Beginning this year, Sioux Falls will celebrate Entrepreneurship Day on the first Wednesday of March. For the 2021 celebration taking place on March 3, the general public is invited to join the festivities by participating in a host of events organized by the teams at the Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship (Zeal) and Startup Sioux Falls. …

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Executive Director, Brienne Maner, was featured on Mug News to discuss the Sioux Falls, South Dakota startup community. She joined the show to discuss the current state of the ecosystem, the major success we’ve seen building the community, and the tactics to apply to communities across the country.

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Today, our team at Zeal is excited to publicly announce the participants of our first CO.STARTERS cohort.  We announced the program in November after months of strategic planning and research. We’ve already put so much hard work into CO.STARTERS, and as the applications started rolling in, we were thrilled to see a diverse range of…

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Finish your 2020 with an act of generosity! We are collecting donations to fulfill the needs of local non-profit organizations. Individuals and businesses are welcome to donate. Check out this video and visit draco.bio to learn more! Items needed: tablets laptops desktops monitors monetary donations to buy software Donated devices will be securely wiped of…

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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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