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November 18, 2013

Scott Swenson Named New SBDC Director!

Scott Swenson was recently appointed regional director of Kirkwood’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC). Scott, a lifelong Iowan, spent 30 years in media, marketing and management, and was a small business owner…
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November 11, 2013

CBS 2/Fox 28 Wins Regional Emmy for Created In The Corridor!

CBS 2/Fox 28 recently won a Regional Emmy Award for their Created in The Corridor series!  Produced by CBS 2/Fox 28 anchor Scott Sanborn, the series  showcases local entrepreneurs and homegrown companies in the Cedar Rapids-Iowa…
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November 11, 2013

5 Linn County Non-Profits Receive New Website From Geonetric!

Geonetric, a Cedar Rapid's healthcare technology company recently completed Operation Overnight, a 24-hour event where Geonetric staff develop websites and marketing material for 5 Linn County non-profits. During the 24-hour event,…
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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 14, 2013

Meetup.com & Priceline.com Founders & Former Microsoft VP To Speak In Coralville Oct 23rd!

The Startup Iowa Town Hall will bring together three amazing speakers for a free event! Scott Heiferman, the founder of meetup.com (and a University of Iowa alum!) will talk about his entrepreneurial journey and creating a service…
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October 14, 2013

UP America Summit Comes to Iowa’s Creative Corridor

Two of the biggest organizations supporting entrepreneurship have joined forces - and they're coming to Iowa's Creative Corridor for their first global meetup! The Startup America Partnership was founded as a private…
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October 7, 2013

ConnectFive Launches Creative Week Website!

Creative Week, slated for Oct. 19-26, 2013, has launched a dedicated site at creativecorridor.co/creativeweek. The site was officially unveiled at the NextGen Summit in Coralville last week and is now live for the public…
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October 7, 2013

The Gazette Unveils Innovative New Media Project: ‘We Create Here’

The Gazette  unveiled an innovative new initiative (and new news section) dedicated to bolstering the local economy, existing businesses and supporting new ventures.  The initiative called "We Create Here," while…
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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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