1 Million Cups: You Academy Fall 2021 Cohort

The Olympic South Side Theater 1202 3rd St SE #200, Cedar Rapids, IA

This Week This week's presenters are the You Academy Cohort of fall 2021! Now that we’ve learned about the You Academy, let’s get to know the first cohort! These women have been established in their businesses, have revenue, and wanted to go beyond what they have been doing — with one exception. Our first presenter …

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1 Million Cups: Gravitate Coworking

The Olympic South Side Theater 1202 3rd St SE #200, Cedar Rapids, IA

This Week This week's guest is Geoff Wood, Founder of Gravitate Coworking! Geoff's going to sit down with NewBoCo Director of Innovation Jennifer Murphy to talk community, coworking, and the "new norm". With the modern shift towards remote work and WFH solutions, coworking spaces are experiencing a kind of Renaissance. Cedar Rapids has several unique …

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1 Million Cups: Wings2Water

The Olympic South Side Theater 1202 3rd St SE #200, Cedar Rapids, IA

This Week This week's presenter is Marty Lenss of Wings2Water! Wings2Water is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving water quality in the Mississippi River watershed. Using informational displays and crowdfunding tools at airports, we educate travelers while also fundraising from the millions who visit airports every day in the U.S. We use those funds to financially …

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1 Million Cups: Founder Fireside with Gabe Glynn

The Olympic South Side Theater 1202 3rd St SE #200, Cedar Rapids, IA

This Week This week, 1MCCR will host a Founder Fireside with MākuSafe founder and CEO Gabe Glynn. Gabe will share his story through conversation with Eric Engelmann, ISAV’s General Partner, including the challenges, successes, and plans to scale their business in Iowa. Program schedule: 8:30-9:00 - Coffee & Conversation 9:00-9:45 - Official Program 9:45-10:00 - …

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1 Million Cups: Eastern Iowa Health Center

The Olympic South Side Theater 1202 3rd St SE #200, Cedar Rapids, IA

This Week This week, Jennifer Borcherding, Director of Development & Community Relations at Eastern Iowa Health Center, will engage in conversation with Jennifer Murphy, NewBoCo’s Director of Innovation, on nonprofit innovation and what it takes to expand that work. Program schedule: 8:30-9:00 - Coffee & Conversation 9:00-9:45 - Official Program 9:45-10:00 - Q&A Register here! …

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1 Million Cups: RumbleRank

The Olympic South Side Theater 1202 3rd St SE #200, Cedar Rapids, IA

This Week This week's presenter is Jordan Taylor, product owner of RumbleRank! "RumbleRank is a tool for getting conclusive feedback from large groups through head to head matchups. Get data without ambiguity by compelling participants to make decisions. RumbleRank was created as an alternative to the typical survey. We wanted to provide a more engaging …

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1 Million Cups: Marketing in Innovation

The Olympic South Side Theater 1202 3rd St SE #200, Cedar Rapids, IA

This Week Maximize your marketing when you need to do a lot with a little! That is the topic of our conversation with Rob Merritt, Director of Communications for NewBoCo. Dr. Jennifer Murphy will talk with Rob about some of his best ideas built from years of working in the nonprofit sector and media to …

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1 Million Cups: Founder Fireside with Cherie Edilson

The Geonetric Building 415 12th Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, IA

This Week This week, hear from one of the startup founders backed by ISA Ventures! Cherie Edilson, co-founder of Member Marketplace, will share her story through conversation with Eric Engelmann, ISAV’s General Partner, including the challenges, successes, and plans to scale her business in Iowa. Program schedule: 8:30-9:00 - Coffee & Conversation 9:00-9:45 - Official …

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1 Million Cups: Cat Cantrill

The Olympic South Side Theater 1202 3rd St SE #200, Cedar Rapids, IA

This Week This week's presenter is Cat Cantrill! Cat is a 2016 Woman of the Year Nominee and 2018 Gazette HER Woman of Achievement Award Honoree, founder and host of The Single Women's Society podcast, and founder and CEO of The Agency, a matchmaking and dating consulting agency for women. Early in 2021, Cat decided to focus …

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1 Million Cups: The Cheesecake Lady

The Olympic South Side Theater 1202 3rd St SE #200, Cedar Rapids, IA

This Week This week's presenter is the famous Dawn Murray, otherwise known in The Corridor as "The Cheesecake Lady". NewBoCo Director of Innovation Dr. Jennifer Murphy will engage her in conversation, covering topics like starting a business, building a brand, and creating a product that people can't get enough of. Join us! Program schedule: 8:30-9:00 …

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