Technology brings significant opportunities to the business world, and one of them is the ability to collaborate with talent from anywhere in the world. In the past, entrepreneurs, managers and corporate executives were limited to building a local workforce.
Today, however, businesses are increasingly finding new ways to engage remote workers. Talent consultant Meghan M. Biro, for instance, has observed that 30% to 45% of her clients’ employees are work-from-home or virtual employees—many being contractors or long-term freelancers.
Getting Funded In Iowa: Lunch WIth Alec Whitters Alec is a co-founder of Higher Learning Technologies (HLT), an Iowa City-based startup building the nation’s top rated higher education test preparation iPhone apps.
The HLT team announced a $1 million raise in local angel funding this February with more in the works.
On Wednesday, Alec will share his experience raising investment dollars in Iowa and his take on where our ecosystem is really at in terms of available capital for startups. Q&A to follow.
As I related a few times during my University of Iowa trip, last week marked my 31st or 41st trip to Iowa and my first to the “new” Iowa, which is growing startups like the weeds that afflict the
Great article from Bob Dorf, Co-Author of “The Startup Owner’s Manual” and Professor at Columbia Business School, on the startup scene in Iowa. We would also like to thank him for the kind words about HLT.