From Passion to Product

lip balm production line

Eco Lips creators turned a DIY project into the beauty industry’s first organic lip balm.

Putting People First

Iowa distributor Frontier Co-op implements workforce initiatives that support working parents and address barriers for other untapped talent pools.

Head Start for Startups

Group of graduates in their caps and gowns walking across campus.

Affordability, talent and resources help Iowa’s entrepreneurs launch innovation businesses.

Just Roll With It

Volition Skate Shop

Two single moms are bringing the traditional recreation back to Iowa with their roller skate shop in Fairfield.

Planning Ahead

Linda Tong Planners

Starting a business while still in college is a challenging feat, but Linda Tong proved it’s possible.

A Dream and a Camera


Marji Guyler-Alaniz uses her passion for photography to spotlight women in the ag industry.

Successful Transaction

Ben Milne

Ben Milne and his Iowa company Dwolla are changing the way people and companies move money.

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