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Episode 48: An Entrepreneurial Ecosystem (ft. Mike Heaton and Alex Taylor)

How is NewBoCo partnering with other communities in Iowa? On today’s episode of Iowa Innovation, Anthony Betters Jr and Rob Merritt are joined in the studio by Mike Heaton Heaton, Director of Development with NewBoCo, and Alex Taylor, Managing Director of the Iowa Startup Accelerator, to discuss that very question — and how the work and resources being built in Eastern Iowa may benefit the rest of the state.

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