From Big Dreams to Big Things

Fri, Feb 26, 2016

VetMeasure

​​From the time he was a little boy helping on the family farm east of Des Moines, Kevin Maher had a penchant for dreaming big. As he watched airplanes fly overhead, going from one coast to the other, he imagined himself someday sitting on those flights, winging his way from one big deal to the next.

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My Online Camp: Helping Coaches Coach

Fri, Feb 26, 2016

​​When they launched Camp Marketing Services — today known as My Online Camp — back in 2006, co-founders Don Myers, Andy Priestley and Matthew Mann had a modest goal: To remove the administrative headaches of running camps for coaches. While the team had a hunch back then that there was a market for their services, they would have been hard-pressed to imagine where they would be a decade later.

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Workiva Named 2016 Edison Award Finalist

Fri, Feb 26, 2016

Workiva

​Workiva, creator of the Wdesk cloud-based productivity platform for enterprises, today announced that its Wdesk Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and Internal Controls solution has been named a 2016 Edison Award™ finalist for most innovative financial solution.

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ISU vet med, BI researchers discover virus causing piglet tremors

Fri, Feb 12, 2016

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc

​​A strange phenomenon in the swine industry may soon be a moot issue.

Researchers at Iowa State's College of Veterinary Medicine recently pinpointed a virus in piglets that causes tremors after birth.

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NewLink Genetics to develop Zika virus vaccine

Wed, Feb 3, 2016

NewLink Genetics Corp.

​​An Ames pharmaceutical company has started on a project to develop treatment options for the Zika virus. NewLink Genetics, which was thrown into the spotlight last year during an outbreak of Ebola, announced Tuesday it has started working on solutions to the Zika virus.

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