Small Business and Start Up Resources

Waterloo has been ranked on Forbes' list of small U.S. city where business and careers thrive. Forbes recognized our region's broad industrial economic base, along with its strong cultural and educational resources.

The Cedar Valley's innovative startup culture and support from veteran serial entrepreneurs make the Cedar Valley an excellent environment to launch a new business adventure.

Coworking and Makerspace

There are two coworking spaces in the Cedar ValleyAll spaces offer high-speed fiber connectivity. There are two coworking spaces in the Cedar Valley and one makerspace in Waterloo. Learn more now! For more information contact Greater Cedar Valley Alliance & Chamber 319-232-1156.

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Resources, Support Services & Networking

Find all your needed resources and support services that are here to serve you

The Cedar Valley has an array of space, networking groups, and events to connect likeminded entrepreneurs and create synergies. 

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TechWorks Campus

Explore the 30-acre advanced manufacturing, research and development, innovation, education, commercial, and manufacturing center. TechWorks is the first technology park of its kind in Iowa to combine world-class business amenities within a Brownfield industrial redevelopment project.

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