What is available locally

Buchanan County Economic Development along with many key partner organizations provide business consulting for businesses of all sizes. Included in these is strategic planning and marketing recommendations along with additional information on financing, expansion, and retention programs.


Iowa Source Link is your best overall source of business support and resources.  Read how Iowa’s State Universities are your Resource for Business by clicking HERE.



Entrepreneurship Resources

The Cedar Valley Region of Iowa has a growing entrepreneurial and innovations cluster supported primarily by the University of Northern Iowa’s Regional Business Center (RBC). The Regional Business Center serves entrepreneurs and small business owners throughout the state of Iowa. The center hosts four critical programs:

The Regional Business Center is a program of Business and Community Services, a division of the College of Business Administration at the University of Northern Iowa.

Additional Resources

Small businesses and entrepreneurs are a valuable asset to any community. Below are links to help support your growth or new idea. Support is available for business planning, financing, licensing, or educating you to be a better professional.

Small Business Support

 Small Business News

Starting a Business (iowa.gov)

Business Forms