The Incubator

Sanford surgeon’s groundbreaking device being tested at hospitals

A Sanford surgeon invented a way to treat an exceptionally tough condition without invasive surgery. His device is being tested by other surgeons nationwide who say “he’s onto something big.”

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Podcaster tops lists for iTunes, Spotify

This week’s Up -and-Comer, Sarah Werner, is a creative podcast producer whose new audio drama caught Apple’s attention. 

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Jodi’s Journal: Who’s the new face of Zeal?

There’s a rare opportunity to help lead entrepreneurship in Sioux Falls, and it’s key to find the right candidate.

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This million-dollar capital raise happened with all S.D. funds

Sioux Falls educational tech company Montessorium has closed a $1 million financing round that will allow it expand into apps focused on parents.

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Startup Weekend returns to Sioux Falls with chance for quick business launch

Ideas can become businesses in the span of 48 hours with support from others in the community at an event next weekend.

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Sanford to study alternatives to opioid medications

Sanford Health is one of three sites in the U.S. to launch a study to determine if non-opioid medications are as effective in managing pain.

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Tour Gear Center, hear from expert at biotech meeting

Tour USD’s new GMP facility and learn about new regulatory philosophy around GMPs, or good manufacturing practices, at the annual meeting of South Dakota Biotech.

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Data science team working with big-name clients through Seattle company

With a client lineup that includes Amazon, Microsoft, Costco and Starbucks, you might expect Ryan Swanstrom and his team to be based on the West Coast. Instead, the four-person group works from an office at the Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship.

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Sioux Falls company starts smartphone-accessory business

Randy Cowan was standing in line at a wireless store watching an employee put a screen protector on his cellphone when an idea clicked.

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Biotech expert: S.D. is emerging as a leader

Biotech leader Dan Jenkins came to South Dakota to help break ground for a major biotech project. He left impressed with everything happening in the state to grow the biotech industry.

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