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Startup Feature: AgHelp

Startup: AgHelp Headquartered: Grand Rapids, Michigan Team: Sadoc Paredes Ivan Paredes Feliciano Paredes Lori Paredes Three brothers founded AgHelp, one of the startups in the Accelerator cohort this year. AgHelp is the only mobile platform that helps agricultural...

A Day in the Life of the Accelerator

An Accelerator office is one of the most unique places to work. Five agtech startups are headquartered in Des Moines, IA for the 2018 Accelerator program, and if you were to visit, you would step right into conversations about financial projections, product testing,...

Startup Feature: U.S. Design Consultants

Startup: U.S. Design Consultants Headquartered: Woodburn, Iowa Team: Norm Robbins, President and CEO   U.S. Design Consultants landed a spot in the 2018 cohort with an innovative method of broadcast dispensing granular products via helicopter application. For cover...

Welcome

Welcome to our new blog page — your resource for the latest Accelerator news and updates from our program and startups. Please join us in welcoming our 2018 cohort! The five AgTech startups arrived May 29 in Des Moines’ historic East Village to begin their 94-day...

Iowa AgriTech Accelerator Hosts First-Ever AgTech Day

DES MOINES, IA — In honor of National Agriculture Week, the Iowa AgriTech Accelerator hosted its first-ever AgTech Day on Friday, March 23. Six startups from across the country gathered at the Science Center of Iowa in Des Moines to participate in the inaugural event...