Upcoming Events

Coffee and Entrepreneurship Chats with the Hanstad Brothers

Date & Time Monday, April 19 8:30am
Location Student Innovation Center, Room 4237
Contact Megan Sweere, mjsweere@iastate.edu

Enjoy your morning cup of coffee with Nicholas and Michael Hanstad. These brothers have founded multiple companies and are going to talk about their entrepreneurial journey during this hour-long conversation. Free coffee included!

A small group of guests will be able to join in person to ask Nicholas and Michael questions while tasting an assortment of coffees from Nicholas’ company, Lokoly. If you are interested in being one of the 10 in person participants, register below. Registration is first come, first serve.

Get to know the Hanstad brothers:

Michael founded Deadeye BBQ in his dorm room as a freshman in college and has since grown the brand into 250+ grocery stores across the Midwest. Shortly after graduating college, his next venture began – Charlotte’s Kitchen. What started as a food-truck is now a brick-and-mortar restaurant that serves innovative chicken sandwiches and has become a Des Moines staple!

Nicholas founded Lokoly his junior year of college as an online farmers market and has since pivoted the company into a Coffee Subscription Club that features local roasters from across the country and has members in 20+ states! Through his work on Lokoly with his business partner Joe, he quickly found that many of the companies were asking for marketing services based on their ability to produce high-quality, effective content. As a result, he started TH Media House and now works with numerous organizations in central Iowa as their preferred marketing partner.

REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL. Tune in to watch virtually. Register here: https://www.regcytes.extension.iastate.edu/innovate/

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