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Nov 15
  • Registration Starts
  • Dinner & Networking
  • Welcome & Speakers
  • Pitches Start
  • Attendees vote for the top ideas
  • Teams start forming and discussing ideas
  • Start to formalize teams and take an inventory of skills. Be honest, and direct about what resources and skills are needed for the weekend. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow


Nov 16
  • Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee
  • Teams formed and setting up workspace for the weekend
  • Lunch
  • Call for needs & skills
  • Coaches help teams one-on-one. They are here to help!
  • Dinner
  • Mid weekend check-in, status reports, call for help
  • Finished for the day. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow


Nov 17
  • Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee
  • Call for help (this is self motivated, so don’t be shy)
  • Lunch
  • Coaches arrive… ASK QUESTIONS
  • Gut check. Start prepping for presentations
  • Dinner
  • Judging & awards
  • Wrapup
  • Go home!
Platinum Sponsors
Gold Sponsors

Erin Rollenhagen

Founder, Entrepreneurial Technologies   |   LinkedIn

Sheldon Ohringer

CEO at Caleris   |   LinkedIn

Joel Marks

Software Engineer at Webfilings LLC   |   LinkedIn

Silver Sponsors

Emma Peterson

Founder & CEO at Tikly   |   LinkedIn

Tej Dhawan

Principal at Pikuzone and StartupCity Des Moines   |   LinkedIn

Heide Krabbe

Highland Journey Capital, LLC   |   LinkedIn

Brian Hemesath

Senior Sales Engineer at Doextra CRM Solutions   |   LinkedIn

Jason Stone

Shareholder at Davis Brown   |   LinkedIn

Emily Reagh Harris

Intellectual Property Attorney (Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights and Licensing) at the Davis Brown Law Firm   |   LinkedIn

Dylan Hamilton

Growth Team Lead at FarmLogs   |   LinkedIn

Media Sponsors
Andrew Kirpalani
Rob Jensen
Nathan Robertson
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