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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.

Small Business and Startup Stories DSM Greater Des Moines Partnership

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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.

    Startup Stories | Lake Label Swim Protective Swimwear | Megan Luchtel

    Startup Stories | Lake Label Swim Protective Swimwear | Megan Luchtel

    During the latest Small Business & Startup Stories DSM podcast, Megan Luchtel, Founder and of Lake Label, a children’s sun-protective swimwear company, spoke with Greater Des Moines Partnership Startup Community Builder Diana Wright about her path to creating an impactful small business, built locally and selling nationwide.

    • 42 min
    Learn about spending money to make money with Propel, new subscription-based CMO service | Greg Bailey and Haley Stomp

    Learn about spending money to make money with Propel, new subscription-based CMO service | Greg Bailey and Haley Stomp

    During the latest Small Business & Startup Stories DSM podcast, Greg Bailey, Founder and CEO of Propel, a business strategic marketing organization, and Hailey Stomp, Founding Partner, Principal and Fractional Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), spoke with Greater Des Moines Partnership’s Diana Wright about spending money to make money by staying competitive when it comes to marketing thought leadership. 

    • 46 min
    Small Business & Startup Stories Podcast | Sevelyn – Mental Wellbeing for Latinos | Carlos Arguello

    Small Business & Startup Stories Podcast | Sevelyn – Mental Wellbeing for Latinos | Carlos Arguello

    During the latest Small Business & Startup Stories DSM podcast, Carlos Arguello, founder of Sevelyn, a mental wellbeing platform based out of Greater Des Moines (DSM), spoke about emotional wellbeing and challenges related to the Latino community. 

    • 52 min
    Small Business & Startup Stories Podcast | Helping Bioscience Startups In Iowa | Anne McMahon

    Small Business & Startup Stories Podcast | Helping Bioscience Startups In Iowa | Anne McMahon

    At BioConnect Iowa, Anne McMahon works to help bioscience startups succeed. As the SBIR/STTR statewide program coordinator, she helps Iowa entrepreneurs apply to an SBIR/STTR Outreach Program, which awards funds to startups and small businesses who can help develop and research innovative solutions. 

    • 35 min
    How Venture Capitalists (VCs) Find Entrepreneurs | Matt Kinley, ManchesterStory Group

    How Venture Capitalists (VCs) Find Entrepreneurs | Matt Kinley, ManchesterStory Group

    During the latest Small Business & Startup Stories DSM podcast, Matt Kinley, co-founder and manager of ManchesterStory Group, a venture capital firm based out of Greater Des Moines (DSM), spoke about how the company assists startups in the following sectors: 

    – Insurance 

    – Healthcare 

    – Financial services

    • 40 min
    2021 Year End Review

    2021 Year End Review

    During the last Small Business & Startup Stories DSM podcast of 2021, Partnership’s Christina Moffatt, director of small business development, and Diana Wright, startup community builder, shared their thoughts on 2021 and what’s to come in 2022.

    • 25 min

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