Monthly Archives: February 2020
In the latest episode of the CBJ podcast, “Diversity Straight Up,” hosts Sarika Bhakta and Anthony Arrington talk with Joel Schmidt, vice president of business development with Alliant Energy, about the importance of authentic conversations, lessons learned from his days of international travel and how diversity can lead to positive change.
Things are heating up for one Corridor startup and its cool dips and condiments.
Cargill plans to invest $100 million at its Diamond V facility in Cedar Rapids, Chairman and CEO David MacLennan said as part of a keynote interview at the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance annual meeting on Jan. 29.
Former NFL athlete and Iowa entrepreneur Nate Kaeding talks with Mark Nolte, former president of Iowa City’s ICAD Group, about his path to economic development and recent career transition in the latest edition of Real Success with Nate Kaeding. Presented by MidWestOne Bank.
Slower economic growth is on the horizon for 2020, keynote speaker Kevin Depew told the CBJ’s 2020 Economic Forecast Luncheon on Jan. 22, with a recession unlikely, but trade uncertainty enduring as “the big elephant in the room.”
A Washington-based soil testing company is headed to Memphis to take part in an accelerator that has already hosted some of Iowa’s highest-profile agtech startups.
In a reminder of the city’s persistently low unemployment rate, the city of Cedar Rapids has approved the addition of a workforce development specialist to the city manager’s office.