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Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship

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2329 N Career Avenue
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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March 2019

Zeal E-Playbook Series: Performing Under Pressure

March 28, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm UTC-5
Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship, 2329 N Career Avenue
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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$15

A business workshop brought to you by the Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship. Please reserve an Eventbrite ticket to be admitted in the session as capacity is limited to just 20 people. This workshop is for anyone looking to improve their communication charisma, public speaking, or sales abilities. Performing Under Pressure When you speaking with clients or peers, is the presentation seen in your head the same presentation your audience is seeing? Do you speak clearly and fully so your story…

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April 2019

Lunch and Learn: Lean Startup Mindset

April 3, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm UTC-5
Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship, 2329 N Career Avenue
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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How do I know if my startup is on track to succeed? How do I know when it's time to scale? Is there formulaic way to grow my business? This "Lean Startup" approach has proven to be an experimental methodology that has launched thousands of innovative projects all across the globe. Ryan and his team distilled this content specifically from the material of the Great North Labs two-day Lean Startup Bootcamp they operate in Minnesota. Ryan will cover the basics,…

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The Playbook Series: FAQ’s of Quickbooks Online

April 23, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm UTC-5
Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship, 2329 N Career Avenue
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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$15

A business workshop brought to you by the Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship. Please reserve an Eventbrite ticket to be admitted in the session as capacity is limited to just 20 people. This session is for anyone wanting an introduction and first step understanding of using QB Online. Workshop Description:  Quickbooks Online is a cloud-based accounting tool that has grown in both popularity and capability in recent years. This Playbook workshop will focus on answering the Frequently Asked Questions about Quickbooks…

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Unify Presents: Network Sioux Falls, Advances in A.I.

April 24, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-5
Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship, 2329 N Career Avenue
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Free

Mingle, discuss and exchange knowledge on relevant topics in the field of Artificial Intelligence from the industry thought leaders. Admission is general and free with registration HERE. Speakers include: Clay Campbell - Director of Innovation & Applied A.I. at Unify, Justin Smith, Ph.D. - Enterprise Director of Data Analytics and host of What is AI? podcast and Irving De la Cruz - Director, Solutions Engineering & Architecture at Unify.

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Zeal E-Playbook Series: Utilizing a Banking Relationship to Grow a Business

April 30, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm UTC-5
Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship, 2329 N Career Avenue
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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A business workshop brought to you by the Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship. Please reserve an Eventbrite ticket to be admitted in the session, as capacity is limited to just 25 people. This workshop is designed to inform on beneficial banking principles for early-stage entrepreneurs and businesses. First National Bank of Sioux Falls is co-hosting this workshop and delivering the expertise to attendees. FNB is a community bank that does things differently. With an infectious culture, a 130-year commitment to local…

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June 2019

Zeal Refresher

June 6, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm UTC-5
Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship, 2329 N Career Avenue
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Free

Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship’s monthly “Refresher” is a social event designed for area entrepreneurs and the business community to meet, network, and collaborate. Zeal's Executive Director Brienne Maner will be available to answer questions! Thursday, June 6th 4:00pm to 5:30pm Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship, 2329 N Career Avenue (South entrance) Refreshments will be provided. Thank you to our professional partners for their support: First National Bank, Eide Bailly, Woods Fuller, Midco, MarketBeat, Midwest Employee Benefits, First PREMIER Bank, First Bank…

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July 2019

Zeal Playbook: Profit First

July 10, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm UTC-5
Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship, 2329 N Career Avenue
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Free

A special edition Zeal workshop, at no cost, in partnership with Megan Dahle: Profit First: How to Make Any Business Highly Profitable. Workshop facilitator: Megan Dahle Location: Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship Time: Noon to 1:00pm Cost: $0 Capacity: Limited to first 25 tickets Note: no lunch provided, but fully allowed to bring in outside food & beverage. Description: The profit formula is simple: Sales – Expense = Profit. The only problem is it is flawed. Megan Dahle, a Profit First Professional,…

