The problem, the innovation and how they did it
Friday, May 03, 2013 7:00 AM
Last year we set out to unearth companies right here in Iowa that were IGNITED by a desire to solve inefficiencies in an innovative way. We continue our look again this year at three more innovative companies, with a goal of highlighting how companies both big and small can SET IN MOTION big innovations that save money and resources. And stay tuned, we’ll feature two more companies in future editions.
Past Innovative Companies
This company uses a new product to help researches save time.
This company developed software that can show landowners exactly where and how they can build a conservation project.
This company developed a cloud computing infrastructure-as-a-service “appliance” for business.
Creative Werks Inc.
This company develops remote-control capabilities for special vehicles.
Hobbs Building Systems
Andrew Hobbs rethought the 40-year-old insulated concrete form.
This company built a web service that allows bands and venues to sell tickets to shows, with lower fees and less hassle.
Their Mojaba tool helps designers make websites work on smartphones.
– Chris Conetzkey, editor of the Business Record
John Stokka is using the power of data to help small businesses market themselves.
Don Schoen developed a software program that guides users in making smarter grocery buying decisions and menu planning as a health coaching tool.
Brian Hemesath created a way for event coordinators to better manage their volunteers.