What we're about
LOCAL COMMUNITIES WITH GLOBAL REACH FOR TECH PROFESSIONALS.
With more than 10,000 active members, Powderkeg helps high-growth tech ventures connect with the resources they need to grow and scale in areas beyond Silicon Valley. Our Powderkeg Member Platform connects you with a suite of resources to help you play smart, take the next step on your journey, and make a bigger impact.
COME TO CONNECT, LEAVE INSPIRED.
You’ll find experts and others just like you at our local events and global livestreams. From intimate, invite-only experiences to high-profile productions that reach thousands, our events educate and inspire.
Powderkeg Product Share gives our members the power to attract more users and customers while getting invaluable feedback from the community. Our growing directory of free and discounted tools will equip you with the right software, equipment, and services at member-only prices.
AMPLIFY YOUR REACH.
Accelerate your business and personal growth with access to millions through our media network. Our publication and podcast at Powderkeg.com feature the stories of some of the country’s most exciting high-growth tech companies and we reach tens of thousands of weekly readers thanks, in part, to our global media partners.
CUT THROUGH THE NOISE .
Our curated and comprehensive Member Platform will help connect you with right people at the right time. Powderkeg Guides technology empowers you to share your talent, get live answers to your toughest business questions, and gain valuable connections so you can thrive with the best.
Verge is for all people in the Midwest working on or investing in tech startups. We are the best event for meeting and hanging out with other Midwest entrepreneurs and software developers.
So whether you've founded a startup, hack at a startup, or both, you're likely to learn something, have a good time, and make some great connections at our monthly meetup.