This list of incubators and accelerators in Iowa, USA, is compiled by the team at IdeaGist Virtual Incubator to help people in finding support for their startup ideas. IdeaGist is the largest virtual incubator in the world, currently supporting more than 3,500 ideas from all 195 UN recognized countries and territories. Join IdeaGist for free and start today!

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Name Type URL Location
IdeaGist Incubator  
Global Insurance Accelerator Accelerator Des Moines, Iowa
StartupCity Spencer Incubator Spencer, Iowa
AgEI (Iowa State University)  Incubator Ames, Iowa
Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneur (Iowa State University)  Incubator Ames, Iowa
UNI JPEC (John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center) Incubator Cedar Falls, Iowa
John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (University of Iowa) Incubator Iowa City, Iowa
NIACC John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center  Incubator Mason City, Iowa
ISU Research Park (ISURP) Accelerator Ames, Iowa
UI Research Park Accelerator Coralville, Iowa
EDC Accelerator Cedar Rapids, Iowa
West Des Moines Business Incubator Incubator West Des Moines, Iowa
Iowa AgriTech Accelerator Accelerator Des Moines, Iowa
ISU Startup Factory Accelerator Ames, Iowa
Plains Angels Angel Network Des Moines, Iowa
VentureNet Iowa Angel Network Des Moines, Iowa

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