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April 6, 2015

University of Iowa Venture School Kicks-off on April 8 in Cedar Rapids

(Cedar Rapids) – The University of Iowa Venture School, an intense six-week program for entrepreneurs kicks-off in Cedar Rapids on April 8 with eight teams from the corridor and runs…
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ear Deck Wins Rise of the Rest at SXSW
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March 20, 2015

Pear Deck Takes Austin – Wins “Rise of the Rest” Pitch Competition and Nabs Investment from AOL co-founder!

Photo Provided By ICAD Pear Deck nabs investment from AOL co-founder! AOL co-founder!Big congrats to Iowa City’s Pear Deck for winning the Rise of the Rest pitch competition at South by…
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February 24, 2015

Building Swagger Campaign: #PlantTheFlag Challenge

Each of the 1,000 valued Economic Alliance members at our recent Annual Meeting received two Iowa's Creative Corridor flags as part of our ongoing Building Swagger campaign. The campaign is…
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January 26, 2015

RAGBRAI 2015 To Stop In Hiawatha, Coralville

Hiawatha and Coralville will welcome RAGBRAI participants to the Corridor this summer. The two cities were chosen to be overnight stops in the 2015 edition of the Register’s Annual Great…
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December 15, 2013

Kinze Publishes Children’s Book on Innovation!

As part of its effort to share inspiring stories of innovation, Williamsburg-based Kinze is reaching out to our youngest generation," says Susanne Kinzenbaw Veatch, Kinze chief marketing officer and daughter of company founder Jon Kinzenbaw.…
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December 2, 2013

Wild Blue Fig, a Fair-Trade Marketplace, Launches In Time For Holiday Shopping

Wild Blue Fig, a new Iowa City social startup that connects artisans from developing countries around the world to broader markets, quietly had a soft launch in November. The online…
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November 18, 2013

Ice Cube Press Featured in the Des Moines Register!

Steve Semken, publisher/founder at North Liberty-based Ice Cube Press, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, was featured in the Des Moines Register this past week.  Having published 70 books, Ice Cube…
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November 11, 2013

Cultural Alliance To Recognize Collaboration Among Arts Orgs; Honor Peggy Whitworth

The Iowa Cultural Corridor Alliance(ICCA) will hold its 3rd Annual Celebration of the Arts on Tues, Nov 12 from 11:30am-1:00 pm at the Cedar Rapids Public Library! More than 50 local organizations…
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October 14, 2013

‘Was the Word’ brings spoken art to Corridor for fourth year

The art of the spoken word is alive and well in Iowa City, thanks in part to 'Was the Word.' Now in its fourth season, 'Was the Word' asks local…
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October 7, 2013

Iowa City Book Festival returns for 5th year

Iowa's Creative Corridor is home to one of  just of six Cities of Literature in the world, and this weekend, the Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature is pulling out all the stops for…
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