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March 19, 2014 by Megan Bannister

Iowa City Organizers announced Wednesday that, in an effort to foster entrepreneurship in Iowa, a statewide Dream Big Grow Here pitch-off will be held May 15 in conjunction with EntreFEST… read more

5209_8c4d1f3041_small January 22, 2013 by Danny Schreiber

Des Moines Dwolla is back in the Iowa spotlight. Two days after the Des Moines startup dominated the pages of Iowa's largest newspaper, it joined the state's governor and lieutenant governor today (left) to announce a partnership that begins to make the cash-based payments network a payment option for taxpayers. Dwolla's first integration with the state will focus on the Iowa Department of Revenue, giving some businesses the option to pay via Dwolla … read more

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