Startup Stories DSM features conversations with entrepreneurs who share both their victories and failures on their paths to success. It is produced by the Greater Des Moines Partnership.
Blk N Bold Coffee Co-Founder Cezar Pernell
Pernell Cezar Jr. is co-founder and CEO of BLK & Bold Specialty Beverages, known for coffee and tea manufacturing that pledges 5% of its profits to programs for youth to develop professionally and fight youth homelessness. The company works with 14...
Three-Time Startup Owner Creates New Startup to Connect Nonprofit Givers
Matt Ostanik, Greater Des Moines (DSM) entrepreneur, speaks with Greater Des Moines Partnership Executive Director of Entrepreneurial Initiatives Mike Colwell about connecting people and businesses who are willing to give with nonprofits that need...
TradeLabs: Where Trade Experts Teach Beginning Investors About Stock Trading
Nick Eltjes and Noah Loffredo share their experience starting TradeLabs in Greater Des Moines (DSM).
Startup Stories — Muddy Bites
One World Supplies Brings PPE to DSM
Sul Huq describes his journey as an entrepreneur and the growth of DSM-startup One World Supplies.
A DSM-Based Startup Merges + Readies for Future Growth
Greg Bailey discusses Denim Social, how he transitioned his startup team and his forecast for the future.