Four sources of idea-stage capital expecting to deploy $1.33MM in Iowa

Four sources of idea-stage capital expecting to deploy $1.33MM in Iowa

It’s only mid-April but details around four new programs to help fund very early stage startups in Iowa have emerged. One of the programs, NestMint describes this stage as "idea-level". All combined, the four programs are planning to deploy $1.33MM in capital in this state.

Engaging your Startup Network

Engaging your Startup Network

In 2012 Becker Underwood was sold to BASF, the chemical company out of Germany, for $1.02 Billion (yes, an Iowa ag company sold for over a billion dollars with little public fanfare.) I knew that a 110,000 employee behemoth like BASF was not going to be the right fit for someone like me, so after a little over a year of helping them through the transition I set off to find a new endeavor using my “Startup Network”.

A guest post by Aaron Horn