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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

3686_f7e0832876_small February 27, 2012 by Adrienne Baughman

Des Moines As Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad attends the National Governors Association meeting in Washington, DC, today, some key startup legislation is currently being held in the Senate Judiciary Committee by fellow Iowa Republican, U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley. "I think we are really looking at about a six week window for Congress to act," said Cameron Cushman, an associate … read more

3275_78535d5dd3_small December 6, 2011 by Geoff Wood

Palo Alto Pinterest's connection to Iowa was not lost on our state's leadership today as Gov. Terry Branstad made a stop by their offices in Palo Alto, Calif. Pinterest founder Ben Silbermann (left of the Pinterest "P" above) is a Des Moines native who said in an email today that the visit was exciting for the team as three of them have family ties to the state. This is the second Pinterest-Iowa connection already this week as the Pinterest blog published an interview with Chrissy Jensen, owner of Domestica … read more

1034_d28016bad7_small July 1, 2010 by Geoff Wood

Earlier this week, Israeli agrochemical company Makhteshim Agan Industries announced that it will purchase Ankeny's Albaugh, Inc… read more

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