I had this crazy idea…I know, most of my events, projects, and business start out with me having a crazy idea. But hear me out on this one.
Sioux Falls is hosting their 4th Startup Weekend November 10-12 at Zeal.
Sioux Falls Startup Weekend is back for their 4th installment! This year they’ll be at the Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship, November 10-12. In just 48 hours you’ll receive the resources, connections, and knowledge to go from idea to execution. And as you learn how to create a real company, you’ll meet the very best mentors, investors, co-founders, entrepreneurs, and sponsors who are ready to help you get started. Read more
Another great event for area girls
By the age of 10, most girls have decided that computers, electronics, engineering, science, and math are not cool, too complicated, or just for boys.
On July 29 from 10 am to 3 pm, we are inviting all girls between the ages of 9 and 14 to join us at The Journey Group where we will help demystifying how electronics and appliances work by letting girls explore them by taking them apart in a safe and educational environment. The entire event is completely free, and I would like the moms also to join them. Read more
After a girls maker day event last fall, I had an idea of hosting a girls un-maker day event — I called it Girls Breaker Day. It’s just as it sounds; we’re going to invite girls to bring their broken electronics and then take them apart to see what makes them tick. In addition to their items, we are going to have a hundred old computers and miscellaneous items that they can disassemble down to the raw parts and then build something creative with the parts. Read more
Two years ago I created a video game training course on the Udemy platform to help me teach our facilitators and mentors for my Gaming Bootcamp. It just made sense, they needed a way to understand the Construct 2 platform and curriculum at their own pace, and video is the best medium.
After I posted the training course, I decided to open the course up to anyone that wanted to take I on-line. I set the price at $50 and have had well over 100 students take the program. As I develop new games, I update the course material on Udemy, providing a platform that is continually expanding. There are over 6 hours of videos lectures already in the course.