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Tagged EntreFest!
5338_09a47033eb_small March 4, 2013 by Danny Schreiber

Cedar Rapids EntreFest!, an annual small business and entrepreneurship conference hosted by University of Northern Iowa's MyEntre.Net, takes place in Cedar Rapids, Iowa this Thursday and Friday. With new breakout sessions such as the Lean Startup Methodology and Business Model Generation, the event aims to attract founders of high-growth startups in addition to those behind small businesses. StartupCity Des Moines' Christian Renaud is set … read more

3738_753ee96123_small March 5, 2012 by Brittany Mascio

Every Monday, look for our events post to keep you in the loop on the happenings of the week. From meetups and conferences to workshops and pitch sessions, if it's happening in the Silicon Prairie, you'll find it here. For more, visit our events page for a calendar of upcoming … read more

3705_e7c3036052_small February 28, 2012 by Michael Stacy

Ames The fifth annual EntreFest! conference is set to "highlight the thriving world of entrepreneurship in Iowa" March 8-9 in Ames. The event, which will take place at the Gateway Hotel and Conference Center, features speeches, networking events and breakout sessions on subjects including New Technology Tools, Why Search Engine Optimization is Important, How to Keep Customers Rushing Back for More, How to Harvest Profits without Sacrificing … read more

635_cf3a8db022_small February 12, 2010 by Geoff Wood

West Des Moines Later this month the third iteration of EntreFest! will be take place at the West Des Moines Marriott. I caught up with Amy Kuhlers, a Program Manager with MyEntre.Net an "entrepreneurship support system" out of the University of Northern Iowa's Regional Business Center in Cedar Falls, who is coordinating the event. In the Q&A below, Amy tells us what to expect from the event, why you should attend, and more about the MyEntre.Net program. read more

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