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IASourceLink is the go-to resource for aspiring entrepreneurs and business owners who need help starting, scaling, or accelerating their business in Iowa.

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Partner Spotlight

Iowa Center for Economic Success

This October, our Resource Partner Spotlight goes to the Iowa Center for Economic Success. No matter where you are on your small business journey, the Iowa Center is here to help. Classes, tax assistance, micro-loans, education through the Women's Business Center, and events throughout the year are all part of the Iowa Center's offerings to Iowa’s small business community. If you receive our Monthly Events Newsletter, you’ve probably seen a few of the Iowa Centers business building webinars on our list. Check out their three core areas of support, below:

Education: The Iowa Center for Economic Success offers educational webinars, workshops, and groups designed to empower Iowans to own the drive to pursue entrepreneurship.

Capital: Loans up to $50,000, combined with business support, are available to assist hard-working Iowans launch an idea or take an existing business to the next level.

Networking: Networking opportunities facilitated by the Iowa Center focus on building strong personal and social relationships while increasing the visibility of Iowa’s small business community.

Visit the Iowa Center for Economic Success on our Resource Navigator

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Why You Should Be a Part of IASourceLink?

In addition to our comprehensive network of resource providers that entrepreneurs can access 24/7 via the Resource Navigator, we also provide some direct services to Iowa small business owners.

Our popular Business Concierge can provide your Iowa-based company with helpful referrals, and our monthly free online business webinars attract hundreds of Iowa entrepreneur participants.

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IASourceLink is the premier online resource connecting entrepreneurs and small businesses to almost 400 resource providers across Iowa. IASourceLink is brought to you by the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) in collaboration with the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center at the University of Northern Iowa.
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