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Dream Big Grow Here Program Returns

Are you looking to grow your business with new marketing skills and more cash? Then you should consider participating in the Dream Big Grow Here program, through the Center for Business Growth and Innovation at the University of Northern Iowa.

Time to Showcase Iowa BioTech Innovation

Our state has a rich tradition of biotech innovation. The Iowa Biotechnology Association hopes to continue that tradition with a “first-ever”, day-long Biotech Innovation Showcase we’re adding to the agenda for our “Partnering For Growth” forum on Wednesday, March 30th.

Iowa's Largest Event for Startups and Entrepreneurs

​On November 5th, 9 teams will have 6 minutes each to pitch their businesses and tell the community what they have been building over the 94 days in the Iowa Startup Accelerator program.

Business Ownership Transition Seminars

Financial Resource Advisors will present two seminars on Business Ownership Transition in the next few weeks.

Main Street Iowa Challenge Grants Announced

The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) today awarded $924,000 in Main Street Iowa Challenge Grants to 14 communities around the state.

Sales Tax Issues Related to Construction – Iowa & South Dakota

To assist those doing business in both Iowa and South Dakota, the Iowa Department of Revenue and the South Dakota Department of Revenue will jointly present a free online webinar on october 21, from 11:30am- 1pm.

NAWBO Iowa Monthly Program

NAWBO Iowa hosts experts from Merit Resources on Health Care Reform at its monthly luncheon program on Tuesday, Oct. 13, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Downtown in Des Moines.

SBA Offers SBA 101 Workshop in Cedar Rapids on October 19th

The U.S. Small Business Administration is hosting a free SBA 101 workshop for existing and start-up businesses on Monday, October 19th from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. in Cedar Rapids.

Un-Traditional Start-A-Thon Gives Entrepreneurs a Chance to Start a Business

The startathon, a term coined by the tech industry, accelerates the startup process. The term typically invokes images of the tech industry, where white college guys start companies in a 48- 72 hour period, marathon style. The Iowa Black Business Coalition aims to break that stereotype with an event during Global Entrepreneurship week, especially for women and minority-owned businesses.

From the Desk of Director Durham- 10/5/15

As we work our way through the day, it’s likely we don’t think about the fact that the things we rely on to make life easier and more productive need to be produced in a manufacturing facility. Debi talks about the importance of manufacturing in this edition of "From the Desk."



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