North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) and the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) are offering a free two-hour workshop designed for anyone who is considering starting a business. At Start Smart, participants will learn how to create a..
Baseball All-Star and manager of the New York Yankees, Joe Girardi, will be the featured keynote speaker at Sukup Manufacturing Co.’s first look for the new corporate headquarters Friday, November 14 in Sheffield. Girardi is the luncheon speaker at..
Networking is a key component in any entrepreneur’s success. That’s why the North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center and the Small Business Development Center (SBCD) brings entrepreneurs together for special..
The 2014 John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition came to a close on September 18 with the announcement of the winners at a special recognition luncheon at Drake University in Des Moines. Those in attendance were Governor Terry Branstad, Lt...
If you’ve ever been interested in starting a business, or you would like to grow an existing business, this is the perfect time to make your plans. A class offered through the North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial..
The first round of the John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition is complete. Of the 50 executive summaries submitted, 26 have been selected to submit full business plans to be reviewed by judges. Brian Novacek of Legacy Financial Services, INC...
The North Iowa Area Community College John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (NIACC JPEC) conducted the Youth Entrepreneurial Academy on June 16-20. This free annual academy is offered to all high school students interested in entrepreneurship...
The deadline for entering the Iowa Business Plan Competition has been extended one week to June 20th. Iowa businesses are invited to submit business information via a secure online program called Gust. A link to Gust is available at..
The 2014 John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition is accepting entries from companies of their executive summaries until June 13. The competition is designed to stimulate business development and provide support for outstanding business plans. New..
John Pappajohn, Iowa's premier venture capitalist, has announced the launch of the 2014 John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition. This is the ninth annual business plan competition for Iowa sponsored by Pappajohn. Since 2006, more than $400,000 in..
This summer, area high school students have an opportunity to learn the ins and outs of starting a business and becoming their own boss. And it won’t cost them a cent. By participating in the Youth Entrepreneurial Academy at North Iowa Area..
Brook Boehmler Brook S. Boehmler, Hampton, joined the North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center as the new Director of the Iowa Small Business Development Center (SBDC) on March 3, 2014. Boehmler comes to NIACC..
Due to the blizzard warning for tomorrow, February 20, the news release below has been updated with a change in the date for the Entrepreneurs’ Exchange. “10 2x 90 – How the Best Get Better” 10 Ways to Grow Your Business Faster &..
10 Ways to Grow Your Business Faster & Easier How to 2X your Income…2X your Time Off + Profit Accelerators for the Next 90 Days Thursday, February 20, 2014 A free Entrepreneurs’ Exchange, “10 2x 90 – How the Best Get Better,” will..
Launch and Grow Your Business is a course available at the NIACC John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center that helps the start-up and current entrepreneur. The course guides the entrepreneur in developing a business concept and evaluating it through each..