GlobalVetLINK named Agricultural Technology Company of the Year

DES MOINES, Iowa — Ames-based animal health company GlobalVetLINK (GVL®) was named the Iowa Agricultural Technology Company of the Year during the Technology Association’s 2017 Prometheus Awards Thursday night. Sponsored by Iowa’s Cultivation Corridor, the award recognizes an ag tech company that demonstrates industry leadership in the development and deployment of hardware/software agricultural technologies and […]

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Biorenewables Art Competition Opening Reception

Friday, April 21, 4 – 5:30 p.m., Biorenewables Research Laboratory lobby Iowa State University’s Bioeconomy Institute will host an opening reception for its Biorenewables Art Competition. Meet the artists and view their artwork that reflects BEI’s mission: economic, environmental and social sustainability to advance development of biorenewable resources for the production of fuels, energy, materials and chemicals. A short […]


Global Insurance Accelerator receives DuPont Pioneer innovationLEADER of the Year Award

Global Insurance Accelerator was named the 2017 DuPont Pioneer innovationLEADER of the Year during the 4th annual innovationIowa Magazine Launch Party held April 5th at the Iowa State University Economic Development Core Facility.  Award nominees were judged based on their originality, leadership, and impact on their company, state and local economy, and/or the general public through […]


Why John Deere Invested in the Iowa Agritech Accelerator

Posted on April 5, 2017 at AgFunder News LOUISA BURWOOD-TAYLOR Applications are now open for the Iowa Agritech Accelerator. The program will take on six startups from the region with an idea, intellectual property or prototype for agricultural innovation. Each will receive $40k in seed funding, as well as education and mentoring from a long list […]


Ag Startup Engine to Drive Entrepreneurship in Central Iowa

By Audrey Regan, Communications Intern Located in the ISU Research Park, the Ag Startup Engine is an accelerator to be utilized by agricultural entrepreneurs, and create a structured pathway to financing new business ventures. “The primary goal is to fill a gap between when an entrepreneur has an idea and is beginning to develop the […]


4th annual innovationIOWA magazine launch party

Wednesday, April 5 | 5 – 7 p.m. | Iowa State University Economic Development Core Facility The Business Record invites all to join the launch party of the fourth edition of their  innovationIOWA Magazine. Network with statewide business leaders, hear visionaries reflect on the state’s innovative achievements, meet the next generation of leaders, and more. […]