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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Announcing First Cohort of Cultivo™ Virtual Acad
Startups from Australia, Israel, and United Kingdom to participate in six-week program
Governor Declares March 22, 2021 as Agriculture In
The proclamation recognizes Iowa’s leadership role in agriculture and the culture of innovation