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Men’s Style Lab $1.1M Angel Round led by Retail Veterans

By | Dec 1, 2014 at 9:09 pm

Men’s Style Lab, Inc., an online concierge clothing service that provides style for everyday guys, today announced the close of a $1.1 million angel funding round. It’s a follow-on funding to a $750,000 round raised earlier this summer: what a way to kick off…



By | Jun 12, 2013 at 7:19 pm

I love Des Moines, Iowa.  Every little bit of this community energizes me, inspires me, and feels like home.  I have found that this city is full of endless possibilities and readily available resources that make it one of the most perfect places to start…

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Meet Emma Peterson, Tikly’s 22 Year Old CEO Taking on Ticketmaster

By | Jul 15, 2012 at 12:00 pm

It all started with a conversation with Dwolla‘s Ben Milne at the local Des Moines Irish Pub. “Ben basically said, ‘You have access to this community and a group of people who are eager for a better solution.  So create a better solution.’  He…


The Future of Future Check-Ins and Starting Up in Des Moines, ShareWhere Founder Dylan Hamilton Shares Insights

By | Mar 21, 2012 at 4:45 pm

“What are you doing?”  This was the simple question posed by Twitter back in its early days.  Now with a roughly $8 billion valuation, turns out that was a very valuable question.  There stands reason to believe that there is gold buried in the…