Iowa is a Top State for Startups

Entrepreneurs pursue dreams and succeed in Iowa

Ready for a place where you can dream it and do it? Look no further than Iowa – recently ranked as the nation’s second-best state to start a business thanks to low operational costs, pro-business regulations and tax-friendly policies.  

It’s no secret that entrepreneurship is a way of life in Iowa, and we’re invested in seeing dreamers succeed. Our ecosystem of support and funding helps entrepreneurs at each stage of their journey – from nurturing their idea, to growth and expansion. Add in the perk of low utility costs, and Iowa-based startups have extra cash on hand each month to reinvest in the company. 

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Entrepreneurs everywhere are taking note. In fact, a state-record 33,331 new businesses were established in 2022 alone. And with a business survival rate that’s 25% above the national average, it’s no wonder why Iowa’s emerged as one of the best places in the nation to bring a dream to life.   

With robust resources, unwavering community support and an incredible quality of life, Iowa is a smart investment in any entrepreneur’s future. 

Compare the cost of doing business in Iowa to your current state.   

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Published February 20, 2024

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