The Center for Innovation & Leadership connects students’ ingenuity and organizational leaders’ insight to create shared opportunities that serve Christ’s kingdom and the common good. The center invests in communities, organizations and initiatives through collaborative, innovative, Christ-centered leadership development and problem-solving services and opportunities
El SBDC Iowa de Estados Unidos brinda asesoramiento comercial gratuito y personalizado y capacitación a bajo costo para empresarios y negocios existentes, además de acceso a otra información y expertos.
Chariton is a participating Main Street Iowa community. Iowa's Main Street communities have made a commitment to the long-term revitalization of their historic commercial districts. Using the Main Street Four Point Approach®, local leaders have implemented practical management strategies producing fundamental changes in Iowa's Main Streets.
The mission of the Des Moines West Side Chamber of Commerce is to serve our community by supporting and enhancing the unique quality of life and commerce that defines the Des Moines West Side. If you are doing business on the Des Moines West Side, we are committed to your success.
Fayette County Economic Development and Tourisms works to foster and implement tourism and business development and expansion to make Fayette County a thriving, desirable location for individuals to live, work, and visit.
The Financial Empowerment Center, part of the Evelyn K. Davis Center at DMACC Urban, provides no cost, professional one-on-one small business coaching, small business boot camps, personal financial boot camps and personal financial coaching.
The Immigrant Entrepreneurs Summit exhibits the success stories of immigrant entrepreneurs. Business growth tips and keys to success when working with immigrant populations are shared in a non-competitive and supportive environment.
Iowa Center for Economic Success helps Iowans start, grow and sustain their small businesses. Our mission is to empower Iowans with the potential to succeed as they pursue opportunities for financial success.
Iowa Child Care Resource & Referral provides resources, education and advocacy to support quality child care. CCR&R is committed to ensure that Iowa's vision is met - Every child, beginning at birth, will be healthy and successful.
The International Trade Office assists Iowa companies in developing or expanding international markets for their products and/or services. Offering technical assistance in the mechanics of exporting, market access, transportation, financial modes of payments, documentation, etc.
Iowa Startup Accelerator (ISA) offers a rolling admission to a six-month startup accelerator program with two cohorts a year (Fall/Winter, Spring/Summer). There is ongoing programming, coaching, mentoring and financing for qualified businesses. Qualified startups must be Iowa-based, have documented customer discovery, demonstrate a competitive advantage, and have a clear/understandable vision for growth and potential exit.
The Iowa State University Pappajohn Center serves student entrepreneurs in and outside the classroom and is a business development resource for techonology-based businesses. The Center also provides guidance for businesses seeking access to University resources.
The Iowa Waste Reduction Center assists Iowa small businesses (fewer than 200 employees) in complying with environmental regulations through free and confidential environmental consultation. The center also conducts research, provides training, and develops technologies for more efficient and environmentally-friendly production painting processes.
What We Aim To Do: To strengthen the entrepreneurial community though education, social capital growth, and mentorship. What We Value: · Creating an environment where everyone feels welcome. · Providing support - help you start a new business and your business grow. · Creating a business support community inside our program - we love seeing our entrepreneurs work together. · Changing the status quo - people from all walks of life have great ideas; our job is to help push those ideas forward. · Not being afraid to fall with flair - we love taking risks when they make sense. Our Focus: Empower by GoDaddy in partnership with Jane Boyd is a social impact program equipping entrepreneurs in underserved areas with the training, tools and resources that they need to start a new business. Empower by GoDaddy primarily focuses on Cedar Rapids and the surrounding areas. As the program continues to grow, so does the geographical footprint.
Elkader is a participating Main Street Iowa community and designated Cultural and Entertainment District. Iowa's Main Street communities have made a commitment to the long-term revitalization of their historic commercial districts.
Maple Studios provides collaborative space and fractional executive support to entrepreneurs.
Maple Studios serves industrial technology companies and physical product builders from startup to growth stage.
The Marion County Development Commission, a department of county government, exists to identify and plan strategies to grow Marion County's economy. Our work focuses on making the Red Rock Area a premier destination for business, travel and living.
The CDG is a nonprofit organization with a mission to promote and develop the business environment, including but not limited to our Main Street District, and enhance the quality of life in the communities we serve
From the classroom to the boardroom, NewBoCo helps Iowans of all ages succeed in a changing economy because we believe that with the right tools, mindset, and opportunities anyone can be a world-changing innovator. We support entrepreneurship, education, and innovation through hands-on programming, technical talent development, and community building.
SCORE's mentors, comprised of active and retired business men and women, provide clients with free and confidential business counseling. Counseling can be conducted at the client's place of business, at our chapter headquarters, by telephone, over Zoom, or via email
Southwest Iowa Planning Council's (SWIPCO) goals are to promote regional cooperation and to serve the counties and cities within our region with community and economic development activities to improve the quality of life for all residents in Southwest Iowa.
We believe family businesses are different because of the unique challenges during their start up, and those which continue through the life of the business. We are committed to supporting your family and your family business through challenges and opportunities.
Venturenet Iowa helps Iowa grow its economy and qualified workforce in order to sustain its economic future. VentureNet Iowa helps build companies through assisting entrepreneurs who have an idea for a product or a service and helping them develop the structure, create the model, and assemble an effective management team.
We transition military skills into small business success through education, one-on-one consulting & mentoring. We are Veterans Helping Veterans One Small Business At A Time focusing on MO, KS, IA, NE & southern IL. Visit us at www.vetbiz.com for details and to sign up.
The Chamber of Commerce is proud to represent these multifaceted companies and organizations that make Washington, Iowa, a great place to live and work. From helping companies establish themselves, to supporting favorable legislative actions, to advancing the region’s infrastructure and economic assets, the Chamber is helping businesses develop and encouraging civic growth.