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 by local investment group Plains Angels. Hosted by the Greater Des Moines Partnership and BrownWinick Law Firm, the event hosted 140 attendees, including 90 accredited investors. Des Moines companies Pitchly […]

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 international company with global headquarters in Ames, two agtech startups and a software-as-a-service application used to store proprietary information. Awardees are Automed ($300,000 loan from the Innovation Acceleration Fund); IAM […]