Business & Entrepreneurial Assistance

Business and Entrepreneurial Assistance

Access to resources is critical to entrepreneurs and businesses alike, so BCS offers specific programs to provide uniquely tailored resources, technologies and networks to meet their needs. This includes student-driven educational programs, applied technology, technical assistance, advanced leadership opportunities and market research capabilities. To learn more about how we are building a better Iowa through entrepreneurship and small business assistance, click on the program links below.

John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center logo Center for Business Growth and Innovation

Student entrepreneurs are able to utilize the expertise of the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center's comprehensive education programs and business opportunities.

The Center for Business Growth and Innovation creates strategic plans for success and evaluation that can be used by small business or entrepreneurs.

Strategic Marketing Services Iowa Waste Reduction Center

As the primary market research experts at BCS, Strategic Marketing Services works with a wide range of clients to develop intelligent, accurate and comprehensive market research.

Providing environmental assistance to small businesses has been the Iowa Waste Reduction Center's flagship service for over 25 years.

UNI Small Business Development Center Advance Iowa

The UNI Small Business Development Center provides free, confidential, customized business advice to businesses in the Cedar Valley region.

As a comprehensive consulting program, Advance Iowa is designed to work with mid-sized companies to complement their growth through a variety of services.