LEAH (Lifengine Animal Health) Laboratories: $50,000 seed investment by the Ag Startup Engine at Iowa State University. LEAH Laboratories’ technology enables precision gene editing for […]
The Iowa Economic Development Authority approved a $250,000 grant for a Digital Manufacturing Deployment Facility project at Iowa State University. The funding will help ISU/CIRAS […]
Rantizo, Inc.: $500,000, completed in October. Based in Iowa City. Participating: Innova Memphis (Memphis, Tennessee).
SwineTech: $1.5 million in the company’s second round, completed in June. Participating: AgVentures Alliance, Quake Capital and InnovaMemphis. The June round added eight additional full-time […]
The Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) program is designed to support successful Iowa-based grant applications through the Small Business Administration. One component […]
The Angel Capital Association has announced investment in nine regional startups who recently presented in Des Moines at the annual Best of Midwest Conference, hosted […]
IDx: Secured $33 million in venture capital funding. Participated: 8VC, Optum Ventures, Alpha Edison and Heritage Provider Network. Based in Coralville. Meet FUNDED LATELY: Our peek […]
The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) Board approved innovation funding for four startups based in Iowa, the IEDA announced on Friday. The startups include an […]
By Steve Dinnen | dsmWealth Des Moines may not yet be in the league of Silicon Valley as a national innovation hub, but there’s a […]
TRACTOR ZOOM: Completed $1 million seed investment round. Participated: Innova Memphis, Ag Startup Engine, angel investors. Based in West Des Moines.