Accelerators & Incubators
Whether it’s just an idea or the beginning of a business, your innovation has a better chance of excelling in Iowa thanks to the broad entrepreneurial infrastructure here.
Powered by Iowa State University, one of the nation’s leading agriculture institutions, the Startup Factory is a unique 52 week program that takes a startup from the lab to investor ready. Selected entrepreneurs receive formal training, resources, and access to a network of business advisors and investors.
The Iowa State University Research Park (ISURP) is a growing tech community and incubator for startups and expanding businesses, providing access to the vast resources available at Iowa State: from talent pipeline management, to specialized equipment, to access to the research infrastructure.
NewBoCo is built to grow world-changing ideas from Iowa. Led by entrepreneurs who give before they get, the accelerator runs programs for all stages of startups and growing businesses while focusing on companies that authentically believe in making the world a better place.
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Tracy Uhlman hired as the Senior Director of Strat
Tracy will lead key Corridor initiatives, including the Cultivo Global Ag Innovation Program.
Pivot Bio Expands Iowa Customer Success Center
One of the fastest-growing ag startups in the country is expanding its Iowa location as it ramps up