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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Iowa Economic Development Authority COVID-19 Response Accounting & Taxes, Additional Resources, Finance, Banking & Capital, Legal
IEDA works with a number of other organizations on developing relief programs for small businesses.
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COVID-19 Unemployment Benefits Update Additional Resources, Legal
Iowa Workforce Development's Ryan West offers a look into unemployment benefits during COVID-19.
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Handling Contracts Written Prior to COVID-19 Additional Resources, Legal
Corrin Hatala and Laura Wasson of Davis Brown Law Firm discuss contract obligations for businesses.
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Read five tips on how to respond accurately during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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You've Been Hacked! IT & Data, Legal
John Lande and Bob Hickock discuss data breaches at the Small Business Success Summit.
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Communication reduces liability and minimizes risk for your small business employees.
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Protect and control intellectual property with patent, trademark and copyright laws.
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5 Tips and Tricks to Improve Your HR IQ Legal, Staffing & Hiring
Discover five common HR related challenges that businesses may experience and strategies to avoid those pitfalls.
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Learn what options are available during tax season, even if you are unable to pay in full.
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Attorney Kelsey Crosse talks employment law and hiring talent for your small business.
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Attorneys explain ways to protect intellectual property at your small business.
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Jaki Samuelson talks avoiding legal claims and offers advice for small business success.
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Research references of potential startup investors and partners to guarantee success.
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