Siouxland Magazine, Sioux City

Siouxland Magazine was started in 2007. At the end of 2018, Becca Feauto and Stacie Anderson purchased Siouxland Magazine. They saw this as an opportunity to reach out to the community and start real, meaningful conversations. This makes them unique from other businesses in the area. They get together with a diverse group of community […]

Underwater Solutions, Spirit Lake

Mark and Cheri Petersen opened Underwater Solutions LLC in 2013 with their son-in-law. Located around the Iowa Great Lakes, they had noticed a change in aquatic vegetation and saw a need for removal even though it wasn’t recognized. They offer lake front weed removal, dive services, shoreline clean up, ice recovery for snowmobiles, Zebra Mussel […]

Zupp and Zupp Law Firm, P.C., Denison

Ever since they were young, twin sisters Jennifer Zupp-Smith and Jessica Zupp have always been partners. They have always wanted to work together and own their own law firm. In 2013, they made this dream come true when starting Zupp and Zupp Law Firm, P.C. This family business is owned by the two sisters, is […]

Bader Service and Sales Inc., Salix

Husband and wife, Aaron and Allison Bader, decided to open up Bader Service and Sales Inc. in April 2016. Aaron had previously worked as a mechanic and shop foreman for several trucking companies for nearly 10 years. He realized he wanted to be his own boss and put customers first. Based out of Salix, Iowa, […]

Nebullam, LLC, Ames

Clayton Mooney, Danen Pool, and Mahmoud Parto, owners of Nebullam Inc., have been invested in changing the way we farm indoors since 2016. As a team comprised of longtime friends and college alumni, they have bonded together in order to launch not just an indoor farm, but also a revolutionary tech start-up. Modern indoor farming […]

Bark & Play Dog Daycare & Suites, West Burlington

Bark & Play Dog Daycare & Suites was established in 2014 by Ann March. She was working long hours and found it difficult to find someone to care for her dog. She decided to open a dog daycare, and has since added additional services including boarding suites, in-house dog baths, and even homemade dog treats. […]

AgCom Insurance Agency, Holstein & Cherokee

In March 2007, Sheryl was teaching elementary reading for the BCIG School District. Her husband was an agriculture and commercial lender and had many clients that were farmers. Sheryl saw the need for a convenient solution of providing both commercial insurance along with crop insurance at one location. She continued teaching for a few more years, and […]

Dan and Debbie’s Creamery, Ely

Dan and Debbie’s Creamery, located in Ely, has successfully expanded over the years. Committed to building a sustainable farm and modern day dairy processing facility, they have dedicated themselves to providing the freshest, most wholesome farm-to-table dairy products in the area.  Today, the Creamery is home to squeaky cheese curds, handcrafted ice cream, and cream […]

VerdiLife, Iowa City

The University of Iowa SBDC has been consulting with Mahdi since he was a student in 2016. He is a PhD candidate in Economics at the University of Iowa, and he is from Iran. He has won numerous business plan contest around the world and he just finished up venture school where I was a […]

lienwaivers.io, Sioux City

In mid 2015 Geoff Arnold, Luis Trejo, and Sean Richardson met at a Sioux City business networking event. Geoff had just moved to Sioux City from New York City, where he was VP Technology for a digital media startup. Geoff, Luis and Sean connected over their shared interest in technology and entrepreneurship. Not long after, […]