Launching Startups, Sexy Expansion, and a Yard Full of Cats

It’s hard to believe how quickly the last three months have flown by in the Iowa Startup Accelerator. November 3 was ISA Launch Day, and this year’s cohort did a tremendous job presenting and summarizing what they’ve been working on over the course of 94 days. I popped in to work on QuickScore the day before … [Read more…]

Summer Coming to a Close

The weather finally decided to cooperate last weekend where I could get outside and take a machete to the lawn. It had been three weeks since I’d been able to mow our half-acre, and had I had a hay baler, I probably could have made some extra money selling the output to local farmers. The … [Read more…]

The Busiest Three Weeks So Far

To call the last three or four weeks a whirlwind would be an understatement. After playing the role of stay-at-home dad for the past four years, I had forgotten what it was like to work full time in an office environment, rather than working in my home office when the girls are napping, after dinner … [Read more…]

How I Wound Up in the Iowa Startup Accelerator

To say the last 10 days have been eventful would be an understatement. For those reading this that don’t already know, I am participating in the 2016 cohort of the Iowa Startup Accelerator. I hadn’t said anything about it in the last couple of posts not because I was applying for any startup I’m building, … [Read more…]

Playing Catch Up

The scourge of DeathPlague9000 has finally left our house after nearly 3 weeks of misery. As I mentioned before, I was the last person in the house to get it, and not only did that virus knock me out for 5 solid days, but I managed to get a nasty case of conjunctivitis on top … [Read more…]


Over the past three weeks, my house has been inundated with what we are referring to as “DeathPlague9000™”, some versions of which come with a healthy case of conjunctivitis. I was the last one in the house to acquire DeathPlague9000™, and boy, did I get it. I even got the fun version with conjunctivitis, or … [Read more…]