Water. It seems that every day, for the past two months we've had a business news story about...water. Today we look at the economics behind the Walnut Creek Watershed Program with Clive City Councilperson Susan Judkins and from RDG Planning & Design Gregory Pierce who speaks to the many levels of incorporation from business owners to contractors to homeowners in Dallas and Polk Counties.
The University of Iowa Venture School has launched a program in Ankeny, Clive, Urbandale, Waukee and West Des Moines searching for startups that might win a chance to enter the Venture School. To talk about this unique opportunity we visit with Wade Steenhoek from the U of I and Derek Lord of the City of Ankeny. Learn how these communities are working together to offer an amazing opportunity to Metro Startups:
We enjoy telling the start-up stories of small business. Meet entrepreneur Amanda Lundstedt the founder and owner of Active Edge a Clive based massage therapy clinic specializing in orthopedic and sports. Clearly not a high-tech business that folks seem to get excited about...but a business that is running smoothly and...making money.
For the past 16 months Desmund Adams, a Clive businessman, has joined us twice each month for his insight on business, consumer trends, leadership and how to better communicate with others. Recently Desmund made some political news by being named as one of the people who may run for the US Congress in the Third District of Iowa. We asked about that and more.
Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie airs live Monday - Friday from 5PM to 6PM on 1350-KRNT, Des Moines, Iowa with the business news of the metro, stocks, commodity report and business interviews with news-makers, business owners and friends. We know you can't always listen on "our time" so we've created this podcast with the interviews of the IoB Studio Guests.