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Iowa is a perfect place for innovation

Iowa has nurtured an entrepreneurial ecosystem that is thriving. Innovative businesses can start, grow and succeed in Iowa thanks to the dedication of statewide mentors and leaders, the expertise from top-rated universities, the collaborative spirit of public-private partnerships and access to financial assistance. In addition to the supportive relationships that can be found in Iowa, the state's business climate is also desirable. Go ahead and compare us as you consider Iowa as a part of your entrepreneurial journey.

Iowa's Innovation Resources

Financial Assistance

Funding and tax credits to promote growth, accelerate production or conduct research

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Resource Navigator

Online system to easily connect entrepreneurs with resources to meet their needs

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Success Stories

A variety of startups and entrepreneurs have found success in Iowa

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Accelerator and Incubator Programs

Innovation Partners

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