Meet the 6 Finalists for Startup of the Year

August 7, 2015

The Silicon Prairie Awards are coming up, but you still have time to vote for your favorite startups. The 2015 Startup of the Year finalists are listed here, and you have until August 31st to cast your vote.

Startup Weekend Iowa City Benefits from Influx of Developers

October 5, 2014

Startup Weekend is an event where entrepreneurs discuss ideas, then launch a business in only 54 hours. Usually, Startup Weekend lacks web developers, but thanks to Dev/Iowa, Startup Weekend Iowa City had plenty of developers this year. 

Encouragement from Iowa Startup Accelerator Prompts Re-APP to Go Full-Time

August 11, 2014

Blake Rupe, founder of the recycling tracking app, Re-APP, decides to quit her full-time job to pursue her startup after receiving a call from the Iowa Startup Accelerator.

5 Silicon Prairie awards go to Iowans

August 21, 2014

Thirteen awards were given out at this year's Silicon Prairie Awards and five of them were given to Iowans.

Everything You Ever Wanted To Ask About Startup Stock Photos

September 23, 2014

Startup Stock Photos (SSP) is a website that provides startup-focused images for free. All of your questions about SSP have now been answered.

Iowa Startups Awarded $1.2M in Loans from State

September 22, 2014

Six Iowa startups received over $1 million total in loans from the Iowa Economic Development Authority.

Support the Iowa Startup Accelerator Teams by Using their Products

November 7, 2014

The Iowa Startup Accelerator launch day has ended, but here are some ways you can continue to help these startups.

Conservationist Turned Entrepreneur Looks to Grow Company

December 30, 2014

Blake Rupe, founder of Re-App, loves garbage. This helped her create her business, a mobile app that tracks your recycling. Read more online.