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IASourceLink is where business begins in Iowa. Our mission is to help small businesses in Iowa grow and succeed.

Through the enterprising use of an online web portal, IASourceLink connects entrepreneurs 24/7 to the ever growing network of over hundreds of nonprofit public sector resource provider organizations in Iowa, leveraging an award winning platform designed and provided by U.S. SourceLink out of the University of Missouri Kansas City and funded by the Kauffman Foundation.

On IASourceLink, owners can receive customized one-on-one help from the Iowa Business Concierge or Business License Information Center manager for virtually any inquiry they may have.  This unprecedented access to market intelligence, personal referrals, and close attention to quality, set IASourceLink apart from similar online offerings.

Additionally, entrepreneurs who access IASourceLink are able to browse Iowa’s most comprehensive calendar of business-related events, read expert content pages on things like how to hire their first employee, attend free no-charge expert webinars, and peruse curated guest blogs on topics that matter most to both startups and seasoned owners.

IASourceLink is powered through a cooperative partnership between the UNI Center for Business Growth and Innovation at the University of Northern Iowa and the Iowa Economic Development Authority and is considered a national leader among the entire U.S. SourceLink affiliate network.

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I used the information on IASourceLink to set up my new business. I appreciated the information, it was easy to follow and the best part…it was all in one place.

Becky Kinney, Small Business Owner