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August 2019

Zeal Refresher

August 8, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm UTC-5
Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship, 2329 N Career Avenue
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Free

Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship’s monthly “Refresher” is a social event designed for area entrepreneurs and the business community to meet, network, and collaborate. It is casually designed and open for anyone to stop in and join a conversation or two. Zeal's Executive Director Brienne Maner will be available to answer questions. Zeal's Client Specialist Thad Giedd will be available with his photography equipment and conducting FREE photography sessions. A great chance to snag a high-resolution photo with the new #ideastakeflight…

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Sioux Falls Women Entrepreneurs Roundtable

August 9, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am UTC-5
Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship, 2329 N Career Avenue
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Free

Hi everyone! I'm looking for some feedback and insight from women business owners in Sioux Falls. I'm the director of the SD CEO (Center for Enterprise Opportunity) | Women's Business Center. We are partially funded by the SBA, in our 10th year and located on the campus of Black Hills State University in Spearfish who is our host. We provide business-related workshops, conferences, training, networking and free 1:1 business counseling for women interested in launching a new venture or current…

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The Ultimate Nature of Our Reality

August 16, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm UTC-5
Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship, 2329 N Career Avenue
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Free

Sioux Falls native Allen Saakyan is back in town from San Francisco to talk about The Ultimate Nature of our Reality. SCHEDULE 7-7:45pm Allen Delivers a Talk 7:45-8:30pm Fireside Chat with guest TBD 8:30-9pm Q&A 9pm Networking ABOUT ALLEN Allen Saakyan hosts Simulation, a show interviewing the greatest minds alive (www.simulationseries.com). Check out his recent TEDx San Francisco talk on “The Art of Powerful Questions” (www.bit.ly/AllenTEDx) or visit his website (www.allensaakyan.com) for more info. TICKETS & VENUE Tickets are free…

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Think 3D Coaching Boot Camp

August 21, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm UTC-5
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 4, 2019

Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship, 2329 N Career Avenue
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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$165

Think 3D Coaching for Effectiveness Boot Camp About this Event Think 3D Presents: Coaching for Effectiveness... This 3 part boot camp focuses on building the skills that leaders need to develop intentional cultures on their teams and in their businesses. What is it? This 3-part course is designed to help current and aspiring leaders develop and enhance their coaching skills. Delivering feedback and coaching others up is a fundamental aspect of leadership. This course will equip leaders with the tools…

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Zeal Playbook Series: HR 101

August 29, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm UTC-5
Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship, 2329 N Career Avenue
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Free

HR 101 for Start-Ups and Small Businesses Moving from ‘Wing and a Prayer’ to ‘Soaring High’! Session Description: We know that fully 95% of employers throughout the United States have no human resources professional on staff, yet they still have to manage recruiting and hiring, compensation and benefits, policies and performance issues, training programs, federal and state employment laws, and creating a culture where their people can not only perform well, but thrive and excel! Start-ups and small employers may…

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September 2019

Dare to Lead Workshop with Melissa Hiatt

September 19, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm UTC-5
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 am, repeating until September 20, 2019

Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship, 2329 N Career Avenue
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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$650

Dare to Lead™ is a research based courage building program based on the work of Brené Brown. In this workshop, participants will learn the four skills sets of courageous leadership; rumbling with vulnerability, living into our values, braving trust, and learning to rise. Upon successful completion participants will be considered Dare to Lead trained. Participants will receive instructions on how to add a LinkedIn badge to their LinkedIn account recognizing their mastery of the four skill sets of courage. This…

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October 2019

Morning Marketing Party

October 4, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am UTC-5
Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship, 2329 N Career Avenue
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Free

Calling all business owners and marketing professionals! Join the Startup Sioux Falls community on Friday morning, October 4th for a Morning Marketing Party. We will gather at Zeal over coffee and light refreshments and talk marketing. Everybody should bring one marketing tip to share with the group.

