The Incubator

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.

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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.

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SAB Biotherapeutics to expand with 80-acre site

SAB Biotherapeutics is moving its herd of genetic cattle from Iowa to South Dakota and expanding on an 80-acre property near Canton.

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Baan Dek Montessori to expand after decade of success

Baan Dek Montessori marks a milestone anniversary this year with plans to expand and a renewed commitment to its unique approach to education.

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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.

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Glory Garden offers new road to veggies: Buy fresh picked, online

Glory Garden’s goal is simplifying the process of having fresh vegetables all summer.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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