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Agrisync Founder Casey Niemann to Speak at Square One DSM Startup Stories

January 12, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – Casey Niemann, Founder of Waukee-based AgriSync, will be the guest speaker at the February Square One DSM Startup Stories event. Startup Stories is a monthly networking event geared toward entrepreneurs, investors and those interested in entrepreneurship that features an interview-style presentation with Square One Executive Director Mike Colwell. The February event is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 15 at the Greater Des Moines Partnership, 700 Locust St. 

Niemann founded AgriSync in 2014. AgriSync is a software as a service provider focused on business to business support and service enablement in the agriculture sector. Prior to founding AgriSync, Niemann spent 14 years at Microsoft and worked at Syngenta prior to that. He grew up on a farm and received an agriculture degree from Kansas State University and an Executive MBA from the University of Iowa.

Niemann will speak on progress made at AgriSync since the company publicly launched over a year ago. He will also speak on lessons learned in leaving a large technology company to launch a startup, and offer his advice for other entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs. Colwell will begin the presentation by interviewing Niemann and will then open up questions from the audience.

The event will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Registration includes a $15 admission fee for lunch; the event is free for attendees who choose not to sign up for a lunch. To register, go to DSMpartnership.com/events. Members of the media who wish to attend should contact Sophia S. Ahmad at sahmad@DSMpartnership.com.

About Square One DSM

Square One DSM’s mission is to connect entrepreneurial needs with qualified community and state resources and to provide guided professional and business direction. Square One DSM helps entrepreneurs maximize their successes by helping them navigate resources, strengthen knowledge, improve skills, form strategic alliances and secure proper capitalization. Learn more at SquareOneDSM.com.

About the Greater Des Moines Partnership

The Greater Des Moines Partnership is the economic and community development organization that serves Greater Des Moines (DSM), Iowa. Together with 23 Affiliate Chambers of Commerce, more than 6,100 Regional Business Members and more than 320 Investors, The Partnership drives economic growth with one voice, one mission and as one region. Through innovation, strategic planning and global collaboration, The Partnership grows opportunity, helps create jobs and promotes DSM as the best place to build a business, a career and a future. Learn more at DSMpartnership.com.