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ECICOG’s Loan Funds: Funding to Help Businesses Grow

If you are aware of a business that needs help getting off the ground or needs assistance in acquiring a loan to expand, the East Central Iowa Council of Governments (ECICOG) may be able to help. ECICOG not only manages its own revolving loan fund but also administers a variety of local loan programs.

Is Your Business “Ready for the Holidays”?

Someone telling someone else about your business is very powerful. And what makes a customer talk about a business? Usually the way they were treated in that business. Here are some ideas that can get you off on the right foot.

Grants Through the Iowa Student Internship Program

Are you interested in connecting with young talent with a fresh perspective? The Iowa Student Internship Program is your chance to work with emerging leaders, by providing students with hands-on work experience. It’s also a great opportunity for your company to see their skills and talents in action!

The Nation’s Largest Clean Energy Single-Day Pitch Competition is Now Accepting Applications

6th Annual Clean Energy Trust Challenge will award $1 million to clean energy and cleantech start-ups

Iowa Tax Law Legislative Update 2015

Each year, the Iowa legislature meets to make revisions to the Iowa Code. Several of those revisions impact Iowa tax law. Here are some tips from the Iowa Department of Revenue to keep in mind.

Entrepreneur Spotlight: Goquets

Working hard to become the easiest way to order flowers online

Innovation Iowa-Style: Prepare to be wowed at Innovation EXPO

The innovators. The risk takers. The job creators. Where can you meet more than 100 Iowa entrepreneurs and learn about the impact their innovative businesses are making in Iowa?

Midwest Social Media Summit

Four Iowa organizations have partnered to bring training to small businesses in using social media as an effective marketing tool to use to grow their business.

Register for the 5th Corridor Procurement Conference

Federal, state and local governments purchase more than $200 billion worth of goods and services each year to keep their organizations running. Come learn how to get the attention of government buyers, as well as how to connect with business resources, and contractors looking for subcontractors and suppliers to add to their teams.



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