Studio7 Salon and Spa adds a new South Ames location

Mon, Aug 28, 2017

Ames Racquet & Fitness Center

​Studio7 Salon and Spa has opened a second location in the South Ames Fitness Center located in the ISU Research Park. The salon offers full salon and spa services for hair, skin and nails including facials, manicures and pedicures, and spray tanning as well as a wide selection of quality hair, skin and nail care products. Studio7 also has a location in North Ames in Somerset Village.

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KinoSol and Other Social Entrepreneurs to be Recognized and Awarded in New York City

Fri, Aug 25, 2017

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​KinoSol SBC, a Minnesota Specific Benefit Corporation, with an Ames-Iowa office, will be awarded $10,000 for their social entrepreneurial efforts.

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Ag Startup Engine Invests in Terva

Tue, Aug 22, 2017

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​Two years ago, the Ag Startup Engine (ASE) was launched to bridge two fundamental gaps preventing ag start-ups and entrepreneurs from being more successful in Iowa – early, seed-stage investment and organized mentorship from successful Iowa and Midwestern entrepreneurs. 

True to its mission, the Ames, Iowa, group, which is located at the Iowa State University Research Park, has made an initial seed investment in Terva. Referred to as the Zillow of agricultural real estate, Terva’s central mission is to make the world’s farmland information more accessible.

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Startup Factory gets state grant to establish statewide network

Tue, Aug 22, 2017

The Iowa Economic Development Authority gave the ISU Research Park a $200,000 grant last week to bring the Startup Factory model to community and private colleges elsewhere in the state.


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Ag Startup Engine Announces Initial Investment in Terva

Mon, Aug 21, 2017

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​Ag Startup Engine (ASE), at the Iowa State University (ISU) Research Park, announced that it has made an initial seed investment in Terva - sometimes referred to as the “Zillow of agricultural farm real estate.” This is the fifth Iowa-based startup ASE has invested in since its formation.

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ISU Research Park Awarded $200,000 EIA Grant to Expand ISU Startup Factory

Mon, Aug 21, 2017

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​The Iowa State University Research Park (ISURP) today announced it received a $200,000 grant to expand the ISU Startup Factory program. The award is a part of the State of Iowa’s Entrepreneurial Investment Awards program (EIA) which provides financial support to entrepreneurial assistance providers who are working to help entrepreneurs and startup companies build their businesses in Iowa. 

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Purina partners with Performance Livestock Analytics, offers real-time feed metrics

Tue, Aug 15, 2017

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

Purina Animal Nutrition is offering automatic data capture and analysis to its beef producers through a partnership with Performance Livestock Analytics.

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​Sukup Manufacturing Company Announces Ames Office

Mon, Aug 14, 2017

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​SHEFFIELD, Iowa ― Sukup Manufacturing Co. announced today that it will open an office location in the Iowa State University Research Park in Ames, Iowa. The office will be open after September 1, 2017.

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New building is Core of Research Park's Sunny Outlook

Thu, Aug 10, 2017

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​As a dispersing crowd milled about in the atrium of the building that houses Iowa State's economic development agencies, Brian Tapp had an impromptu tip for Jake Oswald.

Oswald, a recent landscape architecture graduate, had just finished presenting the business idea he worked on this summer in CyStarters, Iowa State's 10-week student startup accelerator. The Osceola native, a member of one of 12 teams to outline their ideas for an audience that filled the communal space on the building's first floor, started the program with a plan that fizzled out. He pivoted instead to a traveling story-sharing notebook.

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The Ag Startup Engine Adds Peterson Genetics to Its Efforts

Wed, Aug 9, 2017

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​As the ninth member to join the Ag Startup Engine (ASE), Peterson Genetics brings education, mentoring, and financing resources to Iowa entrepreneurs and start-ups focused on agriculture technologies.

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Research Park marks 30th anniversary

Thu, Aug 3, 2017

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​The Iowa State Research Park marks its 30th anniversary Friday as it continues toward its current plans to double its original size.

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