ISA Ventures (ISAV), a new venture capital fund connected to Iowa Startup Accelerator, has reached its first close of $15 million and will begin investing in Iowa-based companies emerging in the aftermath of COVID-19. The […]
Last week, the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) Board approved innovation funding for seven startups located throughout the state. In total, $850,000 was awarded to the seven startups. Here are the 17 organizations that received funding: 3D Health […]
To kick off the conference, the founders of Mixtroz, Kerry Schrader and Ashlee Ammons, shared their unconventional founding journey step-by-step.
After working in higher education for 25 years, Mark Salisbury grew frustrated as each incoming class struggled to understand how much they’d be paying for college.
The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) Board has approved innovation funding for five Iowa startups. The startups — located in Ellsworth, Iowa City, Marion, Des Moines and Roland — received a total of $175,000 in funding. […]
Guest post by Scott Hoekman. If Iowans were to go back to the beginning of 2010, then we would find a startup ecosystem just emerging from the recession. With the benefit of this time machine, […]