Novy, which became Iowa’s first venture studio when it launched in Cedar Rapids in November, announced Tuesday that it is “open for business” with the hiring of two new team members and launch of a push for startup idea applications. Process Leader Sarah Wallace and Vice President of Marketing Jess Greiner have joined Novy’s three founding partners […]

A University of Iowa College of Nursing professor Stephanie Gilbertson-White is using a mobile app to help Iowans in small towns and rural communities learn more about the nature of their cancer diagnosis and how to best manage their symptoms. The app is called Oncology Associated Symptoms and Individualized Strategies, abbreviated as OASIS. It provides evidence […]

CareSource, a nonprofit managed care organization, announced Wednesday the launch of the CareSource Iowa Opportunity Investment Fund through a partnership with ISA Ventures, which will manage the fund. According to a news release, this new fund will provide capital for Iowa-based startups that seek to improve health care outcomes, promote health equity and generate positive social impact, especially […]