Co-hosts Anthony and Rob are joined in the studio by Kaitlin Byers, Capital Access Manager of Kiva Iowa, and Tone Da Boss, Founder of the Iowa Music Awards and CEO of T1 Entertainment. Tone shares his experiences applying for a Kiva loan and Kaitlin walks everyone through the unique ways
Funds will allow creation of video library, case study for training program CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (November 28, 2023) – As computer science becomes a greater focus in Iowa classrooms, educators want young students to get as much of a head start as possible. With the help of a newly-announced grant
Today Anthony and Rob are joined by Samantha Dahlby, Director of K-12 Education at NewBoCo, and Andy Fielder, K-12 Student Program Coordinator, to discuss the Future City Competition and some of the innovation they’re seeing from the leaders of tomorrow. Learn more about the Future City Competition at futurecity.org. Season
Anthony and Rob are joined by Melissa Silver and Craig Barkley of DeltaV Code School, Iowa’s premier tech boot camp. Learn more about DeltaV at deltavcodeschool.com. Season 4 of Iowa Innovation is sponsored by Van Meter, a wholesale electrical supply distributor of automation, electrical, data communications, lighting, power transmission, solar
Speaker applications now open for annual two-day conference taking place June 13-14 Cedar Rapids, IA (Nov. 17, 2023) — EntreFEST, the two-day conference celebrating the spirit of entrepreneurialism and innovation, returns to Cedar Rapids in 2024 after two years in Iowa City. The conference will be held June 13-14, 2024.
Anthony and Rob are joined by John Foster, Community Manager of The Vault Co-Working Space, and Jordan Bergren, Freelance Animator and Founder of Simplate.io (and Vault member). The group discuss Jordan’s work and the many benefits of Co-Working spaces for today’s professionals. Learn more about The Vault at NewBo.Co/Vault/ Learn
Anthony and Rob are joined by Alex Taylor, Managing Director of the Iowa Startup Accelerator, to chat with special guest Liz Hubing, Senior Director of Workforce and Business Innovation with Greater Iowa City, Inc., the newly merged entity comprised previously of the Iowa City Area Chamber of Commerce and the
In our Season 4 premiere, hosts Anthony Betters Jr. and Rob Merritt sit down with Cedar Rapids Mayor Tiffany O’Donnell to discuss her first Mayor’s Youth Conference, and some of the exciting innovations that she sees the young people within our community bringing to the table.
For the Season 3 finale, Anthony and Rob sit down with Dr. Tawana Grover, the new Superintendent of Schools for the Cedar Rapids Community School District. The group explore how (and why) she came to settle in Iowa, what she sees as the challenges before her in this role, and
Hosts Anthony and Jessica are joined by Karim Malek, Director of the Virtual Soldier Research Program at the University of Iowa, as well as Major General Retired Stewart Wallace. The duo share with our hosts their work on the Virtual Soldier project, including how this program has the capacity to