Ben McDougal joins Techstars Iowa

Jul 01, 2021

Ben McDougal has joined the Techstars Iowa team in an innovative hybrid role that blends Entrepreneur in Residence and Ecosystem Development to continue accelerating inspired founders from around the globe.

Ben is an experienced entrepreneur, the Midwest Regional Rep for 1 Million Cups, an entrepreneurial ecosystem builder, a new Startup Weekend facilitator, a multimedia marketing wizard, and the author of You Don't Need This Book: Entrepreneurship in the Connected Era. He will be collaborating with mentors, supporting founders, and continuing his remarkable work throughout the local, statewide, regional and national entrepreneurial ecosystem. 

Ben's innovative energy will be a great addition to our Techstars culture, and with the second class of Techstars Iowa starting July 19th, 2021, now is the time to explore Techstars Mentorship. Learn more about Techstars Iowa at, and connect with Ben