South Dakota Technology Business Center

Graduates

AlphaGenix, Inc.

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AlphaGenix is a life science company that develops novel products and technologies for research with a particular emphasis on biomaterials and molecular and regenerative medicine. In addition, the company conducts regenerative medicine research that involves basic science and translational preclinical research with a focus on acute and chronic neurological diseases.

Move-In April 1, 2007
Graduation: May 1, 2009

605-274-2268 / www.alphagenix.com

Alumend

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Alumend is a privately held biotech firm developing innovative medical products based on a platform tissue bonding technology. Products will target the tissue adhesive and sealant industry, dermatology, neurology and vascular surgery. This technology will also be exploited for local drug delivery and bulking/reconstructive surgery applications. Alumend was previously known as PhotoBioMed.

Move-In August 1, 2009
Graduation: December 31, 2012

605-271-6005

AVPro Alliance Sales

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Founded in 2012, AVPro Alliance Sales provides training and tools for production and support of the imaging community which includes custom AV (CEDIA and ICIA), medical imaging (DICOM - Radiology, OR), broadcast (SMPTE), display manufacturing, and post production (SMPTE).

The AVPro Alliance Sales team brings talented personnel with over 100 years of combined experience to address the ever changing needs of the dynamic video markets.

Move-In December 6, 2012
Graduation: April 30, 2014

877-886-5112 / www.avproalliance.com

beginr media

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Beginr Media builds e-commerce websites, websites that allow business to sell products online. Over the past 3 years, Beginr Media has worked with brands both big and small and helped them transform there sales to the internet. Beyond simply building the ecommerce website, Beginr also partners with its clients to come up with unique campaigns to drive sales to their websites. For more information about Beginr Media and how we have helped brands such as the LA Lakers and American Idol check out Beginr.com.

Move-In September 1, 2012
Graduation: July 31, 2013

605-310-6997 / www.beginr.com

Certus

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Certus, now part of Cajana, provides low-cost, high value technical solutions for enterprise applications exclusively to the public-sector and higher-education environments that reduce both cost and risk associated with enterprise application initiatives. Whether customers want to maintain their applications in-house or leverage a hosted solution, Cajana provide the technical expertise, best practices, and world-class infrastructure to meet customer needs through application hosting and managed services, education services, and CIO Advisory services. Cajana's unique "Application Incubation" model gives customers the flexibility of hybrid solutions, combining short-term hosting with technical services, allowing customers to onboard large-scale applications into their environments at their own pace.

Move-In June 17, 2005
Graduation: August 31, 2006

800-282-1054 / www.cajana.com

CFgear.com

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CFGear.com is a refreshingly personal technology company focused on one single objective – delivering premium, precisely customized usb flash drive products and solutions. With an unequalled passion for "now that’s what I call great service", CFgear has delighted an exponentially growing list of clients from coast to coast and around the planet.

Move-In March 5, 2008
Graduation: October 31, 2010

800-371-1984 / www.cfgear.com

Chenega Logistics, LLC

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Chenega Logistics strives to be a provider of world-class information technology services by utilizing the low cost structure of the rural sourcing model while maintaining the highest standards and commitment to quality. Chenega Logistics offers information technology services and consulting to companies in the transportation industry as well as to government agencies. Services include software and application development, database development, network and technical architecture support, technical training and help desk services.

605-275-4005 / www.chenegalogistics.com

Classified Verticals

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Classified Verticals is a leader in creating new online revenue streams for market-leading media companies in the segments of Local Jobs, Local Deals, and Local Autos. Classified Verticals offers a complete business partnership opportunity, including in-market sales personnel, customer service and support, and managed web technologies. This turnkey approach allows media companies to maximize online opportunities without losing focus of their core product or distracting traditional sales teams.

800-824-6921 / www.classifiedverticals.com

Dakota Retail Technologies

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Dakota Retail Technologies provides and supports products that assist in the management of business processes and human resources. The company's Point of Sale solution enables employees to focus on the customer. Built-in features such as customer databases, employee timekeeping and ingredient tracking, place a wealth of the information at at the business owners fingertips. Dakota Retail also provide products to enhance the customer's experience, such as guest paging systems, ATM's, and interactive entertainment.

