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Overalls All Over 2016
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July 20, 2015

Overalls All Over: A Grant Wood Experience Public Art Project to Mark Grant Wood’s 125 Birthday in 2016

On the eve of Grant Wood’s 125th birthday and the 15th anniversary of the Overalls All Over public art project in Cedar Rapids, local organizations are working together to bring…
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ICAD Group and MEDCO Receive BRE Awards
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May 11, 2015

Creative Corridor Honored for Existing Industry Programs

ICAD Group and MEDCO Receive BRE Awards The Professional Developers of Iowa (PDI) honored economic development organizations from Iowa City, Marion County, Sioux City and the City of Marion during…
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JPEC
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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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#PlantTheFlag
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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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