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UNIVERSITY TO STUDY POTENTIAL MULTI-USE DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT

ISU President Wendy Wintersteen has transferred oversight of the Iowa State Center to the Department of Athletics and appointed Director of Athletics Jamie Pollard to lead a process to reimagine the Iowa State Center and athletics complex as an arts, culture, and community district for the future.

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ISU Research Park welcomes newest tenant Stellar Industries, Inc.

The Iowa State University Research Park is pleased to welcome Stellar Industries, Inc. as the newest research park tenant. “I am extremely excited to welcome Stellar Industries to our research park family,” said Rick Sanders, president of the ISU Research Park. “They are an Iowa-based company with a strong connection to Iowa State University and a long standing, successful relationship with the Iowa State University Center for Industrial Research and Service (CIRAS). We look forward to partnering with them to help them to continue accessing even more resources from Iowa State and to help develop a more robust system for attracting and retaining talent.”

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Rick Sanders has big plans for the future of ISU Research Park

The following article was originally posted on September 3, 2019 via Clay & Milk By Jake Slobe Three months into his position, and Iowa State University Research Park president Rick Sanders is embracing big ideas as the Research Park enters its next phase of...
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Ames Seed Capital Invests $100,000 into VetMeasure, Inc.

The following article was originally posted on August 7, 2019 via the Ames Economic Development Commission. The Ames Seed Capital, LLC has invested $100,000 into local Ames business, VetMeasure, Inc. “VetMeasure is honored that Ames Seed Capital joined as an...
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Tractor Zoom raises new round

The following article originally appeared on July 19, 2019 via Silicon Prairie News. Tractor Zoom raised 1.5 million in the beginning of July in a round led by investors Inova Memphis and Ag Startup Engine, according to SEC filings this month. Kyle McMahon, Tractor...
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Ag Startup Engine Makes Follow-on Investment in Tractor Zoom

AMES, Iowa, July 8, 2019 – The Ag Startup Engine (ASE) has made a follow-on investment in Des Moines based agricultural technology startup Tractor Zoom. The investment comes in a year after the their initial investment. Tractor Zoom is an online marketplace...
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Vermeer Awarded Dealer’s Choice Award for 5th Time in 7 Years

Vermeer Corporation was recently named as a 2019 Dealer’s Choice Award recipient by Equipment Dealers Association (EDA) within the Shortline Manufacturer category. Mindi Vanden Bosch with Vermeer says the Dealer’s Choice Awards are based on results from the EDA Dealer-Manufacturer Relations Survey, given annually to equipment dealers throughout the country.