Frequently Asked Questions

How do I submit an event to the Startup Sioux Falls Calendar?
You can submit an event to the Startup Sioux Falls community calendar using this link.

How can I help Startup Sioux Falls?
There are several things you could do to help. First and foremost would be to come out to a startup focused event. If you are really interested in helping you could write a guess blog post, help us with the web site design / content, host an event of your own, give us feed back on how we can better serve the community and / or a number of other things. If you want to help please just get in touch.

How can I get involved with the entrepreneurial community in Sioux Falls?
If you want to meet and network with entrepreneurs, your best bet is to start attending events and introducing yourselves to people. Consider participating in 1 Million Cups, which is a weekly event that occurs at 9:00 AM every Wednesday at Prairie Berry Eastbank. Also consider participating in the monthly Entrepreneurial Insights hosted by the Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship and joining the Sioux Falls Area Entrepreneurs group on Facebook.

Does Sioux Falls have an accelerator program?
Yes! The Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship hosts an annual accelerator program. Learn more here.

I am looking to raise capital for my South Dakota business. How do I do that?
This article provides an overview of angel investment capital and other capital sources available to companies in South Dakota.

I would like to work at a coworking space. What are my options?
The Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship is an entrepreneur center that offers coworking space and dedicated office space. Call (605) 275-8000 for more information. You can learn more about the current state of coworking in Sioux Falls here.

How do I get in touch with the Startup Sioux Falls Team?
You can email Michael MacFadden at michael [at] macfadden [dot] org. You can email Matthew Paulson at matt [at] mattpaulson [dot] com.