Working with EDC

EDC’s primary function is to connect entrepreneurial needs with qualified community and state resources and to provide hands-on professional business direction. While working with both emerging and existing Iowa-based businesses, EDC supports the development and commercialization of new products, services and technologies.

How does EDC work?

In some cases, EDC acts as a sounding board for clients—providing guidance and advice. For other clients, EDC becomes an extension of their teams—rolling up our sleeves and executing on various tasks necessary to scale the business.


EDC Blog

International Trade Office Announces FY16 Export Trade Assistance Program

The International Trade Office is happy to announce the availability of FY16 Export Trade Assistance Program (ETAP) and Domestic Trade Assistance Program (DTAP) funds.  
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EDC Announces New Educational Series

On Friday, March 6th, EDC will launch a new educational series, Advance in 60 in collaboration with the City of North Liberty and North Liberty coLab.  
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Recent EDC News

EDC Client, Collective Data, Featured on CBS 2′s Created in the Corridor

Cedar Rapids, IA–April 29, 2015–EDC client, Collective Data, a Cedar Rapids-based fleet and asset management software company was featured on CBS 2/KGAN’s series, Made in the Corridor.

EDC Client MobileDemand Donates Rugged Tablets to Non-Profit River Cleanup Organization

MobileDemand, a global provider of enterprise-ready, all-weather Windows® tablets, has donated twelve xTablet C1200 rugged convertible tablets to Illinois-based Living Lands & Waters.


Accelerating Business In Iowa

EDC’s Mission: To provide economic growth through the creation and expansion of high-impact Iowa businesses. Whether you have created a new business model or are operating an ongoing entrepreneurial enterprise that needs assistance growing or staying alive, EDC offers services designed to maximize your potential. See what our clients say about working with EDC.


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