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Corridor cities discuss regulations as Uber launches

December 8, 2014

The Corridor’s two largest cities are pulling together to create a regulatory template that could ease the way for regional regulation of Uber, which launched service Dec. 4 in Cedar Rapids.


Startup Weekend heads to Cedar Falls

December 2, 2014

CEDAR FALLS—It was a first place win for the youngest and most heavily female team at Startup Weekend Cedar Falls, an entrepreneurship competition held over a 54-hour period Nov. 21-23 on the University of Northern Iowa campus.


Q&A: Amy Reasner

November 25, 2014

From her beginnings as a broadcast journalist in Cedar Rapids, Amy Reasner became an attorney in 2001 and a member of the Iowa Transportation Commission in 2008, appointed first by Gov. Chet Culver, and since reappointed by Gov. Terry Branstad. Her current term expires in April 2016.


Leadership in great companies

December 15, 2014

By John Langhorne / Guest Editorial

What’s it’s like to work for a “great company?”

First and foremost, you know who the CEO is; if it’s a small company, you know the CEO. Either way, you have been in the room with him or her, and you believe they care about you.

Keeping small business in the family

December 8, 2014

By Jean Kruse / Guest Editorial

According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, family businesses comprise 90 percent of all business enterprises in North America and 62 percent of total U.S. employment.

Don’t miss the chance for a holiday toast

December 1, 2014

By Greg Dardis / Guest Editorial

I’ve been reading Marlo Thomas’ bestseller, “The Right Words at the Right Time,” and enjoying stories of a message that stopped someone in his or her tracks.

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