One week ago, Startup Sioux Falls and Zeal Center announced a new event called Non-Profit Pitch Night. This event will bring together the Sioux Falls area startup community on Zoom, and some local 501(c)3 non-profits who are in startup mode will make a pitch. Then the audience gets to vote on their favorite pitch. Originally,…

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Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship is the place to bring your business ideas to life. Our team provides vast resources and education, trustworthy support and mentorship, affordable meeting and office space, and most importantly – inspiration to give your idea wings. #IdeasTakeFlight at Zeal. Meet Dan Oakland, owner of Alternative HRD, who’s been in the human…

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SIOUX FALLS, SD, August 2019 – A computer technology donation drive supporting Sioux Falls area nonprofits and small businesses is set to launch Monday, November 4, at Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship in Sioux Falls. Potential beneficiaries in need of computer technology can apply online now through the August 30, 2019 deadline. Sioux Falls area residents and businesses can donate technology items such as:…

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Zeal Center is hosting a summer food truck lunch event on July 18, which will be filled with three amazing trucks and giveaways (view those here). We also had the opportunity to talk with the entrepreneurs behind the food truck businesses. View the Q&A below and we’ll see you on Thursday, July 18th for lunch!…

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Zeal Center recently hosted a sold out Ignite speaker series event at Josiah’s Coffeehouse, Cafe and Bakery in downtown Sioux Falls. Guest presenter, internationally recognized laser vision surgeon, and entrepreneur, Dr. Vance Thompson of Vance Thompson Vision, spoke to an enthusiastic group of Sioux Falls leaders about development of an innovative mindset, and how to…

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Governor’s Giant Vision Winners announced SiouxFalls.Business article April 30, 2019 A Hartford business has taken first place in the annual Governor’s Giant Vision business competition. Advanced Remote Sensing Inc., owned by David Groeneveld, won the top prize of $20,000. The company works in remote sensing and hydrology in agriculture and natural resources, including using remote…

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Andrea Van Essen, Startup Sioux Falls Published 3:20 p.m. CT April 29, 2019 in Sioux Falls Business Journal (www.argusleader.com/story/news/business-journal/2019/04/29/youre-startup-what-can-forward-sioux-falls-do-you/3615220002) If you’ve ever been curious about the forces behind the city’s continuously growing economy and quality of life, a fitting place to turn is Forward Sioux Falls. While it’s just one facet of what goes into successful…

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Original Article from March 27ths Sioux Falls Business Journal www.argusleader.com/story/news/business-journal/2019/03/27/startup-sioux-falls-aims-digital-hub-local-entrepreneurs/3287142002/ A new website for Sioux Falls entrepreneurs aims to create a deeper connection between the business community and the city’s network of events and resources. Startup Sioux Falls creator Matt Paulson expects to hold an official launch Tuesday, but already has an online presence at www.startupsiouxfalls.com with…

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  Marquee, 1 time, or annual events: Hey Sioux Falls awards night Innovation Expo GOED Giant Vision TEDx Sioux Falls Sioux Falls Entrepreneurship Day Chamber Annual Culture Con Zeal Accelerator (every 2 years) Techstars Startup Weekend (every 2 years) Reoccurring: 1 Million Cups Zeal Ignite Series (industry trends) Zeal Innovative Insights powered by First Bank…

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Article from Siouxfalls.business publication March 1 The five-year anniversary of the 1 Million Cups entrepreneur speaker series in Sioux Falls has prompted the city to declare March 6 as Entrepreneurship Day in the city. Events will kick off at 9 a.m. at the Museum of Visual Materials with speaker Andy Traub, who was the first…

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