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Iowa’s Own “Shark Tank” for Women Entrepreneurs

IWLC’s Invest in SHE has $40K up for grabs! If you know a talented Iowa women entrepreneur, encourage her to apply today!

Youth Entrepreneurship Thriving in Sioux City

When you mix entrepreneurs and young professionals, you get awesomeness! Sioux City has made a commitment to help grow the community from the ground up.

Main Street Iowa Open 4 Business Regional Winners Announced

Five Businesses Selected for Project Award- The grants will benefit business development and expansion projects in the Main Street districts of Czech Village – Cedar Rapids, Elkader, Marion, Mount Vernon and Woodbine.

Organic Food Processing Workshops Offered

Workshops on the how's and why's of organic food processing will be presented at three locations around Minnesota this September, and farmers or processors from Iowa are welcome to attend.

Venture School is back!

Venture School is designed to accelerate the startup process while increasing an entrepreneur's odds for success. It emphasizes real-world entrepreneurship through experiential learning, immediate customer feedback and structured mentoring.

Sales/Use Tax Basics – Tips from the Iowa Department of Revenue

Have you noticed the sales tax rate you are charged may sometimes be 6% and other times 7%? The differing rates occur because many cities and counties in Iowa impose a 1% local option sales tax (LOST), in addition to the state sales tax of 6%.

Military Loyalty Rewards Program

In honor of the 4th of July, we take a look at one veteran's journey through entrepreneurship.

Applications Now Open for ‘One in a Million’ Startup Competition

Kauffman Foundation launches new competition for entrepreneurs who have presented at 1 Million Cups events around the country

New Tax Penalty on Small Business Health Insurance

Small business groups are sounding a warning about an obscure Internal Revenue Service rule that takes effect Wednesday imposing heavy fines on small businesses for helping defray the cost of their workers’ insurance or medical expenses.



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