Alumni Stories

At IPR, we are very proud of our graduates. These hardworking and talented individuals have proven that they can pursue an educational goal and see it through to its completion, despite any challenges they had to face along the way.

How Becoming a Dad Has Made Me a Better Entrepreneur

By IPR graduate Louis Byrd (This post originally appeared on LinkedIn.) This year marks four years of the entrepreneurial life. I have learned so much, had many ups and many more downs that served as excellent learning lessons. I watched my personal bank account balloon and then slowly taper away during the times when business was …

Successful Minneapolis Graduates Join IPR’s DIY 360

A panel of IPR alumni working in Minneapolis talk about their experiences post-graduation. Panelists include Youa Vang (City Pages, Adam Levy, Chris Koza, Rogue Valley), Michael Fisher (Sway Heavy, Matthew 18), Noah Hollander (The Pearl Recording Studio), and Dillon Marcus (Communist Daughter, Junebug and Edward the Confessor). DIY 360 is a recurring event at IPR …

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