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SBA and AARP to Host “Summer of Encore Mentoring” Events for Entrepreneurs Age 50 and Older

The U.S. Small Business Administration and AARP are teaming up to host a “Summer of Encore Mentoring,” targeting entrepreneurs over the age of 50.

5 Reasons You Can’t Miss the 2015 Advanced Manufacturing Conference

From developing cutting-edge innovations to understanding the latest tax policy and attracting top talent, Iowa manufacturers must stay current on all aspects of business. The 2015 Advanced Manufacturing Conference is your opportunity to learn about these and other trends and challenges facing manufacturers today.

West Des Moines’ Historic Valley Junction to Host the Iowa Downtown Summit

The 29th annual Iowa Downtown Summit will be held August 27 and 28 in West Des Moines. The Summit is the premier statewide annual conference for professionals and volunteers involved in downtown revitalization in Iowa.

Starting a Business – Tips from the Iowa Department of Revenue

Starting a business is exciting……and also a little scary. There are lots of steps new business owners need to take and be aware of. One of those steps is getting the business set up with the Iowa Department of Revenue (IDR). Here are some helpful hints from IDR to hopefully make that part of the process a bit easier.

SBA Offers Free Workshop on Resources For Veterans

This one hour workshop describes the SBA services available to veterans in Howard County, in coordination with the state's Home Base Iowa program.

Supporting Student Entrepreneurship

When a student has a business idea we meet with the student and figure out how best to guide that student. Our program is completely student driven. They have to be the force behind the idea. If we can help a student start a new business, learn a new skill, or just better themselves, we have succeeded in our mission.

Advice From A Young Entrepreneur

"Even though it can be uncomfortable to put yourself out there, it's often well worth it in the long run."

10 Free Learning Resources for Entrepreneurs

You don’t have to be in school to learn a new skill. It’s amazing how many free online courses are out there. Here are 10 learning resources for entrepreneurs (and anyone else interested in increasing their knowledge this summer)

Crowdfunding? Is That Still a Thing?

Crowdfunding campaigns can yield more than raising capital. Consider it for market research and creating awareness.

SBA Initiatives to Inspire New Entrepreneurs

The U.S. Small Business Administration is working on several initiatives to inspire and educate Millennial and minority entrepreneurs.



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