54 episodes

Welcome to Iowa Innovation, the weekly podcast that will introduce you to new ideas, new tools, and the lessons learned from real Iowa innovators. Join a rotating cast of expert hosts from NewBoCo every Wednesday as they talk with the best innovators, educators, and entrepreneurs Iowa has to offer. So get those ideas off of the whiteboard and accelerate your growth with Iowa Innovation! For more information, visit https://IowaInnovation.org.

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    • 4.6 • 5 Ratings

Welcome to Iowa Innovation, the weekly podcast that will introduce you to new ideas, new tools, and the lessons learned from real Iowa innovators. Join a rotating cast of expert hosts from NewBoCo every Wednesday as they talk with the best innovators, educators, and entrepreneurs Iowa has to offer. So get those ideas off of the whiteboard and accelerate your growth with Iowa Innovation! For more information, visit https://IowaInnovation.org.

This podcast is powered by NewBoCo.

    #51: The Van Meter Episode (ft. Danielle Monthei and Gavin Palma of Van Meter)

    #51: The Van Meter Episode (ft. Danielle Monthei and Gavin Palma of Van Meter)

    On Today's Episode: In the finale of Season 4, hosts Anthony Betters Jr. and Rob Merritt sit down with the sponsors of Season 4, Van Meter. Specifically, they chat with Danielle Monthei, Community Impact Manager, and Gavin Palma, Systems Engineer. The group digs into the inner works of Van Meter, why they sponsored the show and how they give back to the community, and how they continue to be one of the best places to work.
    Welcome to Iowa Innovation, the weekly podcast that will introduce you to new ideas, new tools, and the lessons learned from real Iowa innovators. Join hosts from NewBoCo every Wednesday as they talk with the best innovators, educators, and entrepreneurs Iowa has to offer. So get those ideas off of the whiteboard and accelerate your growth with Iowa Innovation!
    For more information on this podcast, as well as additional tools and resources, visit IowaInnovation.org.
    Season 4 of Iowa Innovation is sponsored by Van Meter, a wholesale electrical supply distributor of automation, electrical, data communications, lighting, power transmission, solar energy, and safety and cleaning products. Their mission is to create lasting value for those they serve. That’s why they have 𝙀𝙫𝙚𝙧𝙮𝙩𝙝𝙞𝙣𝙜 you need to succeed. Learn more at www.vanmeterinc.com.
    Iowa Innovation is also sponsored by Upload Media Group, the digital content development and production company that is Connecting Communities Through Content. Upload Media Group has been the proud production partner for Iowa Innovation since Season 1 and is honored to bring the show to video platforms this season as well. Learn more about Upload Media Group and start YOUR podcast today by visiting UploadCR.com.
    This podcast is powered by NewBoCo and produced by Upload Media Group.

    • 41 min
    #50: 50th Episode Celebration (ft. Jennifer Smith and Jourdan McChesney)

    #50: 50th Episode Celebration (ft. Jennifer Smith and Jourdan McChesney)

    On Today's Episode: To celebrate the 50th episode of the Iowa Innovation podcast, Anthony and Rob reminisce with Jennifer Smith, creator and season host of the podcast. The group is also joined by Jourdan McChesney, Director of Events with NewBoCo, to discuss EntreFEST and all of the amazing projects NewBoCo creates.
    Welcome to Iowa Innovation, the weekly podcast that will introduce you to new ideas, new tools, and the lessons learned from real Iowa innovators. Join hosts from NewBoCo every Wednesday as they talk with the best innovators, educators, and entrepreneurs Iowa has to offer. So get those ideas off of the whiteboard and accelerate your growth with Iowa Innovation!
    For more information on this podcast, as well as additional tools and resources, visit IowaInnovation.org.
    Season 4 of Iowa Innovation is sponsored by Van Meter, a wholesale electrical supply distributor of automation, electrical, data communications, lighting, power transmission, solar energy, and safety and cleaning products. Their mission is to create lasting value for those they serve. That’s why they have 𝙀𝙫𝙚𝙧𝙮𝙩𝙝𝙞𝙣𝙜 you need to succeed. Learn more at www.vanmeterinc.com.
    Iowa Innovation is also sponsored by Upload Media Group, the digital content development and production company that is Connecting Communities Through Content. Upload Media Group has been the proud production partner for Iowa Innovation since Season 1 and is honored to bring the show to video platforms this season as well. Learn more about Upload Media Group and start YOUR podcast today by visiting UploadCR.com.
    This podcast is powered by NewBoCo and produced by Upload Media Group.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    #49: Education for the Future (ft. Samantha Dahlby and Andy Fielder)

    #49: Education for the Future (ft. Samantha Dahlby and Andy Fielder)

    On Today's Episode: Anthony and Rob are once again joined by Samantha Dahlby, Director of K-12 Education at NewBoCo, and Andy Fielder, K-12 Student Program Coordinator. This time, the group discusses NewBoCo's work in K-12 education and how they're leading the charge in new education initiatives.
    Welcome to Iowa Innovation, the weekly podcast that will introduce you to new ideas, new tools, and the lessons learned from real Iowa innovators. Join hosts from NewBoCo every Wednesday as they talk with the best innovators, educators, and entrepreneurs Iowa has to offer. So get those ideas off of the whiteboard and accelerate your growth with Iowa Innovation!
    For more information on this podcast, as well as additional tools and resources, visit IowaInnovation.org.
    This podcast is powered by NewBoCo and produced by Upload Media Group.

