Monthly Archives: October 2018

Real Success with Nate Kaeding: Michelle Bates

Former pro athlete and Corridor entrepreneur Nate Kaeding sits down with Michelle Bates, of BluPrairie and Involta, to discuss the art of scheduling and keeping clients happy in the latest edition of the CBJ’s monthly Q&A feature, Real Success with Nate Kaeding.

Meet 2018’s Forty Under 40

The Corridor Business Journal is proud to introduce another remarkable class of Forty Under 40 honorees, selected for the meaningful contributions they’ve made to their businesses and communities in their still-young careers. Meet the full class here.

Corridor credit unions, banks branching out with new concepts

While some of the nation’s biggest banks are closing branches at a record pace, a new generation of financial branches is emerging in the Corridor, designed to complement customers’ increasingly digital lives.

FSB looks to senior living for latest branch

The trend toward convenience and access has led to banking kiosks springing up in grocery stores, apartment complexes and even high schools in recent years. Now one Marion-based bank is bringing the concept to senior living.

New HQ points to future for Collins Community CU

When it opens in 2020, Collins Community Credit Union’s new corporate headquarters will unite hundreds of support staff under one roof, improve efficiency and offer plenty of room to spare, whether for the community or future growth.

The Death of Privacy: Tales from the breach

What does a data breach look like, and who do you call? Cyber experts share their perspective in Part 2 of the CBJ’s members-exclusive series, The Death of Privacy.

Kasparek leaves U.S. Bank for son’s VC firm

Nancy Kasparek ended a stellar 21-year ca­reer at U.S. Bank in Cedar Rapids in early October for a new opportunity close to her heart: Helping her son, an international tech en­trepreneur, launch and manage a new so­cially responsible venture capital firm.

How IoT is revolutionizing manufacturing

Whether you call it machine to machine or connected manufacturing, its adoption will be a critical differentiator between the sectors winners and losers over the next several years, according to the keynote speaker at the CBJ’s 2018 Manufacturing Conference.

Submit your workspace for the CBJ’s newest department

The Corridor Business Journal is preparing to launch Workspace, a new department spotlighting unique and stylish corporate workspaces in the Corridor, and we need your help.

Protecting your business in the age of #metoo

The movement that began last year with a string of allegations against movie mogul Harvey Weinstein is still gathering steam, and Corridor insurance experts say businesses both large and small should prepare themselves accordingly.

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