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Biotech Breakfast Startup School: “What Do (or Don’t) Investors Want To Hear?” Series of Six

October 24, 2019 @ 7:45 am - 9:00 am UTC-5
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An event every week that begins at 7:45 am on Thursday, repeating until November 7, 2019

Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship, 2329 N Career Avenue
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Free

6 one-hour breakfast workshops ONE: October 24th "What Do (or Don’t) Investors Want to Hear?" Matt Willard, Co-Founder, The Funding Farm & Assistant Professor Business Administration, Augustana University SD Biotech, USD Tech Transfer Office, and the SHARPHub are working together to present a series of workshops to help innovators in South Dakota better understand the pathway to commercialization for translating their research into the marketplace. This workshop series is intended to target anybody in South Dakota with an early stage…

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Micro Lending Workshop & Lender Matchmaking

October 25, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm UTC-5
Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship, 2329 N Career Avenue
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Free

A free opportunity to educate yourself on SBA & microloan opportunities, hear from local lending experts, and pitch to local lenders! About this Event Zeal and the Small Business Administration invite you to a FREE Micro Lender Workshop, Lender Panel Discussion, and Lender Matchmaking event on Friday, October 25, at Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship in Sioux Falls. Schedule: 9 – 9:45 – Micro Lending Workshop, Presented by Lori Finnesand, GROW South Dakota (15 min break) 10 – 11 – Lender…

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Startup Horror Stories

October 31, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am UTC-5
Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship, 2329 N Career Avenue
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Free

Calling all small business owners and startup founders! Join the Sioux Falls startup community on Halloween, Thursday, October 31st, at 9:00 AM for our "Startup Horror Stories" event. We will gather at Zeal over coffee, donuts, and fruit. Everyone will have an opportunity share a past mistake, a horror story, or anything they would do differently a second time around in their business. While costumes are not required, a $50.00 Queen City Bakery gift card will be given to the…

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November 2019

Dare to Lead Two Day Workshop

November 14, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm UTC-5
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 am, repeating until November 15, 2019

Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship, 2329 N Career Avenue
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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$650

Dare to Lead™ is a research based courage building program based on the work of Brené Brown. In this workshop, participants will learn the four skills sets of courageous leadership; rumbling with vulnerability, living into our values, braving trust, and learning to rise. Upon successful completion participants will be considered Dare to Lead trained. Participants will receive instructions on how to add a LinkedIn badge to their LinkedIn account recognizing their mastery of the four skill sets of courage. This…

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Biotech Breakfast Startup School: “What Do (or Don’t) Investors Want To Hear?” Series of Six

November 21, 2019 @ 7:45 am - 9:00 am UTC-5
Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship, 2329 N Career Avenue
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Free

About this Event 6 one-hour breakfast workshops "What Do (or Don’t) Investors Want to Hear?" Matt Willard, Co-Founder, The Funding Farm & Assistant Professor Business Administration, Augustana University SD Biotech, USD Tech Transfer Office, and the SHARPHub are working together to present a series of workshops to help innovators in South Dakota better understand the pathway to commercialization for translating their research into the marketplace. This workshop series is intended to target anybody in South Dakota with an early stage…

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Mini-Mastermind

November 27, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am UTC-5
Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship, 2329 N Career Avenue
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Do you have a business problem you don't know how to solve? Is there an area where your business is sorely lacking? Not sure how to keep growing your business? Please join us for a mini-mastermind event. This event is a roundtable discussion where anyone can present a business problem to the group and ask for feedback and advice from other participants attending. Presenters will have 2 minutes to share their problem with the group, and other attendees will have…

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December 2019

Everything You Need to Know Before You Automate

December 5, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am UTC-5
Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship, 2329 N Career Avenue
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Learn about ways you can leverage technology in your organization to enhance your productivity in a cost-effective way! Hear from Automation Expert Travis Thiex about ways to identify automation opportunities and how to prepare for the unique challenges that come with implementing new technology. Travis will be available to give expert advice and demonstrate the navigational and collaborative functions of a mobile autonomous robot! ***A drawing for a brand new FLAT SCREEN T.V. will also be going on at the…

