COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA (Dec. 8) – Advance Southwest Iowa Corporation announced today that it is joining forces with NewBoCo of Cedar Rapids as part of a growing Community Partners Pilot Program. NewBoCo is collaborating with economic development organizations in communities around Iowa to help fill gaps in their local entrepreneurial ecosystem. The goal is to combine NewBoCo programming, resources, and
ICAD, NewBoCo team up for new Regional Speaker Series CEDAR RAPIDS/IOWA CITY,, IA (Dec. 8, 2022) – There are plenty of questions that come with starting a business, from advertising to figuring out how to get power set up. NewBoCo and the Iowa City Area Development Group (ICAD) are teaming up to make answering those questions a little bit easier.
WATERLOO, IA (Nov. 17, 2022) – When Dana Rae saw a need in her community last year, it led her to take a big chance by leaving her job in order to start her own company. Now she’s hoping that lenders around the state will take a chance on her. Rae founded DanaRae-LLC, an online gift shop and home for
The Iowa Startup Accelerator (ISA) added Haggle, Groov, and Sprayer Mods to its 6-month entrepreneurial development program. These three startups join Tennis Line Call, Spanton Dynamics, and The Hummingbirds, who comprised the Fall 2021 accelerator cohort. “These three exciting startups introduce unique technologies that will transform and upgrade their respective industries”, said Alex Taylor, managing director of ISA. “Additionally these
Funding from Future Ready Iowa will cover tuition and supplies in an effort to bring more underrepresented Iowans into tech industry When DeltaV Code School announced plans for a brand-new cybersecurity class earlier this year, a key goal was to bring more women, minorities, and low-income individuals inro Iowa’s tech workforce. However, being able to pay for classes is a
30th annual event asks Iowa middle school students to design a waste-free future city using the three principles of a circular economy JAN. 18, 2022 – Middle school students from throughout Iowa will face off virtually this Saturday at the regional level of the award-winning Future Cities competition, with winners moving on to the Future City finals in February. The national
Applications are available for startup businesses to participate in the Iowa Startup Accelerator (ISA) spring cohort. The program has a rolling admission, but the deadline to participate in the spring accelerator cohort is Friday, February 11, 2022. The Spring cohort is scheduled to begin five weeks later on March 21, and will culminate in June during EntreFEST in Iowa City.