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Square One DSM events keep you in the know when it comes to the Greater Des Moines (DSM) entrepreneurial scene. Current or prospective business owners, investors and anyone simply interested in the Des Moines startup community can attend any of Square One DSM's events.

Square One DSM Startup Stories

In addition to the Square One DSM accelerator, mentor and advising programs, Square One DSM also hosts in-person events called Startup Stories — a combination networking and startup case study event. Learn more about Startup Stories.

Past Startup Stories

To view recaps from past Square One DSM Startup Stories events, visit the Square One DSM blog.

Raising Capital Seminar

Bi-annually, Square One DSM hosts the Raising Capital Seminar. Startups can learn how to successfully secure equity funding for their business' growth, allowing startup founders to learn from others' success and from angel investors seeking startup companies to invest in. Learn more about the September 21 edition of the Raising Capital Seminar.

Accelerate DSM

Held annually in May, Accelerate DSM provides an opportunity for entrepreneurs to learn from each other and from experts hailing from all aspects of the startup ecosystem. This day-long event gives attendees the chance to make worthwhile business connections and learn hands-on lessons to help them grow their business. Learn more about Accelerate DSM. The 2018 Accelerate DSM event will be held on April 5, 2018.