605-275-3855 / www.dakretail.com

DataSync

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DataSync delivers hosted and integrated business applications through its DataSync Suite. The DataSync Suite integrates best-of-class business software and consolidates customer information eliminating the need for dual entry of information. Currently DataSync Suite includes Sugar CRM, Zimbra collaboration software, and QuickBooks.

Move-In August 1, 2007
Graduation: July 31, 2012

866-901-7478 / www.datasyncorp.com

DocuTAP

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DocuTAP was one of the first clients at the SDTBC when Eric McDonald moved his one-person company into the facility when it opened in 2004. DocuTAP's electronic medical records and practice management solution is now being used by urgent care clinics throughout the United States. In 2009, DocuTAP was name Incubator Graduate of the Year in the Technology category by the National Business Incubator Association. Today the company has nearly 30 employees and is located in the first building in the Technology and Business Park located just west of SDTBC at 4701 Research Drive in Sioux Falls.

Move-In January 1, 2004
Graduation: July 13, 2007

877-697-4696 / www.urgentcareemr.com

Etherton Law Group, LLC

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Etherton Law Group is an intellectual property law firm celebrating its 10th year in business. We represent businesses based in South Dakota and throughout the United States in patent, trademark, copyright, and contract matters. Representing entrepreneurial companies is our forte.

We have particular technical expertise in medical devices, software and internet technologies, alternative energy processes and equipment, agricultural equipment, banking and security technologies, and business methods. Every attorney in the firm is a registered patent attorney, with a science or engineering undergraduate degree.

Our offices are in Sioux Falls, South Dakota and Tempe, Arizona, and our clients have trademark and patent portfolios in over 70 countries worldwide.

Etherton Law Group.

Good idea lawyers.

Move-In January 17, 2011
Graduation: August 31, 2013

www.ethertonlaw.com

First Financial Service Center

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First Financial Service Center provides online consumer lending and also provides services for other online lenders. These services include website hosting, customer service, credit decisioning, payment services and collections. The firm began operations in June 2003.

Move-In February 21, 2005
Graduation: November 30, 2008

www.avantisfinancial.com

Hintz Consulting, Inc.

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Hintz Consulting, Inc. was acquired by Daktronics in 2008. Prior to the aquisition, Hintz Consulting specialized in assisting small to large businesses in improving their use of technology, from network infrastructure to custom software. In addition to being a reseller for Dell, HP, GFI, and Trend Micro, Hintz Consulting, Inc. offered a wide range of hardware and software to compliment their services.

Move-In January 14, 2005
Graduation: June 6, 2008

Maximizing Excellence LLC

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Maximizing Excellence, LLC works with organizations who want to improve their effectiveness and the individuals responsible for getting the results. Maximizing Excellence, LLC empowers staff and volunteers to implement new strategies that ultimately increase service capacity. Each partnership is tailored to the needs, strengths and priorities of the client. Maximizing Excellence, LLC provides these services for many types of organizations including educational institutions, healthcare groups, direct service agencies, corporate offices, small businesses, and more.

Move-In August 4, 2010
Graduation: August 31, 2013

605-271-9970 / www.maximizingexcellence.org

McGowan Capital Group

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McGowan Capital Group provides venture capital to early-stage and expanding businesses with a focus on regional companies. In addition to capital, they provide their client companies business expertise and advice. Each partner in McGowan Capital Group has more than 25 years experience across a variety of industries, including securities, mergers and aquisitions, banking, energy and private equity.

Move-In January 1, 2005
Graduation: January 11, 2008

605-357-5302 / www.mcgowancapitalgroup.com

Meta Payment Systems

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Meta Payment Systems has evolved from a leader in stored-value and prepaid card solutions to now offering solutions in five key areas: Prepaid Issuance, Credit Products, ATM Sponsorship, Financial Institutions and Emerging Payments.

The company moved into the South Dakota Technology Business Center in 2004 with 7 employees and had 30 employees upon its graduation. Meta Payment systsems was the first company to graduate from the South Dakota Technology Business Center.

