Congratulations on deciding to start a new business! The NIACC John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center has been helping new entrepreneurs since 1997. Hundreds of local businesses are helped every year and we look forward to being of service to you. For your convenience, a lot of information is on this website, but don’t hesitate to call (641) 422-4342 for an appointment to come in for personal help.
- First Priorities – What you really must have to start a business
- Business Plan – The foundation for your business’ success
- Small Business Development Center – General business consulting
- Financing your Business – There is no ‘free’ money, but help is available
- Business Incubator – A safe, nurturing environment to start your business
- JPEC Launch & Grow Your Business – A ten evening course that takes you from business concept to business plan
- Mechanics – Tax ID numbers, Patents & Trademarks, Applications for Assistance