From Launch to Launchpad – EDC Celebrates 20 Years of Accelerating Iowa Businesses

In February of 2003, a vision was formed around improving the success and expansion rate of Iowa-founded, high-impact businesses. The Entrepreneurial Development Center (EDC) was born out of this challenge delivered to local economic development leadership. The impact of 20 years has been immense both in The Corridor and beyond. Read More.  

Foundations in Learning’s Innovative Product Named Finalist

Coralville based Foundations in Learning was recently selected as a finalist for SIIA’s 2023 Innovation Showcase. Foundation’s WordFlight is an online assessment and intervention solution for elementary students struggling to achieve reading fluency due to skill deficits. Wordflight helps students with targeted instruction to improve decoding and automatic word recognition skills, enhances phonemic awareness, vocabulary […]

EDC Member STRATAFOLIO selected for prestigious REACH Scale-Up Program

stratafolio commercial real estate management software

Cedar Rapids, IA—April 13, 2022—STRATAFOLIO, provider of a new and innovative commercial real estate management software is one of only nine companies to be accepted into the 2022 Commercial REACH Scale-Up program.  REACH is led by Second City Ventures, the strategic investment arm of the National Association of Realtors.  The fund invests in pioneering companies […]

Iowa-Based FarmHand App Rebrands as FarmPost App

Mobile app connects farmers and ranchers with qualified help in their local areas DEWITT, IA—JUNE 3, 2021—FarmHand App, the #1 app for connecting farmers with farm help, has rebranded as FarmPost App, effective June 3rd, 2021. The rebrand coincides with the rapid market adoption and recent launch of an updated website and additional application functionality […]