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 Small Business Resources Hub is here to help. The Partnership also offers the following services and additional resources for small businesses:

For more information, contact The Partnership’s small business and startup experts. 

Small Business Resources Newsletter

Learn more about small business and startup resources available through The Partnership, as well as events and news to help grow your business. Sign up for the Small Business Resources Newsletter.

Startup Stories DSM Podcast

Get inspired by listening to success stories from local small businesses and startups on the Startup Stories DSM podcast series.


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2022 Small Business Success Summit Keynote Takeaways Accounting & Taxes, Additional Resources, Events & Networking, Finance, Banking & Capital, How to Start a Business, IT & Data, Legal, Marketing & Sales, Staffing & Hiring, Success Stories, Succession Planning
Nick Sarillo and Dima Ghawi offered advice to small business owners during the 2022 Small Business Success Summit.
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Top Five Ways to Achieve Personal and Business Financial Goals Accounting & Taxes, How to Start a Business, Staffing & Hiring, Succession Planning
The Entrepreneurial EquationT helps educate business owners on strategies for building and running a business.
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Chris Paxson shares 100 years of family legacy and literacy, innovation and leadership at LBS.
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Miriam Erickson Brown Leading in Times of Challenge Podcast Additional Resources, Succession Planning
Miriam Erickson Brown discusses leading during times of challenge and advice for the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Learn ways to ensure your company remains in business through strong succession planning.
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Family-owned small businesses navigate succession planning and overcome challenges.
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Plan for unforeseen circumstances or retirement by identifying the right successor.
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Succession Planning Checklist Succession Planning
Is your business ready for when there are unexpected changes in leadership?
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