Upcoming Events

Startup Seminar

Date & Time Thursday, March 5 2:00pm
Location Gravitate Coworking Downtown, 500 Locust Street, Des Moines, IA
Contact Diana Wright, dkw@iastate.edu

Dickinson Law Startup Seminar & Happy Hour

Entrepreneurs and Innovators!

Don’t miss the Dickinson Law Startup Seminar on March 5th at Gravitate Coworking Downtown with programming from 2:00 to 4:30 p.m., followed by a complimentary happy hour from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Featuring topics relevant to early-stage ventures, from corporate formation to seed-stage financing to intellectual property, you’ll hear founder perspectives on these issues, as well as useful, actionable information from legal counsel who works with startup companies.

You’ll hear from:

Martin Gross – CEO of Gross-Wen Technologies

Gross-Wen is working to solve one of the world’s largest problems — water quality. Founded by Dr. Gross and Dr. Zhiyou Wenin in 2014, the company uses its patented wastewater treatment technology to recover nutrients such as nitrogen and phosphorus from wastewater. The Ames-based company was named the 2019 Startup Technology Company of the Year by the Technology Association of Iowa.

Andy Snook – CEO of Fastpath

Founded in 2004, Fastpath is recognized as a leader in security, audit, and compliance specializing in access certification and segregation of duties, reviews, and monitoring. Designed by auditors for auditors, its solutions enable continuous controls monitoring, helping companies meet regulatory requirements without dramatically changing their business processes. The Fastpath client base includes over 1,100 customers in over 30 countries and spans across multiple industries, within both publicly-traded and privately-held companies.

Terry Dooley – Executive VP/COO of Shazam

With more than 30 years of experience in the electronic payments industry, Dooley is a member of SHAZAM’s executive management team. He leads the company’s business and product development, application development, IT infrastructure, corporate and IT security, vendor integration, and security consultation teams.

Ben Milne – Founder of Dwolla

Dwolla, Inc. is a financial technology company that changed the way businesses send and receive funds. The company offers a seamless, white label API platform to connect to the ACH Network to initiate payments. Since co-founding the fintech in 2008, Milne and the company began creating the ideal platform to move money, and have helped move billions of dollars for millions of end-users annually for businesses of all shapes and sizes.

There is no cost to attend the event, but seats are limited, so register today!