Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship

Zeal’s new client specialist plans to welcome, disrupt

Thadeus Giedd has a passion for entrepreneurship, a knack for connecting with people and the drive to grow businesses. He plans to use all of that in his new role as client specialist for Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship.

3 years ago

Zeal accelerator companies prepare for final pitch to investors

With only a few weeks left to go in the Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship Growth Accelerator, four startup businesses are headed toward their Sept. 21 graduation and final pitch to potential investors. Here’s a look at what they’ve been working on.

3 years ago

Networking event to focus on employee benefits for startups

Wondering how to offer employee benefits as a startup or small business? An event this week can help entrepreneurs know where to start.

3 years ago

Bird Dog Equity’s Chad Hatch weighs in on startup climate

Chad Hatch, co-founder and managing partner of Bird Dog Equity Partners, is one of several new board members at the Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship.

3 years ago

Startup evolves into livestreaming, videoconferencing services

The path to growing a business doesn’t necessarily look like a straight line. For Amos Kittelson, it veered, then turned and led him to a new model for his venture, Sidewalk Technologies.

3 years ago

Meet four businesses ready to accelerate

The four companies going through Zeal Growth Accelerator have about one month left before their big pitch to investors. Here’s a closer look at their businesses.

3 years ago

Recent college grad’s product could disrupt job-search industry

Alex Guggenberger wants to disrupt the job-search process. He plans to do just that as the creator and founder of Jobiki, an online search tool that allows job-seekers to look for companies with similar interests and desires.

3 years ago

Scoreboard business focuses on youth market

Bravo Youth Sports, part of the Zeal Growth Accelerator, makes scoreboards designed for youth teams. Here’s how the company hopes to grow.

3 years ago

Harrisburg teachers create business out of grammar approach

After realizing that students were struggling to use grammar in everyday writing, three teachers at Harrisburg North Middle School decided to create another way of teaching the subject.

3 years ago

Peppermint Energy prepares to build smaller solar generator

A Sioux Falls startup that began by selling portable solar generators to customers in developing countries has entered the U.S. market and is adding a smaller unit to its product line.

3 years ago

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