Monthly Archives: May 2016
A newly announced grant from the Iowa Economic Development Authority will help pay for a biomedical and electronics prototyping hub to be housed at the MERGE center in downtown Iowa City.
A new lip balm brand in a distinctive refillable container this month is opening doors for Eco Lips with mass-market retailers.
A dispute over $4.7 million in legal fees between CRST International and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has been decided in the company’s favor.
Turning 50 is a good time for reflection, and that even goes for community colleges. A recently commissioned economic impact study found that between 2013-2014, Kirkwood added $973.3 million in income to Iowa’s economy.
The North Liberty-based installer of solar arrays took the top spot in this year’s Fastest Growing Companies program, growing its revenues more than 536 percent between 2013-2015.
For Harold van Beek, local businesses’ slow adoption of EMV payment card technology is playing out in a familiar scene.
A new set of regulations is around the corner for food cart and truck vendors in Cedar Rapids, leaving entrepreneur Otmane Benjilany with one wish.
The Cedar Rapids Country Club’s three-year, $700,000 restoration of its Donald Ross-designed golf course was revealed April 30 to its members, and will take the national stage on May 16 as it hosts a U.S. Open qualifying event.
Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, the state’s largest health insurer, and the University of Iowa Health Alliance are joining forces to create a new health insurance company that will initially provide coverage for a limited number of Iowans.
Daydreams Comics, the quaint shop on Dubuque Street in downtown Iowa City, appears on the surface to be everything a superhero is not: quiet, friendly and easily accessible.