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IEDA awards funding to four startups

The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) board has approved innovation funding for four startups located in Ames, Davenport, Prole and Coralville.

In total, the IEDA awarded $800,000 in funding. Here are the four startups that received funding:

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Workiva to Present at Needham Emerging Technology Conference

AMES, Iowa–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Workiva (NYSE:WK), the leading cloud provider of connected data, reporting and compliance solutions, today announces its planned participation at the Needham Emerging Technology Conference on May 22, 2019 in New York, N.Y.Stuart Miller, Workiva Chief Financial Officer, plans to present at 10:20 a.m. Eastern Time.The presentation will be webcast live, and an archive of the presentation will be available for a limited time under the “News and Events” section on the company’s investor relations website investor.workiva.com.

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Sanders named new ISU Research Park president

The following article originally appeared on May 7, 2019 via the Ames Tribune, by Robbie Sequeira, Staff Writer In a journey that included a few managerial roles with a minor league baseball club in Birmingham, Ala. and a ice hockey club in Montana and serving as a...
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Rick Sanders Named Iowa State University Research Park President

MEDIA CONTACT: Alison Doyle 515.296.4204 adoyle@iastate.edu FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, May 7, 2019: After a nationwide search, the Iowa State University Research Park (ISURP) has named Rick Sanders as President. Sanders succeeds Steve Carter, who retired in...
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Workiva opens German, French offices

The following article was originally posted on May 1st, 2019 via Ames Tribune by Tribune Staff. Ames-based Workiva announced this week the opening of offices in Frankfurt, Germany, and Paris. In the announcement, made Tuesday, Workiva CEO Marty Vanderploeg said...
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Ames companies winners at annual Prometheus Awards

By Ames Tribune staff Several companies based in Ames or with strong ties to the community were recognized during the Technology Association of Iowa’s annual Prometheus Awards ceremony Thursday night. The ceremony was held at Community Choice Credit Union in downtown...
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State approves financial assistance package for Vertex

The following article originally appeared on February 22, 2019 via Ames Tribune. By Robbie Sequeira, Staff Writer resequeira@amestrib.com The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) on Friday approved “with great enthusiasm” Ames-based software company Vertex...