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.

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EDC Blog

Budgeting for Success

Just like a complete business plan allows you to project actions and reactions into the future, proper budgeting allows the projection of the financial requirements, responsibilities, and outcomes needed to drive success.  
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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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Recent EDC News

EDC Client Member Innovas Technologies Awarded Competitive Grant from the National Science Foundation

Coralville, IA, January 4, 2017–Innovas Technologies has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) gran for $225,000 to conduct research and development on work on developing mobile micro-sensors to identify degradation, fouling and enable remote failure detection and isolation in operating shell and tube heat exchangers. 

Iowa Seed Fund II Invests in Coralville-Based VIDA Diagnostics

VIDA Diagnostics, Inc. (“VIDA”), the leader in precision pulmonary informatics, announced the completion of a $5.1 million Series B round of equity financing.

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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.

 

Upcoming Events

  • EDC’s Annual Meeting

    Mark your calendars to join EDC on Thursday, April 13th for our 2nd Annual Meeting... 

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