Middle Bit: CYstarters announces 2020 cohort

CYstarters has announced the 19 student entrepreneurs that will participate in the fourth cohort of the program this summer.

The 11–week program, coordinated by the Iowa State Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship, gives student entrepreneurs the funding, network of mentors, and skill-set development to help them pursue their business ideas while in college.

To start the program, CYstarters will be holding a 2020 Community Kick-Off at ISU Research Park on May 21 from 12:30 to 1:30 pm.

TAI launches new website, seeking speakers for Iowa Tech Summit

TAI this week launched a redeveloped website designed to elevate the TAI digital experience while connecting and uniting technology professionals across Iowa.

The new site provides easy access to engaging events, news, resources, and tech-focused content to support and elevate the Iowa technology community.

TAI is also seeking speakers for the Iowa Technology Summit this fall. Apply to be a speaker at the Iowa Technology Summit today. Submissions are being accepted through May 29th.

Applications Open for the GIA’s 2020 InsurTech Week

Applications are now open for Global Insurance Accelerator’s Insurtech Week.

The sixth annual InsurTech Week will take place October 12-16, 2020. Applications for insurtech companies are open now and close on July 22, 2020. 

If you’re an insurtech company and interested in learning more about InsurTech Week before you apply, GIA is holding a 30-minute Zoom Webinar on May 20 from 1:00 – 1:30 pm. Sign up here.