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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...
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Vertex expansion to add 300 jobs

By Robbie Sequeira, Staff Writer rsequeira@amestrib.com Posted Feb 11, 2019 The Ames City Council will consider on Tuesday whether it will sponsor an Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) application for financial assistance of $300,000 on behalf of an Ames-based...
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Ames ranks No. 6 on Silicon Prairie report

By Lexie Troutman, staff writer ltroutman@amestrib.com Posted Feb 6, 2019 A report that ranks cities on entrepreneurship health ranked Ames No. 6 among 42 cities across 11 Midwestern states. The report from the Omaha, Neb.-based consulting company Chapman and Company...
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Proximity to Iowa State a Plus for Park Tenants

From access to interns to opportunities for research, Iowa State University Research Park is an attractive location for forward-thinking businesses Since the dawn of the internet age some three decades ago, it has become increasingly more common for teams from distant...