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Biotech Breakfast Startup School: “What Do (or Don’t) Investors Want To Hear?” Series of Six

December 5, 2019 @ 7:45 am - 9:00 am UTC-5
Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship, 2329 N Career Avenue
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Free

About this Event 6 one-hour breakfast workshops "What Do (or Don’t) Investors Want to Hear?" Matt Willard, Co-Founder, The Funding Farm & Assistant Professor Business Administration, Augustana University SD Biotech, USD Tech Transfer Office, and the SHARPHub are working together to present a series of workshops to help innovators in South Dakota better understand the pathway to commercialization for translating their research into the marketplace. This workshop series is intended to target anybody in South Dakota with an early stage…

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Biotech Breakfast Startup School: “How to Create a Business” Series of Six

December 12, 2019 @ 7:45 am - 9:00 am UTC-5
Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship, 2329 N Career Avenue
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Free

About this Event 6 one-hour breakfast workshops SIX: December 12th "How to Create a Business" Presenter: Mark Slade, Small Business Development Center SD Biotech, USD Tech Transfer Office, and the SHARPHub are working together to present a series of workshops to help innovators in South Dakota better understand the pathway to commercialization for translating their research into the marketplace. This workshop series is intended to target anybody in South Dakota with an early stage technology that needs to be commercialized,…

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Zeal Refresher Social

December 12, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm UTC-5
Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship, 2329 N Career Avenue
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Free

Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship’s monthly “Refresher” is a social event designed for area entrepreneurs and the business community to meet, network, and collaborate. It is casually designed and open for anyone to stop in and join a conversation or two. This month, we will be celebrating the achievements of Advanced Remote Sensing Inc. as well as Zeal’s newest tenant, Oxenham Group. Thursday, December 12th, 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship, 2329 N Career Avenue (South entrance) Refreshments…

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January 2020

Scrum 101

January 21, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am UTC-5
Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship, 2329 N Career Avenue
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Join Zeal's Community Manger & Certified Scrum Master Kate Flemming to learn how to apply the scrum framework in your work place or team. About this Event Are you searching for an adaptive framework to foster communication, accountability, and continuous team improvement? Do you want to elevate the collaborative - and even creative - spirit of your team? Learn how you can apply the agile working philosophy and scrum framework to your team. What is scrum? Originally formalized for software…

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February 2020

Morning Marketing Party

February 14, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am UTC-5
Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship, 2329 N Career Avenue
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Free

Calling all business owners and marketing professionals! Join the Startup Sioux Falls community on Friday morning, February 14th for a Morning Marketing Party. We will gather at Zeal over coffee and light refreshments and talk marketing. Everybody should bring one marketing tip to share with the group. Please RSVP on Eventbrite. This casual gathering will serve as an opportunity to share coffee, stories, insights, questions, and connections with fellow marketers and business owners who are interested in building a better…

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March 2020

Friday the 13th: Scary HR Stories

March 13, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am UTC-5
Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship, 2329 N Career Avenue
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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$20

Join Alternative HRD on Friday, March 13th for Coffee, Comfort Food, and Scary Stories! Who: Small Employers, Large Employers, All Employers! What: Alternative HRD's HR Series "The 2020 W-4 Form: What Scares People the Most?" "The New I-9 Form: Why You Should Be Very Afraid!" "Hey, Corona! Fear-Mongering or Practical Workplace Preparations" When: Friday the 13th (03/13/20): 8:00 a. m. - 9:30 a. m. Where: Alternative HRD located in the Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship at 2329 N. Career Avenue Why:…

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Hack Sioux Falls

March 28, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm UTC-5
Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship, 2329 N Career Avenue
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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$179

