Day: April 22, 2011
The Iowa Department of Economic Development (IDED) announced that latest companies to win awards from the Demonstration Fund this week. The Demonstration Fund, which is described on the IDED website as “designed to encourage product refinements …Read More
We went green — or the color scheme of our Livestream did, at least — today for what I’ve just decided to label as our Weekly Wrap-Up: Earth Day Edition. Truth be told, that green scheme is about as earthy as the Weekly Wrap-Up got, but there are plenty of other reasons to check it out.
Mentioned this week:
“Startup Weekend Kansas City: CraftWig walks away with win,”
“Startup Weekend Kansas …
We’re thrilled to share with you a phenomenal opportunity from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, our premier sponsor of Big Omaha 2011. With tickets for Big Omaha selling out just one week after they went on sale, the Kauffman Foundation has offered to give one lucky entrepreneur the opportunity to attend our event. Here are the details of the challenge, from Kauffman’s release:
The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation is inviting …Read More
Ben Edwards is trying to take a bite out of eBay, one mobile device at a time.
Edwards (Left, photo from twitter.com/bennybeta) is the creator and proprietor of Swappa …Read More
Clickstop founders Tim Guenther and Shaun Linderbaum were a couple of typical Iowa college kids back in the late 90s, at a time when Wade Arnold of T8 was also bumming around the hallowed entrepreneurial grounds of the University of Northern Iowa. Incidentally, yours truly was also a “typical college kid” at that time. Sadly, the extent of my entrepreneurial talents was charging $3 for keg beer to pay our heating bill. What was I thinking?
Anyway, things all started for Clickstop, which is now based…