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Iowa State, University of Iowa listed among top patent producers

The following article was originally published on June 4, 2019 via The Gazette By Vanessa Miller IOWA CITY — Iowa State University and the University of Iowa are being recognized among the top universities in the world to obtain U.S. patents, reflecting the campuses’ increasing emphasis on economic development. “Our mission is to get university technologies out to […]

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3 Reasons why Des Moines is Becoming a Tech Hub

The following article was originally published on May 29, 2019 via LightEdge. By Nate Olson-Daniel, LightEdge Solutions As any good tech startup knows, scope creep can kill a business before it ever releases its first product. This can be tough given that, laser focus on the smaller aspects of a product is key to surviving the […]

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Abramoff of IDx receives 2019 Cultivation Corridor Iowa Biotech Leader Award

The following press release was initially published on April 30, 2019, via Iowa Biotechnology Association. For Immediate Release Ankeny, IA – April 30, 2019 – Cultivation Corridor Executive Director Billi Hunt presented the 2019 Cultivation Corridor Iowa Biotech Leader Award to Dr. Michael Abramoff, CEO and founder of IDx. Abramoff received the award on April […]

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News Release: Iowa invites people to explore Iowa’s outdoors with “99 Counties, 99 Parks” campaign

The following press release was initially published on April 10, 2019 via the Iowa Economic Development Authority. State of Iowa Invites People to Explore Iowa’s Outdoors with “99 Counties, 99 Parks” Campaign April 22, 2019 (Sioux City) – The State of Iowa announced today the launch of  its new effort encouraging residents and visitors alike to explore Iowa’s […]

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Ames named No. 4 Best Place for Millennials to Move to in 2019

The following article was initially published on March 25, 2019 via Reviews.org. By Trevor Wheelwright Hiking hipsters, blue-collar bookworms, and part-time party animals all need a solid foundation for living. We aimed to find out which places are more than flashy cultural epicenters—instead, we focused on areas with low unemployment rates, high immigration flows, low […]

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Des Moines named a Top 5 Place to Live by U.S. News & World Report

The following press release was initially published on April 10, 2019 via the Greater Des Moines Partnership. GREATER DES MOINES, IA (April 10, 2019) – Greater Des Moines (DSM) has received a pair of national rankings from U.S. News & World Report. DSM was named the #3 Best Affordable Place to Live in the U.S. and the #5 […]

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Investing in Iowa: Q1 2019

The following article was initially published on April 5, 2019 via Clay & Milk. By Jake Slobe The following is a list of all known investments raised by Iowa companies through the first quarter of 2019. In total, Iowa-based companies raised just over $7.3 million. Here is a list of Iowa companies that raised investment […]

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5 places emerging as America’s new tech hot spots

The following article was initially published on April 3, 2019 via MarketWatch. Beyond Silicon Valley: more affordable, more inclusive By Clara Hogan San Francisco, Seattle and New York may be the most famous tech hubs in America, but they certainly aren’t the only players in the game. As those big cities have become more expensive […]