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Innovate
September 9, 2013

EDC Celebrating 10-Year Anniversary Thursday at Cedar Ridge!

The EDC, the Corridor-based business accelerator, is celebrating its 10th Anniversary this Thursday from 5-7:30pm with a party at Cedar Ridge Winery in Swisher (who is also one of their clients)! The EDC has…
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Innovate
September 9, 2013

ERC Acquires Iowa City-based TMone!

ERC, a Florida company has acquired TMone, an Iowa City-based call center outsourcing firm and one of the area’s fastest-growing businesses! TMone was founded in 2003 by John Burchert and Anthony Marlowe (pictured L and R,…
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CreateInnovate
September 9, 2013

Two New Corridor Businesses Showcase Local Creativity (& Beverages)!

Two new business have recently opened in the Creative Corridor showcasing local creativity! Brush and Barrel Opens in Coralville! Are you looking for a creative way to spend a night…
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Create
September 3, 2013

Amana Makers Up For 2012 Martha Stewart America Made Award!

The Amana Furniture & Clock Shop is a finalist in Martha Stewart Livings American Made Awards, designed to honor makers from across the country for innovation and excellence in their field by spotlighting the maker,…
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Create
September 3, 2013

Comedian Tom Garland Profiled In The Press-Citizen!

For the last three years comedian and Cedar Rapids native Tom Garland has dedicated himself to developing his comedic identity and in turn has helped grow the standup comedy scene in Eastern…
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Innovate
September 3, 2013

Corridor Startups Win 5 of the 12 Silicon Prairie Awards!

Startup companies from The Creative Corridor took home 5 of the 12 awards at the 2013 Silicon Prairie Awards in Des Moines last Thursday, an annual awards ceremony recognizing the top startup companies…
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BuildInnovate
August 26, 2013

13 Corridor Companies Among The Nation’s Fastest Growing!

Thirteen Corridor-based companies were named last week to the Inc 5000, Inc Magazine's prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing privately held companies. Corridor companies include (click the company name to…
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Learn
August 26, 2013

We Create Amazing Libraries Here: A Big Week for Two Corridor Libraries!

New Downtown Cedar Rapids Library Opens With more than 225,000 fresh books and media, the brand new $45 million Downtown Cedar Rapids Public Library opened to rave reviews this past weekend!  The…
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CreateInnovate
August 19, 2013

Devotay Lands in Zagat’s 50 Plates of Bacon & GrubStreet’s Outstanding Cocktail List

Award-winning Iowa City restaurant Devotay was recently featured in two national publications for its unique offerings!  A July article on Zagat.com entitled "50 Plates of Bacon, featured Devotay's famed bacon wrapped dates! Earlier this…
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Innovate
August 19, 2013

Flat-D In The Running for Walmart Shelf Space; Needs Your Vote

Frank Morosky (pictured left), Cedar-Rapids based inventor and co-founder of Flat-D has, in the company's 10-year history, managed to get his "unmentionable product" mentioned on The Tonight Show, The Rachel Ray Show, American…
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