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Highlights from Guy Raz at NewBoCo

Award-winning journalist and NPR host Guy Raz has interviewed more than 200 highly successful entrepreneurs to uncover amazing true stories. Last Thursday, NewBoCo got the chance to learn more about Raz’ own amazing true story. Here are highlights from our virtual event with him and interviewer Molly Monk.   Special thanks to our sponsors, The Gazette and Appirio. Highlights from

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Celebrating Jennifer Murphy’s NewBoCo workiversary

“Like great leaders, Jennifer leads by example.” “She proposes solutions to problems in a thoughtful way.” “She is such a bright light in this world!” When we realized that we were coming up on one year with the amazing Jennifer Murphy here at NewBoCo, we quietly asked around the team to see what people had to say. Their responses paint a

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Celebrating 5 years of Kaitlin Byers on our team

Today we celebrate our Director of Development, Kaitlin Byers. She joined our organization 5 years ago and the impact she has made on our organization, and all of us as a staff, is HUGE. Kaitlin has an amazing energy that makes us all better people and our organization stronger every day. Kaitlin’s efforts to develop sponsors, donors and grants for

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A NewBoCo employee working with a Full Spectrum Laser cutter to produce an engraved plaque for The McIntyre Foundation, a sponsor organization

Robbie Nesmith One Year Workiversary!

On September 16th, one of the superstars of the NewBoCode team, Robbie Nesmith, celebrates one year with NewBoCo. Robbie joined the team last year as a software developer, and immediately demonstrated how curious, engaged, and hardworking he is! He is known for his ability to create just about anything in our prototyping lab and his amazing sense of humor. Not

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Happy Workiversary to Rob Merritt

On August 12th, our Director of Communications, Rob Merritt celebrated one year with NewBoCo.  And what a year it has been!  As our Chief Relationship Officer, David Tominsky shared, “Rob chose 2020 as his breakout year. He’s hit the big time writing reviews of big-screen musicals, parodies of rock classics, and recently made his debut as a citizen journalist on

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A science-based re-entry approach for NewBoCo programs and events

NewBoCo is known for hosting a variety of events that bring many different communities together and foster collaboration, networking, and learning. During the COVID-19 pandemic, we are adjusting our events to protect our community members while still providing opportunities to connect and grow. As of mid-July 2020, COVID-19 cases and deaths are rising in Iowa. Developing a consistent and effective policy for

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Creating an Innovation Culture

Our newest innovation event is all about learning and experimenting in Innovation. InnovationDojo is a monthly one-hour event where participants explore two tools that support innovation in any organization. Participants leave with enough exposure to try these tools with their organizations. All in less than an hour. Our July 21st session focused on culture. Culture is one key component of

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