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Startup Sunrise

June 5 @ 8:00 am - 9:15 am CDT

Rise and Shine with Startup Sioux Falls at Startup Sunrise, a monthly gathering of founders and innovators!

When: Every first Wednesday of the month, 8:00 AM – 9:15 AM

June’s Event: Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Where: Startup Sioux Falls, 100 E 6th Street, Sioux Falls, SD 57104

Startup Sioux Falls invites you to a morning of inspiration and connection at our monthly event, Startup Sunrise. Each month, two startup founders or business leaders will briefly share their journey, followed by a facilitated conversation. Startup Sunrise transforms early mornings into a vibrant environment to connect, learn, share ideas, and problem-solve with the brightest minds in our community!

Learn more about Startup Sunrise here and download the event series poster here.

This Month’s Topic and Speakers:

In June, we look forward to hosting Childcare Founders with featured speakers Corrie Poore, founder and owner of Little Tykes University and Aleta Lindell, founder and owner of Miss Jaspers’ House.

Learn more about Corrie and Aleta below!


8:00 AM: Coffee – Connect over a cup of ‘Rise & Shine’ by The Source, roasted exclusively for Startup Sunrise.

8:20 AM: Program starts

8:35 AM: Founder Stories – Hear 3-minute presentations from two founders or business leaders, followed by a facilitated conversation and audience Q&A.

9:15 AM: Event concludes, but FREE coworking begins (9:15 am-Noon)

Ticket Information

Tickets are free, but space is limited. Grab your free ticket on Eventbrite here. Hurry, they go fast!

Who should attend?

  • Founders, innovators, community leaders, and creatives.
  • Community builders who want to contribute to the startup community.
  • Individuals who have experience in the industry or topic of the month

Why Attend?

Startup Sunrise is your opportunity to kick-start your day with inspiration and connection. A little bit of what you can expect:

  • Inspiration from the stories of startup founders and engaging conversation.
  • Face-to-face networking with like-minded people.
  • A supportive environment willing to help you take your next step as a founder.

About Corrie Poore and Little Tykes University

Corrie Poore founded Little Tykes University, a curriculum-based preschool program, in October 2014. Corrie has provided comprehensive childcare services for children ranging from birth to school age within a home-based setting. He emphasizes the importance of life experiences in preparing children for school while integrating science, technology, engineering, art, mathematics, and guided discovery into the curriculum. Corrie has established a structured routine that emphasizes practical and recurrent application of core concepts within his in-home daycare.

About Aleta Lindell and Miss Jaspers’ House

Aleta Lindell’s childcare journey began at age ten, babysitting in her rural community. Excelling academically, she established a babysitting service in college to support her studies. Discovering a passion for childcare beyond babysitting, Aleta observed children’s development and family dynamics. After college, she worked as a nanny, gaining insights into social etiquette and teamwork. Armed with an education degree, she taught before founding Miss Jaspers’ House, a childcare establishment focusing on children’s growth and family support.

Entry Instructions

Please enter from the east side of the building, directly adjacent to the parking lot.

If an ADA accommodation is needed, please contact the Startup Sioux Falls office at 605-275-8000.

Parking Instructions:

Free and paid parking is available throughout the area. Please refer to this parking guide.


June 5
8:00 am - 9:15 am CDT
Event Category:


Startup Sioux Falls


Startup Sioux Falls
100 East 6th Street
Sioux falls, SD 57104 United States
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(605) 275-8000