|John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center
The University of Iowa
108 Pappajohn Business Building, Suite S160
Iowa City, IA 52242-1000
|P. (319) 335-1022 |
F. (319) 353-2445
About: The John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (JPEC) offers a comprehensive entrepreneurial education program to all Iowans. All undergraduate students at The University of Iowa may earn a Certificate in Entrepreneurship in addition to their undergraduate degree. Advanced courses are offered to all graduate students across campus and at several locations across the state of Iowa. JPEC has partnered with the state’s community college system to deliver entrepreneurial training to all Iowans interested in pursuing business ownership. The Center also offers specialized curriculum, training and summer camps for Iowa youth and high school teachers.
Objectives: (1)Provide free in-depth quality assistance to small businesses in all areas that promote growth, expansion, innovation, increased productivity and management improvement. (2)Link resources of federal, state, and local governments with those of colleges, universities and the private sector to meet the needs of the small business community. (3)Develop and expand the unique resources of Iowa..
Request a small business startup kit: firstname.lastname@example.org (Please include phone and address.)
Mission Statement: The U.S. Small Business Administration is an independent federal agency established by Congress to assist, counsel, support and protect the interest of small business concerns and to assist them in their start-up and growth.br>
|Iowa City Public Library
123 S. Linn St.
Iowa City, IA 52240
|P. (319) 356-5200 ext. 5|
About: The Iowa City Public Library can provide quick answers to questions or help direct your research. Trained staff can help you use a wide variety or reference materials, both print and electronic.
|Entrepreneurial Development Center, Inc.
230 2nd St. SE, Suite 212
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
|P. (319) 369-4955|
F. (319) 832-1481
About: From help with a full-blown business plan to simply directing an entrepreneur to the appropriate attorney or financial contact, the Entrepreneurial Development Center offers a broad range of services designed to maximize a business' potential for success.
The Iowa City Area Development (ICAD) Group is a private, non-profit economic development organization serving the business development needs of interstate commerce companies in the Iowa City area and surrounding communities.
The organization works to connect business with federal, state and local resources to stimulate economic growth and advocates on behalf of the area’s workforce.