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Economic Development Board approves awards to support almost $227 million in capital investments in Iowa

The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) board today awarded direct financial assistance and tax benefits to eight companies for job creation and expansion projects.

Governor, IPEP release findings of 2014 Battelle Report, a new economic development roadmap for Iowa

“Thanks to the IPEP board and the Iowa Business Council, we now have a roadmap for the future,” said Governor Branstad. “These business leaders – in addition to their day jobs of running Iowa’s top businesses – have given of their time and resources to make sure Iowa has a focused plan to achieve success. We are grateful for their leadership.”

Ascent’s Startup Boot Camp Impacts Iowa’s Women-Owned Businesses

Registration is now open for January Startup Boot Camp classes!

Battelle Recommendations for Iowa to be Released Thursday

The comprehensive study conducted over the past 18 months reviewed Iowa’s industry drivers and potential growth opportunities

SBA, Expanding Outreach to Minority Entrepreneurs

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced that it renewed its partnership agreement with the Minority Business RoundTable (MBRT) to continue joint outreach efforts to minority entrepreneurs.

December is National Write a Business Plan Month

Take advantage of December as National Write a Business Plan Month and nail the six steps to writing a solid business plan.

Keep Up Your Guard Against Credit Card Fraud

Just because your business is small doesn’t mean you’re defenseless against credit card fraud. Here are some simple ways to safeguard both your point-of-sale and back office operations.

Facebook Fans Decide Next Iowa Travel Guide Cover

Travel Iowa Facebook fans have the power to determine the cover of the next Iowa Travel Guide.

From the Desk of Director Durham - 12/4/14

Director Durham reflects on the end of the year and what to keep in mind for 2015, in this month's edition of "From the Desk."

IASourceLink Partners with Secretary of State's Office

The Iowa Secretary of State's office is now providing Iowans with more resources to help start a business.



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