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Startup Story - AgriSync with Casey Niemann

Each month Mike Colwell from Square One DSM hosts something called Startup Stories where he brings interesting individuals to a gathering at the Greater Des Moines Partnership and allows for his guest to share their business story and the audiance gets to ask questions. This month Casey Niemann the founder of AgriSync is the featured guest. Learn how this startup a mobile application that connects farmers to trusted advisors who can assist with questions from machinery to technology. And, it's all from Iowa.

Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business broadcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 5:05pm on AM-940, FM-104.5 and in HD at 103.3 HD2. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications through a business relationship with The Des Moines Radio Group. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour

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Drive Spotter - Next on StartUp Stories with Mike Colwell

Each month Mike Colwell joins us for a conversation about Square One DSM and a series he calls Startup Stories. This month Chris Augeri the co-founder of Drive Spotter will present and take questions during the noon event. Here we talk about what Drive Spotter is, how it came to be, who uses the product and it's future. Have a listen...we think it's pretty amazing. To register for Startup Stories, part of the work of the Greater Des Moines Partnership...go here.

Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business broadcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 5:05pm on AM-940, FM-104.5 and in HD at 103.3 HD2. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications through a business relationship with The Des Moines Radio Group. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour

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Knowing The Future - Meet iEmergent

Trends...they are critical to understand and if you can spot them before your competition your business has a distinct advantage. In the world of banking there now is, if you will, a crystal ball that helps financial institutions plan on where to spend resources from marketing to opening up a new branch. Meet Bernard and Laird Nossuli the people behind the technology of iEmergent. We think you'll find their story interesting. Our thanks to Mike Colwell of SquareOneDSM for the introduction.


Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only hour-long, business broadcast in the Midwest. You can catch us at 5:05PM on AM-940, FM-104.5 or in HD at 103.3 HD2. It is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications a full service advertising/consulting agency based in Des Moines. Connect with The Business News Hour on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour and, for more, here is our Facebook Page.
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A Check Up with Rocket Referrals

Three years ago Tory and Carl Maerz launched Rocket Referrals among insurance agents. The focus of Rocket Referrals is to help businesses get more positive referrals which builds business. We talk about customer retention and how your existing customers can help become your brand warriors. Tory and Carl will be with Mike Colwell at Square One DSM on the 17th here is more on the program.  


Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only hour-long, business broadcast in the Midwest. You can catch us at 5:05PM on AM-940, FM-104.5 or in HD at 103.3 HD2. It is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications a full service advertising/consulting agency based in Des Moines. Connect with The Business News Hour on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour and, for more, here is our Facebook Page. 
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New Technology Brings a Business App that is Affordable

Get ready to be impressed. Imagine having an app built for your business for a fraction of the cost of traditional applications and it's something that you get to add, change and move the content around. Join us as we talk with Richard Rockhold and Jeff Jorgensen from Media Four. Then we chat about beacons...location based devices that can ping your customer or your art center visitor.  You've got to listen...


Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only hour-long, business broadcast in the Midwest. You can catch us at 5:05PM on AM-940, FM-104.5 or in HD at 103.3 HD2. It is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications a full service advertising/consulting agency based in Des Moines. Connect with The Business News Hour on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour and, for more, here is our Facebook Page.
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Reaching Out to Mid-Iowa Boy Scouts - A Startup Idea

Our guest is Simpson College graduate James Tillison who was one of the finalists in the 2016 Iron Journalism competition. His project, which he hopes to create, is a way in which to help Boy Scouts on their way to attaining the rank of Eagle Scout. Bright and polite...this Oklahoma native has, what we think, is a neat startup idea. Meet James...


Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only hour-long, business broadcast in the Midwest. You can catch us at 5:05PM on AM-940, FM-104.5 or in HD at 103.3 HD2. It is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications a full service advertising/consulting agency based in Des Moines.  Connect with The Business News Hour on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour and, for more, here is our Facebook Page.
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Non-Profit Volunteers and Startup Servons

We love startups and today we learn about Servons from co-founder Steve Schott. Servons helps non-profits not only track volunteer hours but also serves as a way to reward and keep volunteers engaged. How does it all work?  Meet Steve: 


Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only hour-long, business broadcast in the Midwest. You can catch us at 5:05PM on AM-940, FM-104.5 or in HD at 103.3 HD2. It is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications a full service advertising/consulting agency based in Des Moines.  Connect with The Business News Hour on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour and, for more, here is our Facebook Page.
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Spotlight Innovation and Pharmaceuticals - Did You Know?

Here is a company we bet you had no idea existed nor what it is they do for their business. Meet Cris Grunewald the President and CEO of Spotlight Innovation a West Des Moines company that takes intellectual property, specific to pharmacuticals, developed by the university system to market. An interesting story...


Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only hour-long, business broadcast in the Midwest. It is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications a full service advertising/consulting agency based in Des Moines.  Connect with The Business News Hour on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour and, for more, here is our Facebook Page.
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Seven Verbs Builds Business Solutions

Finding solutions to business problems; that is what Seven Verbs based in Urbandale does. We visited with Bob Sorensen and Allen Anderson about how Seven Verbs got its name, the wide variety of projects they've worked on and how they might help your business solve problems using technology. Good stuff here! 


Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only business broadcast in the Des Moines Metro and a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications a full service advertising agency based in Des Moines.  Connect with us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour and, for more, here is our Facebook Page.
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From Mommy Blog to Full Time Business

Each month Mike Colwell from SquareOneDSM brings us a startup story from the Des Moines Metro and beyond. He introduces us to Elizabeth Caven who started out doing a "Mommy Blog" and moved on to create the UpCraft Club a business that sells modern digital sewing patterns. What? Good for the DIY world, good for retail, good for her! It's a great story and, yes, she's making money!


Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only business broadcast in the Des Moines Metro and a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications a full service advertising agency based in Des Moines.  Connect with us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour and, for more, here is our Facebook Page.
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