Partners and Links

Other Iowa John Pappajohn Centers:

University of Iowa John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center
Iowa State University John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center
University of Northern Iowa John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center
Drake University John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Institute

Online Research Center:

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Other Iowa Sites of Interest:

Region 2 Iowa Workforce Development Center
Iowa Capital Investment Corporation (ICIC)
Iowa Economic Development Authority
Iowa Economic Development Authority Jobs Training Program
Iowa Business Growth Company
Iowa Entrepreneur Network
UNI Strategic Market Services
Center for Industrial Research and Service (CIRAS)
North Central Iowa Alliance
Renew Rural Iowa - Iowa Farm Bureau
LocationOne Information Systems (LOIS) – Building and Sites in Iowa

More Links*:

Alliant Energy Midwest Sites

Building Entrepreneurship Development Systems in Northern Iowa – Case Study

Agriculture Specific Sites

Agricultural Marketing Resource Center
AgVentures Alliance

General Business Sites

AllBusiness.com
American Marketing Association
BrainBelt.com
BusinessBalls
Buy Iowa Online
CEO Express Business Portal
Corporation for Enterprise Development
Heartland Center for Leadership Development
Junior Achievement of Central Iowa
KnowThis.com - Marketing Information
ManagementHelp.org
MyOwnBusiness.org
PortraitsofIowa.com
SmartBrief.com
Training Classes.com
Ultimate Sales Academy

Financial Sites

Venture Capital by Business Week
Angel Capital Association
Iowa Tax Incentive and Financial Assistance Information
Prosper.com - People to People Lending

Libraries Databases & Search Engine Sites

Anywho.com – Reverse Phone Number Look Up
BizStats.com – Business Statistics
Dogpile.com – Search Engine
Enoch Pratt Free Library – City of Baltimore MD
Google.com – Search Engine
HillSource Reference Library
US Census Bureau

Export & Import Specific Sites

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Export.gov – US Government Export Portal
Iowa Agribusiness Export Partnership
Trade Information Center – US Department of Commerce

Media- Newspapers Magazines & Television Sites

Bloomberg
BusinessWeek Magazine
Charles City Press Newspaper
Clear Lake Reporter Newspaper
Forest City Summit Newspaper
Hampton Chronicle Newspaper
Industry Week Magazine
KIMT-TV Channel 3 Mason City
Mason City Globe Gazette Newspaper
Mitchell County Press – Newspaper
SellingPower.com – Sales Management Magazine
USA Today Newspaper

United States Government Sites

Business.usa.gov – US Government Official Business Link
Department of Agriculture – Rural Development
Department of Commerce – Economic Development Administration
Grants.gov – US Government Official Grant Site
Internal Revenue Service Business Center
Small Business Administration
Small Business Administration (Des Moines office) SBA- YouTube Video Tutorials
Iowa Small Business Development Centers
SCORE – Counselors to Americas Small Businesses
Standards.gov – US Government Standards
Congressman Tom Latham – 4th District
Senator Chuck Grassley
Senator Tom Harkin
United States Government

State Government Sites

Be Ready Iowa – Homeland Security & Emergency Management
Iowa Business & Economic Development
Iowa Business License Information Center
IEDA Financial Aid Forms & Applications
IEDA Programs & Services
Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR)
Iowa Department of Transportation (IDOT)
Iowa Governors Office
Iowa Legislature
Iowa Secretary of State Business Office
Iowa Workforce Development
LIFT Program – Iowa State Treasurer’s Office
Office of Energy Independence- Power Fund
State of Iowa

County Government, City Government & Local Economic Development Sites

County of Butler, IA
Butler County Resource & Development Group
County of Cerro Gordo, IA
City of Clear Lake, IA
City of Mason City, IA
     North Iowa Corridor Economic Development Corp
County of Floyd, IA
     Charles City Area Development Corporation
County of Franklin, IA
County of Hancock, IA
     Hancock County Economic Development
County of Mitchell, IA
County of Winnebago, IA
City of Forest City, IA
County of Worth, IA
Winnebago-Worth County Economic Development (BETCO)
County of Wright, IA
Iowa Association of Regional Councils of Government
North Central Iowa Alliance

Colleges Universities & Pappajohn Centers Sites

Drake University
John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (Drake)
North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC)
John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (NIACC)
Iowa State University (ISU)
John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (ISU)
CIRAS – Center for Industrial Research & Service – ISU
Community Vitality Center - Iowa State University
Iowa Energy Center - Iowa State University
University of Iowa (U of IA)
John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (U of IA)
University of Northern Iowa (UNI)
John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (UNI)
Regional Business Center (UNI)
Iowa Waste Reduction Center – University of Northern Iowa

General Reference Sites

National Weather Service
Official US Time- Central Time Zone
Today In History
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Other Association Sites

Institute for Social and Economic Development
Iowa Association of Business & Industry
Iowa Business Council
Iowa Entrepreneur Network
Iowa Farm Bureau Federation
Iowa Rural Development Council
Iowa Water Pollution Control Association
National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship
National Business Incubation Association
National Dialogue on Entrepreneurship
National Federation of Independent Businesses
New Rules Project
North Central Center for Rural Development
Professional Developers of Iowa
RUPRI Center for Rural Entrepreneurship
U.S. Association for Small Business & Entrepreneurship

Other Iowa Business Accelerators

Business Innovation Zone- Des Moines
Entrepreneurial Development Center- Cedar Rapids
New Ventures Inc.- Davenport
Northeast Iowa Business Accelerator- Dubuque
Rural Development Resource Center- Red Oak
Iowa Lakes Corridor -  Spencer

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