Iowa Finance & Insurance

Where the Smart Money Lives

Finance & Insurance: Iowa is a Capital for Capital

Home to more than 6,400 finance and insurance companies and a workforce of more than 100,000 talented professionals, Iowa is one of the nation's top headquarters for the finance and insurance industries.

Iowa is the perfect place to expand, relocate or start a financial services business. Iowa leads with a pro-business mindset, a progressive and responsive regulatory environment, and offers the lowest insurance premium tax in the country — one percent.

Strong industry leadership has also helped Iowa become an innovation hub for insurance technology. Established in 2015, Iowa's Global Insurance Accelerator (GIA) is the world's first business accelerator focused on Insurtech and has helped numerous insurance companies from around the world grow and expand.

    Iowa has experienced a 12 percent growth in the insurance industry sector in the past 15 years.
    Iowa is home to the world’s first business accelerator program for insurance technology.
    Iowa’s utility costs are typically 15 to 20 percent less than the national average.

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