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SQuare One DSM Events

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 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>

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>

Accelerate DSM

Held annually in the spring, 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. The 2018 Accelerate DSM event will be held on April 5, 2018. LEARN MORE>

Capital For Your Business

Capital for Your Business aims to inform and educate both potential and current business owners on capital options for their businesses. This event will walk owners through the spectrum of capital options, bank financing types and expectations, alternate loans and grants and buying on contract. Attendees will also be able to hear from several speakers about the lessons they learned from personal experience.

Stay tuned for more details about the next Capital for Your Business event.