Hack Sioux Falls (http://hacksiouxfalls.com/) Teaching kids about electronics, embedded technology, and engineering. (No experience necessary) This quarter we are building a Bluetooth controlled vehicle that includes a wheels, motor board, Arduino Uno, Bluetooth module, lasers, and a loud buzzer. Each quarter, we will issue a new and creative challenge that asks kids to build their own solution to the problem. Challenges will be related to electronics and embedded engineers; for example, transmit an 8-bit number across the room without using…

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July 2021

Food Truck Thursday

July 15, 2021 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm UTC-5
Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship, 2329 N Career Avenue
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Enjoy the summertime with another Food Truck Thursday! Join us July 15, for some delicious Tex-Mex by Breaking Burrito and good music from 11:30-1 PM at the Zeal Center!

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October 2021

Mini Mastermind – Sponsored by Midwest Employee Benefits

October 14, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am UTC-5
Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship, 2329 N Career Avenue
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Do you have a business problem you don't know how to solve? Is there an area where your business is sorely lacking? Not sure how to keep growing your business? Please join us for the return of the mini-mastermind! This event is a round-table discussion where anyone can present a business problem to attendees and ask for feedback and advice from other participants attending. Presenters will have 2 minutes to share their problem with the group, and other attendees will…

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January 2022

SD CEO East Women’s Business Center Grand Opening

January 12 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm UTC-5
Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship, 2329 N Career Avenue
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Description: Join us on Wednesday, January 12, 2022, at the Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship’s Conference Room AB for the Grand Opening celebration of our SD CEO East Women’s Business Center from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. At 4:30 PM, our program will begin with remarks from Assistant Administrator for the Office of Women’s Business Ownership at U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), Natalie Madeira Cofield, SBA South Dakota District Director, Jaime Wood, SD CEO East WBC Director, Ashley Biggar, and Greater…

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April 2022

Influencing Profits Sales Bootcamp

April 29 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm UTC-5
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 am, repeating until April 30, 2022

Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship, 2329 N Career Avenue
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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$497.00

The Skill Of Sales Has Never Been More Critical! Sales equals influence - period, end of story. To sell your product or service, you must know how to influence and sell. To get your idea implemented at work, you must know how to influence and sell. To effectively lead others, you must know how to influence and sell. To gain advancement and greater responsibility in work and life, you must know how to influence and sell. The world is changing…

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Influencing Profits Sales Bootcamp

April 30 @ 8:30 am - May 1 @ 4:00 pm UTC-5
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 am, repeating until April 30, 2022

Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship, 2329 N Career Avenue
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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$497.00

The Skill Of Sales Has Never Been More Critical! Sales equals influence - period, end of story. To sell your product or service, you must know how to influence and sell. To get your idea implemented at work, you must know how to influence and sell. To effectively lead others, you must know how to influence and sell. To gain advancement and greater responsibility in work and life, you must know how to influence and sell. The world is changing…

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June 2022

Zeal Center Sendoff

June 28 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm UTC-5
Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship, 2329 N Career Avenue
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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As you’ve probably heard, the Startup Sioux Falls team is relocating to the Milwaukee Freight Depot building downtown. We’ll be leaving our longtime home at the Zeal Center in the capable hands of Southeast Technical College—who will be using it as a nurse simulation center.  While we are incredibly excited to move into our new home, we recognize that the Zeal Center has played a significant role in shaping the Sioux Falls startup ecosystem, and we thought it would only…

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July 2022

Food Truck Thursday + Moving Sale

July 14 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm UTC-5
Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship, 2329 N Career Avenue
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Startup Sioux Falls is moving! Come grab a bite and see what we have for sale. Startup Sioux Falls is making the move from our longtime home in the Zeal Center to the Milwaukee Freight Depot building in downtown Sioux Falls. Our new space will be better suited for serving founders in our community—but it will also have a bit less space. So, we’ve decided to sell some of the things we won’t be taking with us. Stop by the…

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