Events: Lunch & Learn, Startup Drinks, Bawte launch and more

Every Monday, look for our events post to keep you in the loop on the happenings of the week. From meetups and conferences to workshops and pitch sessions, if it's happening in the Silicon Prairie, you'll find it here. For more, visit our events page for a calendar of upcoming events from us and others

Every Monday, look for our events post to keep you in the loop on the happenings of the week. From meetups and conferences to workshops and pitch sessions, if it’s happening in the Silicon Prairie, you’ll find it here.

For more, visit our events page for a calendar of upcoming events from us and others in the region.

To submit an event for consideration, please email editor@siliconprairienews.com.


This Week

Thinkers & Tinkerers: UNL Startup Business Mentor Program – Monday, noon

Lincoln – NUtech Ventures (1320 Q St.)

Join NUtech Ventures for a discussion of issues in innovation and entrepreneurship. Learn about patenting, drafting contracts, and how to get your ideas funded, and get tips on how to start your own business. 

Learn more at nutechventures.org

Lunch & Learn: Lessons in organic growth of a sustainable company with Wade Arnold – Tuesday, noon

Des Moines – StartupCity Des Moines (317 6th Ave., 6th Floor)

Organizations that have a culture of “crowning the company,” rather than focusing on a founder or key hires, keep the right culture in context during growth. Focusing the attention on the product emphasizes the solution being brought to market and reduces unscalable demigods during the early years of a startup.

Learn more at startupcitydsm.com

RSVP at tikly.co

Des Moines Startup Drinks – Tuesday, 6 p.m.

Des Moines – Amici Espresso (206 6th Ave.)

Startup Drinks is a monthly gathering held on the fourth Thursday of each month and is an informal gathering of startup enthusiasts to talk shop, share experiences or just connect.

Learn more at dsmstartupdrinks.com

RSVP on facebook.com

Bawte Launch Party – Wednesday, 5 p.m.

Des Moines – Big City Burgers and Greens (400 Lucst St., Suite 195)

Bawte is launching, and we want you to come celebrate with us.

Learn more at facebook.com

Lunch & Learn: Sales and Selling for Entrepreneurs – Thursday, noon

Des Moines – StartupCity Des Moines (317 6th Ave., 6th Floor)

So you made your first sale and your company is off and running. How do you maintain your sales momentum? How do you insure that sales will continue in the months and years ahead? Learn 5 essential ingredients that can help insure that you meet your sales and profit goals. This session is led by Joe George of The John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Program at The University of Iowa.

Learn more and book a spot at startupcitydsm.com


Upcoming

Make sure to keep an eye out for these upcoming Silicon Prairie News events and those we’re helping to promote as a media sponsor.

Silicon Prairie News Meetup – Des Moines – May 31

Des Moines

Save the date of the next meetup of the SPN community in Des Moines. Stay tuned for details. (For sponsorship opportunities contact Geoff Wood at geoff@siliconprairienews.com.)

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