Today Meta Payment Systems has several hundred employees and its headquarters are located at 5501 S Broadband Lane in Sioux Falls, SD.

Move-In June 1, 2004
Graduation: October 14, 2005

www.metapay.com

OmegaQuant Analytics

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OmegaQuant Analytics provides the H-S Omega 3 Index® through health care providers and direct to consumers. The HS-Omega-3 Index® is a new test that measures blood levels of the cardioprotective omega-3 fatty acids, EPA and DHA. Dr. Harris, the company’s founder, currently serves as the Director of the Cardiovascular Health Research Center at Sanford Research/USD and is an internationally recognized expert on omega-3 fatty acids and how they can benefit patients with heart disease.

Move-In October 30, 2009
Graduation: March 31, 2015

605 271-6917 / www.omegaquant.com

Peppermint Clean Energy

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Peppermint Energy is a clean energy company focused on providing personal and renewable power solutions. The company is launching a line of small-scale devices designed to make power available when and where it is needed. Products are being developed to support various activities including business, leisure and humanitarian applications.

Move-In May 1, 2012
Graduation: April 30, 2013

605-731-8201 / www.peppermintenergy.com

PetMedicus Laboratories

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PetMedicus Laboratories is a specialty pharmaceutical company that is engaged in the formulation, clinical testing, federal registration, manufacture, and sale of drug products for the companion animal market.

Move-In April 1, 2006
Graduation: September 15, 2008

Prairie Gold Venture Parnters

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PrairieGold Venture Partners is an early-stage venture capital firm that partners with innovative entrepreneurs to build breakthrough Greentech and Life Science companies. Prairie Gold prefers to invest in early stage opportunities in the Midwest, allowing it to take meaningful ownership positions with less capital and to play an active role in formulating company strategy.

Prairie Gold seeks to add value through its network of contacts and experience. Many of PrairieGold's investors are successful entrepreneurs in their own right, and this valuable experience is utilized whenever possible. As a value-added investor and board member, PGVP supports its portfolio companies in setting strategic direction, building out management teams and solving challenging business problems.

Move-In January 1, 2004
Graduation: August 31, 2006

605-275-2999 / www.pgvp.com

Price Consulting Group

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Price Consulting Group provided best in class services to ensure their client's projects success. Price Consulting Group offered a full range of services for planning, managing and deploying business and IT solutions.

Move-In March 16, 2006
Graduation: April 1, 2007

SIDECAR

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SIDECAR is a revenue cycle management organization providing chiropractors with a collection of turnkey business solutions. Solutions that include a team of certified billing coders, award winning IT support of your network and even a web-based practice management solution. SIDECAR provides the independent chiropractor the competitive edge in a crowded and demanding marketplace.

Move-In September 21, 2012
Graduation: August 31, 2014

605-275-9101

STEM Fuse

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GAME:IT is a revolution in STEM education. GAME:IT is an introductory level computer game design course aimed at 10th-12th grades. Students will learn the basics of game development, programming and graphic design, along with the accompanying physics and math concepts used in building a real, working game. GAME:IT marries the universal appeal and fun of gaming with “real world” skills related to career and technical education, science, technology, engineering and math. The curriculum and games were specifically designed for high schools by award winning high school technology teachers.

Move-In March 20, 2012
Graduation: April 30, 2013

605-351-9738 / www.stemfuse.com

VideoPropulsion Interactive Television, Inc.

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VideoPropulsion is a world leader in hardware and software for high performance, low cost per stream digital content movement. VideoPropulsion is headquartered in Slinger, Wisconsin, and maintains offices in Saratoga, CA, Sioux Falls, SD, and Beijing, China. The company is positioned to capitalize on the growing volume of digital video data, the exploding demand for encrypted HD services, and the corresponding need for fast, secure, and reliable distribution. VideoPropulsion's cutting edge products and expertise across many different protocols and standards enable it to continue to lead the industry in providing innovative solutions.

Move-In June 1, 2009
Graduation: May 31, 2014

800-243-6762 / www.videopropulsion.com

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