Education, Entrepreneurs, Monona County Economic Development

Online or Left Behind Workshops in November

By admin on October 21, 2020 0 Comments

Small business owners in the Siouxland area interested in creating an online presence to promote and sell their products are invited to attend a free workshop, “Online or Left Behind, 4 Steps to Prepare for Holiday Sales and Maximize Business in 2021”. Stacy Orndorff, Entrepreneurial Community Navigator for Iowa’s West Coast Initiative and owner of … Continue Reading

Education, Entrepreneurs, Monona County Economic Development, New Business

Successful First Business Blender with Iowa’s West Coast Initiative

By admin on October 8, 2020 0 Comments

The first of many business blenders in Monona County, hosted by Iowa’s West Coast Initiative (IWCI) in partnership with MCEDP took place October 7th at 6:30 pm at Carrier Coffee & Tea Company in Onawa. The meeting included a presentation by Williams and Company regarding Covid-19 financial resources, along with an exciting debut of Iron … Continue Reading

Entrepreneurs, Funding Opportunities


By admin on September 1, 2020 0 Comments

IOWA’S WEST COAST INITIATIVE (IWCI) is pleased to announce the hiring of Stacy Orndorff as Entrepreneurial Community Navigator. Earlier this year IWCI was awarded a grant from the Entrepreneurial Investment Awards Program administered by Iowa Economic Development Authority. The program awards grants to groups providing technical and financial assistance to entrepreneurs and startup companies seeking to … Continue Reading

Education, Entrepreneurs, Monona County Economic Development

MCEDP Creates “Rising Tide” Group in response to COVID-19 Business Disruption

By admin on August 24, 2020 1 Comment

Monona County Economic Development (MCEDP) has created a monthly group with area businesses to meet virtually to discuss marketing ideas and business pivoting. This group is called “Monona County’s Rising Tide.” The meetings are opened with top marketing guidelines and end in beneficial discussion amongst business owners. The first meeting took place August 17, 2020 … Continue Reading

Agriculture Development, Entrepreneurs

Pork Producers Wanted In Monona County

By admin on November 22, 2019 0 Comments

If you have ever considered diversification or expansion of your agriculture business or if you’re considering business succession to bring the next generation back to the farm. We have a great pork production opportunity for you to learn about. Stephanie Weise with Western Iowa Power Cooperative is currently in touch with a company that wants … Continue Reading


Launch Week 2017

By admin on November 7, 2017 0 Comments

A week of events relating to innovation and entrepreneurship will take place in Sioux City as part of the 5th annual Launch Week, November 10th – 17th. With speakers, startup presentations and plenty of networking, Launch Week aims to inspire, motivate, and promote collaboration among professionals. We have all of the Launch Week Events listed … Continue Reading