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Iowa’s TapOnIt’s Founder & CEO Named Woman of the Year People’s Choice Award Winner

April 13th, 2022
Iowa's TapOnIt’s Founder & CEO Named Woman of the Year People’s Choice Award Winner

TapOnIt’s Founder and CEO, Katie Castillo-Wilson, was named People’s Choice Award Winner at Mobile Growth Association’s 2022 Women of the Year Awards.The Women of the Year Awards honor exceptional female mobile app marketers for their contributions to the industry. The People’s Choice award is awarded to the All-Around Woman of The Year according to the Mobile Growth Community and is chosen based on contributions to the industry, leadership, integrity, and ability to drive growth. The Mobile Growth Association is a global society and accepts nominations from around the world.The award ceremony... Read More

Davenport-based TapOnIt Gets $250,000 Iowa Economic Development Award

December 23rd, 2020
Davenport-based TapOnIt Gets $250,000 Iowa Economic Development Award

A cool quarter-million dollars sure sounds like a nice Christmas present. Katie Wilson and her team at Davenport-based TapOnIt, a messaging technology company, are certainly celebrating the hard-won gift. The five-and-a-half-year-old firm – which Wilson founded with her sister Sara Castillo — was recently awarded a $250,000 Innovation Acceleration Propel fund award by the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) Board. TapOnIt provides a platform that enables businesses to reach, engage and convert opted-in customers through personalized multi-channel messaging, known as TapOnIt Technology.... Read More

Quad-Cities Chamber Starts New Initiative to Support Local Businesses

October 22nd, 2020
Quad-Cities Chamber Starts New Initiative to Support Local Businesses

Next time you hop on Amazon to buy something online, consider keeping your money in the Quad-Cities. That’s the thrust of a new campaign from the Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce, which has launched “Keep It QC,” to bring awareness to the power of doing business locally. According to Chamber representatives, buying local has many tangible economic benefits for the region, in addition to helping area businesses rebound faster from the financial impact of Covid-19. “Keep It QC is about educating members of our community about why buying local should be the first choice every time,” Erin... Read More