COWORKING COMMUNITIES & MAKERSPACES:
Looking to tap into a thriving coworking community? We’ve got one of those! Need a makerspace to work on your craft? Yep, that’s here too.
There are a lot of local organizations that want to help you and your business succeed.
- Entrepreneurs’ Organization
- Iowa Center for Economic Success
- Iowa Small Business Development Center
- Square One DSM
- Startup Ames
- Technology Association of Iowa
- Venture School
- West Des Moines Business Incubator
Accelerators are everywhere these days, but if you are looking for an insurance or agricultural focused experience, we’re the place for you.
- Global Insurance Accelerator (GIA)
- Ag Startup Engine
LOCAL UNIVERSITY PROGRAMS:
Education and student endeavors are also important to the greater Des Moines startup scene and you will find some of the finest educational programs within arms reach.