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Iowa is a perfect place for innovation
Iowa has nurtured an entrepreneurial ecosystem that is thriving. Innovative businesses can start, grow and succeed in Iowa thanks to the dedication of statewide mentors and leaders, the expertise from top-rated universities, the collaborative spirit of public-private partnerships and access to financial assistance. In addition to the supportive relationships that can be found in Iowa, the state's business climate is also desirable. Go ahead and compare us as you consider Iowa as a part of your entrepreneurial journey.
Iowa's Innovation Resources
Funding and tax credits to promote growth, accelerate production or conduct researchMore Information
Online system to easily connect entrepreneurs with resources to meet their needsMore Information
A variety of startups and entrepreneurs have found success in IowaRead More
BioConnect IowaAccelerating the growth of Iowa's bioscience industry by helping innovators turn ideas into commercial successes.
VentureNet IowaTaking Iowa entrepreneurs to the next level by connecting them to resources, management and investors.
Iowa Innovation DashboardTracking Iowa's entrepreneurial and startup climate through one dashboard that captures statewide startup activity.
Startup Iowa's Hot ListFacilitating connections between Iowa startups and investor and entrepreneurial communities by showcasing companies to watch.
Accelerating Insurance Innovation: More Than an Accelerator
Two Iowa-based insurtech conveners create a network of entrepreneurial support
Smart Solutions Redefining Safety and Security
Iowa insurtech startup IntelliSee creates AI software that sees the risk before you do
Made (Efficiently) in Iowa
Five Iowa manufacturers embrace advanced technologies to enhance operations