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FarmHand App: Connecting job seekers with farming, agriculture jobs

Startup aims to bridge the gap between farm labor shortage and jobs lost due to COVID-19 pandemic AMES, Iowa (April 1, 2020) – Working in agriculture his entire life, Michael Schaeffer saw firsthand the challenges farmers face with labor shortage. Hoping to alleviate...

EDIR announces call for FY21 Regents Innovation Fund proposals

Request for Proposals – RIF Grants Competition and Proof-of-Concept Competition The Office of Economic Development and Industry Relations (EDIR) is now accepting applications for FY21 Regents Innovation Fund (RIF) proposals. There are two categories in which to apply:...

COVID-19 resources for businesses

The Office of Economic Development and Industry Relations at Iowa State University has centers ready and available to assist your business through the COVID-19 pandemic: Americas SBDC Iowa counselors are your first stop for navigating through the COVID-19 crisis. SBDC...

The Need for Strong Leadership Through COVID-19

Source: Medium - By Andrew Chung, Founder & Managing Partner @1955Capital Andrew Chung is the Founder & Managing Partner @ 1955 Capital and has been a tech investor and entrepreneur for over 20 years. He founded 1955 Capital to invest in transformative...

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