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6977_7ec5591255_small June 18, 2014 by Megan Bannister

Des Moines On Wednesday Dwolla announced the latest update to its services: Dwolla Direct, which will allow users to send money over Dwolla's network without fully registering for an account. read more

6645_c2b03a66e5_small March 27, 2014 by Megan Bannister

Des Moines Dwolla announced today on its blog that the Des Moines-based payments startup has partnered with GoDaddy to create a new e-invoicing system for the hosting company's business customers… read more

6176_fc28f2f97f_small October 22, 2013 by Megan Bannister

Des Moines Earlier this month Dwolla announced the launch of a private beta for its real-time payment system. Today the Des Moines startup opened its new platform, Dwolla Credit, to public beta with Alliance Data Retail Services and subsidiary Comenity Capital Bank as its financial partner. "Essentially, if you think about what we’ve done integrating the way cash moves online ... read more

5852_3a129e4ddd_small June 24, 2013 by Megan Bannister

Des Moines Companies such as Facebook to LinkedIn have hosted internal company-wide hackathons to help spur creativity and break employees out of their daily routines. Now Des Moines-based startup Dwolla is joining the list with its first internal hackathon, held last Thursday and Friday. "Some of these (hacks) are things we really want to do and it's not only about creating them but it's also getting people really excited about an idea that maybe they can't get other people to visualize," said Jordan Lampe … read more

5094_9966345cb3_small December 13, 2012 by Danny Schreiber

Des Moines Earlier this week, we shared the story behind the New York Times' Silicon Prairie story. In research for that post, I spoke with Jordan Lampe, director of communications at Dwolla, the Des Moines-based startup prominently featured in the story. In addition to learning about Lampe's role in The Times story, I took the opportunity to ask the early Dwolla hire how he's gone about securing consistent and notable press for the payments network. Dwolla is one of the most buzzed about startups in the Silicon Prairie region and, at some points … read more

4837_531a65973d_small October 9, 2012 by Christopher New

Des Moines A group of citizens braved chilly October weather on Saturday to meet on the Locust Street bridge in downtown Des Moines for the Iowa Internet Uncaucus, a part of the nine-city Internet 2012 Bus Tour created by reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian and general manager Erik Martin. Participants viewed 13 soapbox presentations by members of the community advocating changes that ranged from greater participation in local elections to water … read more

4658_84a2d2257b_small August 27, 2012 by Michael Stacy

Des Moines Dwolla today announced a new initiative to drive donations to charitable causes from users of social news site reddit. reddit Donate allows the moderators of reddit's category … read more

4589_decd9776ca_small August 13, 2012 by Michael Stacy

New York City Online payments startup Dwolla deemed the Ecommerce Hack Day it hosted with Etsy Aug. 4-5 in New York "a run-away success." And by most measures — the first-time hack weekend drew 223 participants, produced 37 hacks and featured some $20,000 in cash and prizes — the weekend was precisely as advertised. But one important — though less readily evident — gauge for the success of the Hack Day will be its effect on helping Des Moines-based Dwolla further establish a foothold … read more

4233_c23e4adac9_small May 30, 2012 by Danny Schreiber

Des Moines From landing a story on TechCrunch to recognition by Fast Company, Dwolla press mentions have been a constant since the company launched nationally in 2010. Behind the scenes orchestrating Dwolla's media and marketing strategy has been Jordan Lampe, the company's chief communications builder. On Wednesday, Lampe (left) will be the featured speaker at the … read more

3794_953cf576fe_small March 15, 2012 by Guest Contributor

Austin 1:15 a.m. - Walk in late, drenched with rain, to Gary Vaynerchuck’s Secret Wine Party from Matthew Rosenberg's Fast Society/Cameo house party. Lasers, wine and geeks make for an amazingly awesome combination. | 9:30 a.m. - Christina Aguilera apparently looks … read more

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