MākuSafe® recognized as a finalist for Startup Technology Company of the Year!

March 8, 2019


MākuSafe® is proud to be recognized as a finalist in the Startup Technology Company of the Year category! We’re happy to be considered by the TAI, among such worthy candidates who are making outstanding contributions of excellence and innovation to Iowa’s technology community! Read the MākuSafe® press release (PDF Button) below.

The most prestigious recognition for Iowa’s technology industry, The Prometheus Awards presented by LWBJ brings together leaders from technology, business, education and government to celebrate the year’s most momentous innovations. The awards acknowledge individuals and companies impacting Iowa’s $11 billion technology industry, which accounts for 8.8 percent of the state’s GDP and employs over 88,400 workers. Finalists and award winners epitomize the great talent, companies and communities solidifying Iowa’s reputation as a technology state.

The winner in each of the 14 award categories will be announced during the Prometheus Awards celebration on Thursday, April 11, 2019, at the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center in Des Moines.

2019 Prometheus Awards Finalists are listed in alphabetical order.

Startup Technology Company of the Year:


Firefly Photonics

Gain Compliance

Gross-Wen Technologies

MakeuSafe Corp

The full list of finalists by category is available on the TAI website, and reservations for the event can be made there as well.

To view past finalists and winners, click here.

The 2019 Prometheus Awards are made possible by the generous support of these sponsors:

Presenting Sponsor: LWBJ

Legacy Sponsor: Workiva

Excellence Sponsor: Iowa Economic Development Authority

Live in the Lounge: Pillar part of Accenture Industry X.0

Torchlight Lounge Sponsor: The City of West Des Moines

Lead Sponsors: Iowa’s Cultivation Corridor, Center for Industrial Research and Service – Iowa State University (CIRAS), Involta, Shuttleworth and Ingersoll

Production Sponsor: CLE Productions

WiFi Sponsor: UnityPoint Health

Awards Presentation Sponsors: BrownWinick, Global Insurance Accelerator, Iowa State University, McKee Voorhees & Sease, P.L.C., Next Level Ventures, Renew Rural Iowa, Start-Up Launchpad

Partner Sponsor: Pratum, Teamsoft

TAI Awards & Registration

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