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Startup Office Hours

December 8, 2022 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm CST


Ever wanted to ask an expert about your business? Well, you’re in luck, because Startup Office Hours is back! If you have a business problem you don’t know how to solve, wish you could talk to someone who has knowledge you don’t, or if there’s some other reason you could use a chat with an entrepreneurial mentor, Startup Office Hours may be right for you.

On Thursday, December 8 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM, we are offering 25 minute time slots for entrepreneurs to chat one-on-one via Zoom with one of four Sioux Falls area business mentors.

Featured Business Mentors:

Don Feige

Don is a startup founder / entrepreneur who discovered the value of learning from failure and managing risk while growing up on the farm.  He left the corporate world and founded, grew and exited a healthcare software company.  Don is currently involved in several startups in the senior care industry.

Areas of Expertise

  • Strategy 
  • Product Fit
  • Marketing 
  • SAAS
  • Funding
  • Connecting Dots
  • Senior Care industry

Jim Wiederrich

Jim Widerrich, with Woods, Fuller, Shultz & Smith, P.C., represents a wide variety of clients in Sioux Falls and the region. These clients are in numerous industries including agriculture, real estate development, banking, medical, and manufacturing. Jim organizes and incorporates corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships. 

Areas of Expertise

  • Business and Corporate Transactions
  • Construction Law
  • Real Estate Development 
  • Manufacturing

Jon Oppold

Jonathan Oppold is a veteran of the marketing world turned restauranteur who is currently living his dream as the Owner/Operator of Sunny’s Pizzeria in Sioux Falls, SD. Oppold created Sunny’s after a three year run as head of corporate communications at Profile by Sanford and several years experience in Graphic Design, Art Direction, and Marketing Communications. Prior to founding Sunny’s Pizzeria, Oppold founded Homestead Design Company and Fresh Perspective Imagery, two local graphic design and commercial photography companies that he has owned and operated since 2011. Oppold graduated with a Master’s Degree in Organizational Management from Wayne State College in 2011 and has served on several non-profit boards over his career, including the Orpheum Theatre Board of Directors and the Events Center Design Detail Committee. He and his wife Katy live in central Sioux Falls and are parents to four adopted boys and three wonderful pups.

Areas of Expertise

  • Branding
  • Communications
  • Marketing
  • Graphic Design
  • Photography
  • Business Development
  • Restaurant Startups

If you are interested in this opportunity, please fill out this brief form to express your interest.

This event is being organized by Startup Sioux Falls.

We’d like to thank all of our sponsors for their continued support:

Boyce Law Firm, Eide Bailly, First Bank & Trust, First National Bank in Sioux Falls, First PREMIER Bank, Interstate Office Products, ISG Architects, MarketBeat, Midco, Midwest Employee Benefits, Pendar Properties, Tiger29, and University of Sioux Falls – Entrepreneurial Studies Program.


December 8, 2022
10:30 am - 12:00 pm CST
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