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Introduction to the Des Moines Startup Scene

  • Gravitate Coworking (Downtown) 500 Locust Street Des Moines (map)
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Join us for Intro to the Des Moines Startup Scene with Geoff Wood, a local community builder that has been helping to grow our local entrepreneurial ecosystem for the last decade.

Are you new to the Des Moines Startup Community? Thinking about moving here? Trying to figure out how to plug in? Come hear a comprehensive overview from two local community leaders and get a chance to introduce yourself and ask questions.

This is a great chance to get a tour of the new Gravitate Coworking location and hear about the resources available for aspiring entrepreneurs at any stage or sector. Refreshments provided.

  • 5:00 pm Intro to the Des Moines Startup Scene

  • 6:00 pm Q&A (Ask Geoff Anything!), Networking, and (optional) Tour

You’ll get answers to questions like…

  • How do I get a job at a startup?

  • How do I find a co-founder?

  • How do I meet investors and mentors?

  • Should I join an accelerator?

You will find out about…

  • Gravitate Coworking

  • Overview of Startup investors; venture funds and angels

  • Incubators; Accelerators and Startup Support Organizations

  • Startup Lawyers and other professional advisors

  • Community Events

  • Resources for Students

  • and more!