Yearly Archives: 2019

Channeling energy into an office makeover

When Pankaj Monga has clients in for a visit to Channel Fusion, his Hiawatha-based international marketing firm, he wants them to be able to feel the energy of the team interacting with customers and each other.

Startup LandJet offers office on-the-go

After a successful launch, the Iowa-based mobile office startup LandJet is preparing for a national rollout next year. The CBJ’s Dave DeWitte steps inside.

Real Success with Nate Kaeding: Mary Sundblad

Former pro athlete and Iowa entrepreneur Nate Kaeding sits down with Mary Sundblad, owner of Stuff Etc., to discuss her unique upbringing, her introduction to business and the art of the (consignment) deal in the latest edition of Real Success, presented by MidWestOne Bank.

It’s showtime for edtech startup Foundations in Learning

With the launch of its Foundations Learning System and a new CEO, the company is offering a powerful tool that educators can use to close the reading deficiency gap that is holding back students.

UIHC names Kan as first chief growth officer

University of Iowa Health Care, grappling with growing statewide demand and budgetary constraints, has named Timothy Y. Kan as its first chief growth officer.

Diversity Straight Up: Brad Hart

Hosts Sarika Bhakta and Anthony Arrington talk with Cedar Rapids Mayor Brad Hart about the city’s efforts to improve equity, diversity, inclusion and engagement, new initiatives to attract minority candidates to city posts and the rising “ban the box” movement in the latest CBJ podcast.

Celebrating 15 years of 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 all of this year’s honorees here.

Built to last: How Vermeer survived a disaster

Vermeer Corp.’s Steve Flann shares harrowing stories and important lessons from 2018’s devastating tornado as part of the CBJ’s 2019 Manufacturing Conference.

Iowa as an edtech hub? New report says it could be

A new study on Iowa’s edtech potential concludes the state could add more than 1,000 additional highly paid tech jobs over the next five years by coordinating resources to bolster what is already a booming sector of the state’s economy.

Meet your new coworker: the cobot

A new class of industrial robot is on the way – and yes, they will be taking human jobs.


Celebrating 25 years
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