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Five new Home Base Iowa Communities announced

Gov. Terry E. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds announced five new Home Base Iowa Communities and three new Home Base Iowa Certified Higher Academic Military Partner (CHAMPs).  The new Home Base Iowa Communities include: Webster County, Hancock County, Humboldt County, Carroll County and Clay County. The communities will join Union County, Mitchell County, Dubuque County, Greene […]

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SBA Announces New Online Tool To Match Lenders To Entrepreneurs

Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet announced that the Small Business Administration (SBA) would launch a first of its kind tool on the federal agency’s website that will allow entrepreneurs looking for a small business loan to get matched with a SBA lender. This new tool, called LINC (Leveraging Information and Networks to access Capital) will have small […]

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SBA Seeks Nominations for Small Business Community of the Year

The U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Iowa District Office is seeking nominations for its first annual Iowa SBA Small Business Community of the Year Award to be presented in May during Small Business Week 2015. “Small business success is driven by a supportive environment,” said Jayne Armstrong, district director of the SBA’s Iowa District Office. […]