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Thursday, Nov 3, 2016
UNI Names New Regional Director for Small Business Development Center

(Cedar Falls, IA) - The Center for Business Growth and Innovation at the University of Northern Iowa is excited to announce Amy Dutton has been... Read More

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016
NewBoCo to take over EntreFEST

Cedar Falls, Iowa -- EntreFEST, the annual statewide gathering of entrepreneurs and business leaders, has a new home. The New Bohemian Innovation... Read More

Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016
UNI JPEC Receives International Award for Student Entrepreneurship

Cedar Falls, IA -- Next week, the University of Northern Iowa’s (UNI) John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (JPEC) will receive the Student... Read More

  • By: Mikayla Wahl 5 days ago

    Working to grow and maintain a business is undeniably challenging. Juggling customer and employee needs, dealing with business operations, and remaining profitable are enough to keep any small business owner on their toes. But what happens after you put in the work to make your business a success? What happens when you are ready to retire or move on?

  • By: Mikayla Wahl 2 weeks ago

    When looking to start a business, every entrepreneur must answer this critical question: where? In a world where businesses are more transportable than ever, it can be hard to identify the right business location. Here are five reasons why Iowa is the ideal environment for business!

    1.      Low Business Cost

  • By: Mallory Feeney, Communications and Public Relations Intern

    Getting paid for doing what you love sounds a little too good to be true, right? Actually, it’s not too far out of reach. If you’ve ever thought about turning your hobby into a business you’re in the right place. Here are a few ways to get your business off and running with a little help from UNI Business and Community Services.