The Incubator

Bird Dog Equity Partners sells tech company to German manufacturer

Sioux Falls-based Bird Dog Equity Partners has sold a Texas technology company it owned to a Germany company that’s the world’s leading manufacturer of anatomical and biological education and simulation for science, health care and patient education.

2 days ago

Inspired to pursue STEM fields, these women at POET find mentors help them build careers

They took different paths to get to POET but these women all agree: Their STEM careers are helping them change the world in more ways than one.

3 days ago

Chiropractor, inventor, mother: Meet the woman behind the Zzz Pal pillow

After this Sioux Falls chiropractor became a mom, she became an inventor with a pillow to help her own sore neck. Less than two years later, her product is carried by many major retailers.

4 days ago

Next generation of innovative scientists gets head start at DSU

“I’ve started to notice all the questions in the world that have yet to be answered.” Her research work is gaining international attention — and she’s still an undergraduate at DSU. Here’s how the school is preparing a new generation of scientists.

6 days ago

Sanford seeks employee ideas: ‘Innovation is part of our DNA’

“Innovation is just solving problems.” See how Sanford Health employees are finding new ways to provide better care, and how an innovations team is helping bring more ideas forward.

2 weeks ago

Student researchers can connect with career opportunities at upcoming event

As many as 200 undergraduate students are spending their summer immersed in STEM-related research in South Dakota, and soon they will be in front of business leaders who could go on to hire them.

2 weeks ago

Equipment developer for hemp industry quietly ramps up in Harrisburg

From a nondescript industrial area on the far west side of Harrisburg, Hemp Processing Solutions has been quietly at work carving a niche for itself developing machines for the rapidly growing hemp industry.

2 weeks ago

Biotech firm rebrands with focus on cutting-edge industry services

A fast-growing professional services firm that’s found a fit serving the biotech industry has a new name that reflects its niche.

3 weeks ago

Game Chest finds winning strategy through building community

“You walk in and it doesn’t matter what you believe or who you are outside these doors, you’re welcome here and you’re invited to play games.” In less than two years, they’ve created a powerful community around their business and beaten the odds in their industry. Enjoy the inside story of Game Chest.

1 month ago

Biotech breakfast to focus on protecting intellectual property

Network with others connected to the biotech industry and learn expert strategies to build and protect your intellectual property at an upcoming biotech breakfast.

1 month ago

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