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.
PowerPollen Founders on the Influence of Good Mentors
Jason Cope and Todd Krone return to Startup Stories DSM to discuss good mentors and where PowerPollen stands today.
Salon Owner in DSM Pivots During the Pandemic
Tricia Rivas shares how she became owner of Trixie’s Salon in Greater Des Moines (DSM).
The Future of the DSM Startup Community Post-COVID
Tej Dhawan and Ben Milne join Mike Colwell to discuss the Greater Des Moines startup community from 2010 to now.
Iowa Event Producer Launches Second Startup in DSM
Amy Nebons describes her journey into entrepreneurship with Blink Events and BOCS DSM in Greater Des Moines (DSM).
Agrisync Sees Growth Year After Year
Casey Niemann reflects on the start of Agrisync, business focus and startup mentors for Startup Stories DSM. Agrisync, a startup based in Greater Des Moines (DSM), continues to see growth year after year. As the founder of the ag company, Niemann says that with more than 20 employees, and up to 10 staff members expected to be added in 2021, Agrisync serves more than 38,000 customers in more than 10 countries.
ISA Ventures Raises Capital Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic
Eric Engelmann discusses the start of ISA Ventures and raising capital to help Iowa-based companies grow.