Ames Seed Capital announced a $100,000 investment into the veterinary startup VetMeasure, Inc. VetMeasure, based in Ames, created the animal heart monitoring device MeasureON! Harness, allowing veterinarians to monitor a pet’s health remotely. The harness sends collected data to a mobile and web application available for the vets to view; when the dog’s metrics reach […]

The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) Board approved innovation funding to support five Iowa startups located in Des Moines, Le Claire, West Des Moines and Iowa City.  HomePainter, based in Des Moines, has developed an online estimating tool that provides homeowners with an accurate paint estimate in less than five minutes, then subcontracts booked jobs […]

The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) Board approved innovation funding to support five Iowa startups located in Altoona, Le Claire, West Des Moines and Iowa City.  HomePainter, based in Des Moines, has developed an online estimating tool that provides homeowners with an accurate paint estimate in less than five minutes, then subcontracts booked jobs to […]

Adrienne Greenwald, current director of communications and public relations at VentureNet Iowa, will succeed John LaMarche as managing principal effective July 1, VentureNet Iowa announced Wednesday. Greenwald will lead the VentureNet team as it administers the state of Iowa’s Innovative Funding programs for small business. She joined VentureNet in 2012 and has served as the […]

Amazon Web Services is the Community sponsor for the 2019 Monetery Tech Summit, scheduled in Des Moines May 21 and 22, organizers at Dwolla announced. Amazon Web Services is underwriting 50 tickets for students and the general public to attend the conference, to be held in the Temple for Performing Arts. This year’s agenda includes speakers Matthew […]

Google announces $1M Impact Challenge for Iowa nonprofits Nonprofits in Iowa will collectively receive $1 million through Google’s new Impact Challenge Iowa, Google announced Monday as part of the company’s Grow with Google initiative at Central Library. Google.org first launched its Impact Challenge in Illinois, but Iowa will be the second state nationwide granted $1 […]

The Technology Association of Iowa is seeking presentation proposals for the third annual Iowa Technology Summit, to be held Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 in downtown Des Moines. Session content will be selected by a committee comprised of technology professionals in multiple industries across the state, TAI said in an announcement. Successful proposals will demonstrate […]

Dan Harbeke, head of public policy and external affairs at Google’s Council Bluffs data center, announces Google’s $1 million Impact Challenge for Iowa nonprofits. Photo/Google Nonprofits in Iowa will collectively receive $1 million through Google’s new Impact Challenge Iowa, Google announced this morning as part of the company’s Grow with Google initiative at Central Library. […]

The Iowa City Area Development Group’s most recent collaboration space CoWork @ 808 opened this past week in Coralville, reports the Cedar Rapids Gazette. The space is the group’s third coworking space to open in Johnson County. The project received up to $40,000 in startup costs from the city of Coralville last October.