The Zeal Center offers private offices for incubation companies and world-class coworking space. Learn more about officing at Zeal here.
Education & Collaboration
Starting a business can be a lonely venture. Zeal provides many opportunities for collision through events, workshops, conferences and programs to plug into.
- 1 Million Cups
- Annual Events Including Hey Sioux Falls and Innovation Expo
- Educational Workshops
- Entrepreneurial Office Hours (mentoring events)
- Morning Marketing Parties
- Open Startup Coffees
- Small Business & Non-Profit Pitch Competitions
- Startup Socials
Learn more about Zeal's recurring events here.
The entrepreneurial journey can sometimes feel lonely—but we want you to know that you are not alone. We have a network of mentors who are ready to help you connect the dots as you tackle the next challenge in your business! Learn more about our mentorship network and apply to become a mentor or mentee today!
Zeal assists clients with establishing contacts for financing, grant funding, and investment. A network of long-term established partnerships with entities such as local banks, the Enterprise Institute, the SBA, and SD Development Corporation allow Zeal to be a proponent in connecting entrepreneurs to those ready to serve early-stage companies. Additionally, Zeal is an investor in South Dakota Innovation Partners and the Falls Angel Fund, and works closely with Enterprise Institute which manages the South Dakota based angel funds.
Since inception, Zeal incubator clients have secured more than $172 million in equity funding and have created nearly 750 new jobs. The Zeal Accelerator program participants have also secured an additional 2.5 million dollars and have created 80 new positions.
The Zeal Center operates multiple co-horts of CO.STARTERS each year. CO.STARTERS is a program designed to provide you with the insights, relationships, and tools to turn your idea into action and a sustainable business. Learn more.