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dmStartupDrinks is a monthly networking event for Entrepreneurs & Startup Enthusiasts interested in connecting with people building innovative things in Des Moines.

New Look Unveiled

2014 was a year of alignment and community-driven expansion for dmStartupDrinks. As we look forward to another year of monthly gatherings that bring the Des Moines startup community together, we are very proud to officially unveil this brand new look for dmStartupDrinks! We hope you all love the new look! This was a fun process as we collaborated with our… Read more →

Welch Avenue Show

dmStartupDrinks organizer, Ben McDougal, joined Geoff Wood and fellow guest Emilee Richardson at The Science Center of Iowa, for The Welch Avenue Show before our August event. With a nice conversation (and trivia!) geared towards the importance of bringing great people together, we think you’ll enjoy Episode 48. Read more →

Radio Airwaves

With our August event right around the corner, we hit the AM radio airwaves to share details on dmStartupDrinks.  Ben McDougal and Ethan Davidson joined Michael Libbie on his daily radio show, Insight on Business to not only share details on dmStartupDrinks, but also the coffee version of this community-driven networking event for entrepreneurs, 1 Million Cups. Check out the… Read more →

In The News

dmStartupDrinks was featured in the Des Moines Register this week! READ THE ARTICLE   Thanks to Marco Santana for connecting with Ben McDougal to discuss what continues to happen within the Des Moines startup community.  It was awesome to showcase this unique networking event in the Des Moines Register’s Tech Spotlight, and just in time to share our next event… Read more →

The Game of Global Domination

As craft beer flights were enjoyed by friends over the weekend, a fun new idea was born for dmStartupDrinks.  Starting at our upcoming April event, we will be hosting a friendly game of global domination between entrepreneurs! At 6 players per game, participation is very limited.  Game 1 is already FULL, but we may open a Game 2 with a… Read more →

Hello World

Here we go again Des Moines. This relaunching effort of dmStartupDrinks happens if and only if the community wants it.  Geoff Wood has passed the organizer role on to Ben McDougal, who is excited to pour a bit of passion back into this established event.  McDougal shared, “I plan to continue making dmStartupDrink easy to like, but also shake things… Read more →