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Greater Des Moines Partnership To Hold Events Celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week

October 25, 2022

GREATER DES MOINES, IA (Oct. 25, 2022) – The Greater Des Moines Partnership will host multiple entrepreneurship-focused events before and during the upcoming Global Entrepreneurship Week. Taking place from Nov. 14 – 20, Global Entrepreneurship Week is meant to empower and educate entrepreneurs.  

“We are excited to celebrate local small businesses and offer a robust line-up of educational workshops for entrepreneurs and startup investors during Global Entrepreneurship Week,” said Diana Wright, Startup Community Builder for The Partnership. “Small business owners and entrepreneurs drive innovation and build companies that create vibrancy in our community. Entrepreneurship happens here every day as entrepreneurs continuously bet on themselves and take the risk to start and grow their businesses.”  

Partnership events for Global Entrepreneurship Week include:  

Sales for Startups on Wednesday, Nov. 9 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. 

This day-long revenue acceleration workshop will feature lessons on how to build, grow and optimize your startup. Learn more and register here

Raising Capital for Startups on Wednesday, Nov. 16 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. 

There isn't just one right path to raising funds, which is why it’s important to know your options. From capitalization tables to equity compensation and managing the investment close, learn more about the seminar and other resources to help you build your startup to be successful. Learn more and register here.  

Iowa Angel Investor Summit on Friday, Nov. 18 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

Iowa Angel Investor Summit is a one-day summit for active and aspiring angel investors to come together to help accelerate the entrepreneurs that are changing the world. Learn more and register here.

In addition to these events, The Partnership will host Local Business School: Master Your Small Business Marketing beginning Nov. 7 through Dec. 12. These virtual learning sessions will cover topics such as brand building, Google Ads, email marketing and more. Learn more and sign up here.  


Learn more about Global Entrepreneurship Week through the Global Entrepreneurship Network.  

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 24 Affiliate Chambers of Commerce, more than 6,500 Regional Business Members and more than 365 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