Networking Event Expands to Include Entrepreneurs, Builders

Northwest Iowa BizBrew Launches as Area’s Premier Networking Event  SPENCER, Iowa – StartupCity Spencer and the Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corporation are excited to announce the launch of Northwest Iowa BizBrew, an informal networking event focused on bringing together entrepreneurs, business people and creatives.  “We saw a great turn-out with the Technology Association of Iowa’s TechBrew event […]

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StartupCity Spencer Hosts State Leaders

Featured in the Spencer Daily Reporter on Thursday, May 29, 2014 by Randy Cauthron, Managing Editor. “In conjunction with its introduction of its Coworking Thursday programming, StartupCity Spencer hosted the Iowa Republican administrative team of Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds, as well as their guest, Texas Gov. Rick Perry, and offered the […]

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StartupCity Opens Doors for Coworking

Beginning tomorrow, May 29th, StartupCity Spencer will be officially open for coworking every Thursday from 8am – 5pm. What is Coworking? Coworking is when people are given an environment to work in that fosters collaboration. There is a general absence of walls and dividers, and there is an abundance of people and resources that encourage […]

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StartUp Weekend Targets Rural-Focused Entrepreneurship

Featured in the Spencer Daily Reporter on Monday, January 27, 2014 by Kate Padilla. “It was great collaborating on skills,” she (Liz Kluver, a careers teacher at Spencer High School) said. “I had one student participating this time, and he would say he knows nothing about ag. But it’s even just coming up with ideas. […]

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Startup Weekend Spencer: Ready, Set, Build!

We are beyond thrilled to have Startup Weekend Spencer kicking off! It will be a super exciting weekend of pitching, designing, planning and implementing a brand new ag-startup. As we type, entrepreneurs, thought leaders, designers and more from across the Midwest are converging at StartupCity Spencer, grabbing a drink, pulling out their iPads and getting ready […]

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Official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to Take Place August 5th

After more than a year in the making and much growing excitement in the Spencer business community, we are pleased to announce that StartupCity Spencer will be opening its doors August 1st followed by an official ribbon cutting ceremony on August 5th. You are cordially invited to join other community leaders as we celebrate the […]

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StartupCity Spencer to Host Second Pitch & Grow Event

Featured in the Spencer Daily Reporter on Tuesday, July 23, 2013 by Randy M. Cauthron. “The first Pitch & Grow here was really an exciting success and set a really nice foundation for this year’s event,” Leann Jacobsen, TAI president and StartupCity Spencer founder, said. “In the meantime we’ve had a number of Tech Brews […]

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Your Vision Needs a Home

Access to mentors, funders, builders and business leaders. Your own desk with a kickass view of the Little Sioux River. Free attendance to StartupCity Spencer events. These are just a few perks of having a workspace at StartupCity Spencer. The Motivation to Help Entrepreneurs StartupCity Spencer is an early stage business incubator. This means that […]

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Startup Weekend Comes to Spencer, June 2013

Say, “Hello” to Startup Weekend Spencer An event for Northwest Iowa designers, developers and business people! Startup Weekend is coming to Spencer, June 2013. We are beyond excited to open our doors for a 48-hour entrepreneurial marathon! Startup Weekend is a global grassroots movement of active and empowered community leaders, and entrepreneurs who are learning […]

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StartupCity Spencer Announces April 1 Opening

Featured in the Spencer Daily Reporter on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 by Randy M. Cauthron. “Northwest Iowa is an up-and-coming innovation hotspot for the state,” the StartupCity Spencer co-founder said. “StartupCity Spencer provides a nurturing and collaborative space for these entrepreneurs, as well as specialized workshops and programming for those looking to make the leap.” […]

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