Small Business Resources

The Greater Des Moines Partnership offers the tools you need to help grow your small business or startup. From online resources on topics like how to start a business, finance, banking and capital, marketing, hiring and events for small business, The Hub is here to help. For more information, contact The Partnership’s small business and startup experts.

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Learn more about small business and startup resources available through The Partnership, as well as events and news to help grow your business.

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Learn how to break out of any business rut at the 2019 Central Iowa Business Conference in DSM USA.
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Attendees will learn business strategies and how to effectively pitch financials to investors.
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Small Business Success Summit Events & Networking
Network, establish strategic partnerships and hear from renowned industry leaders at the premier business conference in the Midwest!
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Discover five surprisingly simple, easy-to-remember steps for highly effective self-promotion in this Top Five Series.
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First Fridays is for aspiring entrepreneurs and people of Greater Des Moines (DSM) to hear from business owners shaping our community.
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We all know that breakfast fuels your body, but what if it could fuel your business? Network with other business leaders over a delicious breakfast.
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Eat, drink, and play along the beautiful Riverwalk Downtown beneath the summer comfort of The Canopy at the Brenton Skating Plaza.
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Time is Money: How Networking is Worth Its Weight in Gold Events & Networking, Finance, Banking & Capital
By today's standards, time is money - manage it well and it will lead to profit. Networking is the key to maximizing each second.
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Episode 27: Monetery Recap and Workplace Culture with Ben Milne Events & Networking, Finance, Banking & Capital, Success Stories
Ben Milne, Founder of Dwolla, discusses the success of the company's new event, Monetery, and the importance of creating an inclusive workplace.
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Raising Capital Seminar Events & Networking, Finance, Banking & Capital
Learn how to successfully secure equity funding for your startup business' growth from Greater Des Moines (DSM) experts.
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Research partners guide small businesses to success through mentoring and training.
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Startups Thrive with the Right Mentors Additional Resources, Events & Networking
Accelerate startup growth through networking and connecting with potential mentors.
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