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.
Designed to build upon one of Iowa’s key industries — agriculture — the Iowa AgriTech Accelerator advances startups and technology through its many resources available to entrepreneurs. The program fosters innovation and helps Central Iowa continue to be one of the best in the nation for startups.
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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America’s Cultivation Corridor Launches Cultivo
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December 20 News From the Corridor
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