What we're about

Iowa's Open Coffee Series is a grassroots effort to facilitate conversations that foster creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship. This Series officially launched during Creative Week in Iowa's Creative Corridor in 2013. These are informal groups that meet and discuss tech, startups, biz, jobs, and news that support entrepreneurs and economic development in Iowa.

Upcoming events (5+)

Downtown Open Coffee

The Early Bird Coffee Shop

About the Meetup: The Downtown Open Coffee at The Early Bird is officially a thing. We meet every other Tuesday. Conversations will focus on topics of entrepreneurship, creativity, and innovation. We encourage you to attend to learn about new business, economic development, and community building opportunities throughout the Corridor. About The Early Bird: This is an establishment of epic awesomeness. Featuring Intelligensia coffee, entrepreneurs Brooke Murphy-Fitzgerald and Aaron Murphy have created one of the hippest spots in downtown Cedar Rapids. The coffee is amazing and the food is off the hook. About the Creative Corridor Open Coffee Series: The Creative Corridor Open Coffee Series is a grassroots effort to facilitate conversations that foster creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship. Open Coffees happen all around the world and are a loose-format networking opportunity. Come with an open mind and leave with some new ideas.

Downtown Open Coffee

The Early Bird Coffee Shop

About the Meetup: The Downtown Open Coffee at The Early Bird is officially a thing. We meet every other Tuesday. Conversations will focus on topics of entrepreneurship, creativity, and innovation. We encourage you to attend to learn about new business, economic development, and community building opportunities throughout the Corridor. About The Early Bird: This is an establishment of epic awesomeness. Featuring Intelligensia coffee, entrepreneurs Brooke Murphy-Fitzgerald and Aaron Murphy have created one of the hippest spots in downtown Cedar Rapids. The coffee is amazing and the food is off the hook. About the Creative Corridor Open Coffee Series: The Creative Corridor Open Coffee Series is a grassroots effort to facilitate conversations that foster creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship. Open Coffees happen all around the world and are a loose-format networking opportunity. Come with an open mind and leave with some new ideas.

Downtown Open Coffee

The Early Bird Coffee Shop

About the Meetup: The Downtown Open Coffee at The Early Bird is officially a thing. We meet every other Tuesday. Conversations will focus on topics of entrepreneurship, creativity, and innovation. We encourage you to attend to learn about new business, economic development, and community building opportunities throughout the Corridor. About The Early Bird: This is an establishment of epic awesomeness. Featuring Intelligensia coffee, entrepreneurs Brooke Murphy-Fitzgerald and Aaron Murphy have created one of the hippest spots in downtown Cedar Rapids. The coffee is amazing and the food is off the hook. About the Creative Corridor Open Coffee Series: The Creative Corridor Open Coffee Series is a grassroots effort to facilitate conversations that foster creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship. Open Coffees happen all around the world and are a loose-format networking opportunity. Come with an open mind and leave with some new ideas.

Downtown Open Coffee

The Early Bird Coffee Shop

About the Meetup: The Downtown Open Coffee at The Early Bird is officially a thing. We meet every other Tuesday. Conversations will focus on topics of entrepreneurship, creativity, and innovation. We encourage you to attend to learn about new business, economic development, and community building opportunities throughout the Corridor. About The Early Bird: This is an establishment of epic awesomeness. Featuring Intelligensia coffee, entrepreneurs Brooke Murphy-Fitzgerald and Aaron Murphy have created one of the hippest spots in downtown Cedar Rapids. The coffee is amazing and the food is off the hook. About the Creative Corridor Open Coffee Series: The Creative Corridor Open Coffee Series is a grassroots effort to facilitate conversations that foster creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship. Open Coffees happen all around the world and are a loose-format networking opportunity. Come with an open mind and leave with some new ideas.

Past events (143)

Rotary Open Coffee

Catalyst Cafe, Geonetric Building

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