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Event Series 1 Million Cups Cedar Rapids

1 Million Cups Cedar Rapids

Online Event

1 Million Cups was developed as a simple way to engage entrepreneurs and communities around the world. Each week, we offer a local entrepreneur an opportunity to give a six-minute presentation to a diverse audience of mentors, advisors, and entrepreneurs. Then, as a community, we give them valuable feedback

1 Million Cups Cedar Rapids (1MC ICR) has been a community event for years and will continue virtually until further notice. For event and streaming details, check out the 1MC Cedar Rapids page on Facebook:

The event is FREE to attend!

Event Series Iowa City Open Coffee

Iowa City Open Coffee

MERGE - Iowa City 136 S Dubuque St, Iowa City, IA, United States

Coffee with entrepreneurs and creatives in the Iowa City area. Meet other entrepreneurs and creatives, hear announcements on upcoming startup and creative events, and talk about startup and tech news. What better way could there be to start your Wednesday?

Following Iowa City Open Coffee, around the block at MidWestOne Bank, is 1 Million Cups. 1 Million Cups is a start-up community building event launched by the Kauffman Foundation. The events are held across the nation on Wednesdays from 9 am to 10 am and feature 1-2 presentations by local start-ups to a public audience.

If you are new to the area we invite you to join us, or if you know someone new to the Iowa City area please attend and bring them with you. Need a Wingman? Check out for more information on connecting with other creatives in the corridor.

Please join us for Iowa City Open Coffee at MERGE every Wednesday at 8 am, before 1 Million Cups Iowa City from 9 am to 10 am.

Event Series 1 Million Cups Iowa City

1 Million Cups Iowa City

Online Event

1 Million Cups Iowa City is a free weekly program to educate, engage and connect local entrepreneurs and community members. Our meetings are held virtually on Zoom until further notice.

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Event Series Open Coworking at Vault

Open Coworking at Vault

Vault Coworking and Collaboration Space 415 12th Ave SE #201, Cedar Rapids, IA, United States

Come see what coworking is all about and spend a day immersed in the creative community! When 1 Million Cups is in Cedar Rapids, we'll also do free cowork Wednesday all day. It's a great way to learn about coworking and meet Vault members if you're new to the community, or just hang out if you're a regular #1MC attendee.


Event Series Gravitate Community Happy Hour

Gravitate Community Happy Hour

Gravitate 500 Locus St., Des Moines, IA, United States

Check out our coworking spaces, meet other community members and harness the collaborative energy that comes from all of our events!

Join us from 4:30-6:30 PM for a social filled with art, light snacks, wine and and local beer.


State Small Business Credit Initiative Roadshow

Various Locations

Join Americas SBDC and Iowa Economic Development Authority on June 5th and 6th as they kick off the SSBCI Roadshow! Featuring speakers from IEDA, SBDC Iowa, Innoventure Iowa, and VentureNet Iowa will give information on the State Small Business Credit Initiative and how you can get involved.
Roadshow stops include:
June 5, 2023 - 9 AM: Kirkendall Public Library Council Chambers
1250 SW District Dr., Ankeny, IA
June 5, 2023 - 2 PM: Indian Hills Community College Regional Entrepreneurship Center
1530 Truman St., Ottumwa, IA
June 6, 2023 - 9 AM Kirkwood Continuing Education Training Center
101 50th Ave SW, Cedar Rapids, IA
June 6, 2023 - 2 PM Eastern IA Community College Urban Campus Community Room
101 W 3rd St, Davenport, IA
Register: Please email Audra Fisher at [email protected] to RSVP to the stop you would like to attend or call 515-294-0041 if you have any questions.



Pedestrian Mall 210 S Dubuque St, Iowa City, IA, United States

June 8th-9th is EntreFEST! This two-day conference celebrates the spirit of entrepreneurship and innovation. Professionals at every level can come together, share ideas, and share their own success with others. Looking to attend?

$199 – $299

West Des Moines Business Incubator Business Advice Series

Gravitate Valley Junction 318 5th St., Des Moines, IA, United States

Join the West Des Moines Business Incubator and Gravitate Coworking for a monthly series offering advice from experts in our community about a range of issues relevant for small businesses in Iowa. Past topics have included: types of financing, legal pitfalls to avoid, differentiating your brand and more.

Where: Gravitate Valley Junction

When: The second Tuesday of every month, over the lunch hour.


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