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Dady Mansaray, creator of FitMeReach, also won the Immigrant Entrepreneurs Summit's pitch competition in 2022. CREDIT IOWA CITY AREA DEVELOPMENT GROUP

Pitch competition won by Iowa City startup FitMeReach

Iowa City entrepreneur Dady Mansaray will receive $25,000 to invest into his startup business, FitMeReach, after winning an online startup competition. Created by former Los...
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Local entrepreneurs accepted to accelerator program

Nine Iowa City entrepreneurs will enter the Builders + Backers national idea accelerator program, aimed at taking fresh ideas from concept to action. With the...
A rendering of the new ARK Innovation Center Building in south St. Petersburg, Florida. The nine climate tech startups will work out of this space. CREDIT TAMPA BAY INNOVATION CENTER

Climate tech accelerator accepts IC-based ocean energy company

Iowa City startup Laminar Scientific is one of eight selected companies for a new Tampa Bay climate tech accelerator. Described as a renewable energy semiconductor...
Builders + Backers returns to Iowa City in January.

Builders + Backers returns to IC, welcoming third cohort class

The Builders + Backers Idea Accelerator is once again accepting applications for a new class of pioneering entrepreneurs. In partnership with Heartland Forward and the...
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Startup Weekend Iowa City to take place July 15

Startup Weekend Iowa City will return this year from July 15-17 at MERGE.  The event promises attendees they will “learn how to think, work and...
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Applications open for second cohort of Builders + Backers

Heartland Forward and its partners, Builders + Backers and the Iowa City Area Development Group (ICAD) have announced the continuation of the Community Growth...

Iowa City entrepreneurs begin national accelerator program

Ten Iowa City entrepreneurs will enter a national idea accelerator program aimed at taking their ideas from concept to action. The participants will join...

Applications open for Iowa City idea accelerator program

Heartland Forward and its partners, Builders + Backers and the Iowa City Area Development Group (ICAD), have a groundbreaking Community Growth Program and Toolkit...

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