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Small Business & Startup Stories DSM Podcast Countdown: #1

DSM Startup Stories Top Downloaded Podcasts

April 2, 2020

We’ve shared four Greater Des Moines Partnership’s Startup Stories DSM podcasts over the past few days. Today, our countdown continues with the top downloaded podcast of all time:

#1 — Christina Moffatt, Crème Cupcake + Dessert

In episode five of the Startup Stories DSM podcast, Christina Moffatt shares with The Partnership’s Director of Entrepreneurial Initiatives Mike Colwell about how she created an innovative solution for where to go following dinner on date night. Christina decided to open Crème Cupcake + Dessert, a dessert lounge that stays open until Midnight. She touches on securing financing, creating a business plan and hiring a management team in our #1 downloaded podcast. LEARN MORE + LISTEN TO THE PODCAST>

Note: Crème has updated their hours during COVID-19, offering only delivery and curbside pickup options at this time. Temporary hours are 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday. Find deco kits, gift certificates and Date Night To-Go options on their online ordering menu.

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Mike Colwell

As executive director of entrepreneurial initiatives of the Greater Des Moines Partnership, Mike Colwell leads works with startups to build their business model, financial model, marketing strategies and capitalization plan. He is also co-manager of Plains Angels, a group of Iowa-based Midwest angel investors. Mike spends his days coaching, mentoring, consulting and asking tough questions to help entrepreneurs reach their full potential. Mike assists with business strategy, business planning, business plan execution, business model development and capital acquisition strategies.