Since starting a business is a life changing experience, Iowa appropriately names their website about entrepreneurship Iowa Life Changing. On this site you’ll find what you need to get your business up and running. You’ll be able to review the Guide to Structuring Your New Business, learn about financial assistance available to you, figure out what licenses and forms you’ll need, and find resources throughout Iowa and the country which can help you be successful.
The Iowa Entrepreneur Network offers events such as entrepreneurship training programs for start-up businesses, as well as Entrepreneur Exchange, a way for members to discuss business throughout the state.
Below are more links that will assist you in navigating through Iowa’s business resources and regulations.
State Website: http://www.iowa.gov/state/main/index.html
Business Resources: http://www.iowa.gov/state/main/business.html
Chamber of Commerce: http://www.2chambers.com/iowa_state_chamber_of_commerce.htm
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