Entrepreneurship and Small Business

 SizeUpIowaLakes SizeUpIowaLakes is an interactive tool to provide small businesses with powerful data that is current, industry-specific, and hyperlocal. Use this tool to discover potential customers and suppliers, optimize marketing to ideal customers, analyze characteristics and spending of the consumers in your area, and rank your industry performance across multiple measurements.
Entrepreneur Community Learn about the entrepreneurial community throughout the Corridor region. See upcoming Networking Events, available Coworking Spaces, and Programs for entrepreneurs and small business owners.
Okoboji Entrepreneurial Institute Each year, OEI brings 32 of the sharpest entrepreneurial minds from five of Iowa’s higher education institutions – Buena Vista University, Iowa Lakes Community College, Iowa State University, University of Iowa and University of Northern Iowa – to the Iowa Lakes Corridor Region for a week-long, college credit course that is unmatched by any other program in the state.