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Understanding Beneficial Ownership Reporting for Small Businesses

In an effort to enhance transparency and combat financial crimes, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has introduced new reporting...

Business Growth, Technology and Business

Iowa Farmers Converge to Learn About Emerging Technology

"Iowa technology and understanding global consumer demand for Iowa farm products brought hundreds of Iowa farmers and agribusiness leaders to...

Advancing Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

SBA Introduces New Online Course for Young Entrepreneurs in Spanish

Young entrepreneurs have a new tool to help determine if they’re ready for business ownership and to help them get...

Advancing Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

SBA and National Woman’s Business Council Expand Opportunities for Women

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the National Women’s Business Council have joined forces in an effort to increase...

Advancing Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

SBA Hits Another Lending Record in FY 2014

The U.S. Small Business Administration 7(a) Loan Program reached another lending record in FY 2014, announced today by SBA Administrator...

Entrepreneurship Event, IEDA/IA SourceLink Updates

From the Desk of Director Durham – 11/6/14

Entrepreneurship in Iowa is important because it creates jobs. This month, we celebrate entrepreneurs in many ways, and continue to...

Advancing Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurship Event, Legal Issues and Taxes

Economic Independence Day

"As we celebrate our nation's independence, it's important to remember another important freedom: Economic empowerment. The ability to pay your...

Entrepreneurship Event

Business Ownership Transition Seminars

Are you prepared for the inevitable? Financial Resource Advisors will present two seminars on Business Ownership Transition in the next...

Business Growth, Business Planning, Startup, Women and Business

Iowa Women Entrepreneurs Wanted

Are you a female entrepreneur seeking to scale your business?  Would you be interested in competing for awards totaling $40,000...

Startup, Technology and Business

Don’t Make These Social Media Mistakes

Avoid these mistakes that business owners often make: 1) Ignoring your brand You put a lot of effort into your branding. Your social...