    • 41 min
    #48: An Entrepreneurial Ecosystem (ft. Mike Heaton and Alex Taylor)

    #48: An Entrepreneurial Ecosystem (ft. Mike Heaton and Alex Taylor)

    On Today's Episode: Anthony Betters Jr. and Rob Merritt are joined in the studio by Mike Heaton, Director of Development with NewBoCo, and Alex Taylor, Managing Director of the Iowa Startup Accelerator, to discuss the entrepreneurial ecosystem NewBoCo is building in Iowa and how their work and resources may benefit others.
    Welcome to Iowa Innovation, the weekly podcast that will introduce you to new ideas, new tools, and the lessons learned from real Iowa innovators. Join hosts from NewBoCo every Wednesday as they talk with the best innovators, educators, and entrepreneurs Iowa has to offer. So get those ideas off of the whiteboard and accelerate your growth with Iowa Innovation!
    For more information on this podcast, as well as additional tools and resources, visit IowaInnovation.org.
    Season 4 of Iowa Innovation is sponsored by Van Meter, a wholesale electrical supply distributor of automation, electrical, data communications, lighting, power transmission, solar energy, and safety and cleaning products. Their mission is to create lasting value for those they serve. That’s why they have 𝙀𝙫𝙚𝙧𝙮𝙩𝙝𝙞𝙣𝙜 you need to succeed. Learn more at www.vanmeterinc.com.
    Iowa Innovation is also sponsored by Upload Media Group, the digital content development and production company that is Connecting Communities Through Content. Upload Media Group has been the proud production partner for Iowa Innovation since Season 1 and is honored to bring the show to video platforms this season as well. Learn more about Upload Media Group and start YOUR podcast today by visiting UploadCR.com.
    This podcast is powered by NewBoCo and produced by Upload Media Group.

    • 54 min
    #47: Funding Iowan Dreams (ft. Tone Da Boss and Kaitlin Byers of Kiva Iowa)

    #47: Funding Iowan Dreams (ft. Tone Da Boss and Kaitlin Byers of Kiva Iowa)

    On Today's Episode: Anthony Betters Jr. and Rob Merritt are joined in the studio by Kaitlin Byers, Capital Access Manager of Kiva Iowa, and Tone Da Boss, Founder of the Iowa Music Awards and CEO of T1 Entertainment. Tone shares his experiences applying for a Kiva loan and Kaitlin walks everyone through the unique ways Kiva is helping entrepreneurs and small businesses pursue their dreams.
    Follow Tone's journey by following T1 Entertainment on all social media platforms.
    Learn more about Kiva Iowa at NewBo.Co/Kiva
    Welcome to Iowa Innovation, the weekly podcast that will introduce you to new ideas, new tools, and the lessons learned from real Iowa innovators. Join hosts from NewBoCo every Wednesday as they talk with the best innovators, educators, and entrepreneurs Iowa has to offer. So get those ideas off of the whiteboard and accelerate your growth with Iowa Innovation!
    For more information on this podcast, as well as additional tools and resources, visit IowaInnovation.org.
    Season 4 of Iowa Innovation is sponsored by Van Meter, a wholesale electrical supply distributor of automation, electrical, data communications, lighting, power transmission, solar energy, and safety and cleaning products. Their mission is to create lasting value for those they serve. That’s why they have 𝙀𝙫𝙚𝙧𝙮𝙩𝙝𝙞𝙣𝙜 you need to succeed. Learn more at www.vanmeterinc.com.
    Iowa Innovation is also sponsored by Upload Media Group, the digital content development and production company that is Connecting Communities Through Content. Upload Media Group has been the proud production partner for Iowa Innovation since Season 1 and is honored to bring the show to video platforms this season as well. Learn more about Upload Media Group and start YOUR podcast today by visiting UploadCR.com.
    This podcast is powered by NewBoCo and produced by Upload Media Group.

    • 50 min
    #46: Future Cities (ft. Samantha Dahlby and Andy Fielder)

    #46: Future Cities (ft. Samantha Dahlby and Andy Fielder)

    On Today's Episode: Anthony and Rob are joined by Samantha Dahlby, Director of K-12 Education at NewBoCo, and Andy Fielder, K-12 Student Program Coordinator, to discuss the Future City Competition and some of the innovation they're seeing from the leaders of tomorrow.
    Learn more about the Future City Competition at futurecity.org.
    Welcome to Iowa Innovation, the weekly podcast that will introduce you to new ideas, new tools, and the lessons learned from real Iowa innovators. Join hosts from NewBoCo every Wednesday as they talk with the best innovators, educators, and entrepreneurs Iowa has to offer. So get those ideas off of the whiteboard and accelerate your growth with Iowa Innovation!
    For more information on this podcast, as well as additional tools and resources, visit IowaInnovation.org.
    Season 4 of Iowa Innovation is sponsored by Van Meter, a wholesale electrical supply distributor of automation, electrical, data communications, lighting, power transmission, solar energy, and safety and cleaning products. Their mission is to create lasting value for those they serve. That’s why they have 𝙀𝙫𝙚𝙧𝙮𝙩𝙝𝙞𝙣𝙜 you need to succeed. Learn more at www.vanmeterinc.com.
    Iowa Innovation is also sponsored by Upload Media Group, the digital content development and production company that is Connecting Communities Through Content. Upload Media Group has been the proud production partner for Iowa Innovation since Season 1 and is honored to bring the show to video platforms this season as well. Learn more about Upload Media Group and start YOUR podcast today by visiting UploadCR.com.
    This podcast is powered by NewBoCo and produced by Upload Media Group.

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
5 Ratings

5 Ratings

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Entrepreneurship, Tech Education, & Innovation

What a great podcast that highlights ways people in Iowa are innovating to stay competitive in entrepreneurship and the growing demand of tech talent. Inspiring stories from around the state!

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