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Substrate Games Receives $1.49M Grant to Develop Next Generation of Science Education Tools

October 16, 2019

Will Schneller discusses winning a $1.49M grant and the benefits of working at Mainframe Studios.

Affiliate Chamber Spotlight: Polk City Chamber Economic Development Corporation

October 15, 2019

Learn about how to get involved in the Polk City Chamber in 2019 and beyond.

Lookout: 3 Major Conditions Affecting Your Millennial Employees

October 14, 2019

Major depression, hyperactivity and hypertension affect working Millennials across Greater Des Moines (DSM).

Episode 35: Rocket Referrals Launches Rocket Connect + Focuses on Company Growth

October 11, 2019

Carl and Torey Maerz utilize automation to create touchpoints for insurance agents.

Affiliate Chamber Spotlight: Des Moines West Side Chamber of Commerce

October 10, 2019

Learn about networking and educational opportunities from the Des Moines West Side Chamber.

Giving Back Through Mentorship Brings Many Rewards

October 9, 2019

Through mentor relationships, entrepreneurs have the opportunity to meet their business goals.

Top 5 Tips to Make Social Media Work for Your Business

October 8, 2019

By building a solid social media foundation, your business will be on track for success.

Madison County Bridge Festival in Winterset Celebrates 50 Years

October 7, 2019

The Madison County Covered Bridge Festival will celebrate 50 years in 2019 with fun events and activities.

Partnership Investors Named to Business Record's 2019 Best of Des Moines List

October 4, 2019

Partnership Investors were named in Best of Des Moines list featuring 70-plus categories.

Downtown Farmers' Market Fall Fun this October

October 2, 2019

Fall ushers in new produce and d├ęcor at the 2019 Downtown Farmers' Market.