West Des Moines, Iowa
Beauty is now within easy reach. Shea Glam Natural Skincare and Cosmetics, an emerging name in the field of natural skin care and cosmetic products, recently launched a new online store. This Black and woman owned skincare line is reaching cult status among beauty mavens nationwide.
It started with being sensitive to the sun as a preschooler and undergoing testing for Sickle Cell disease. In my last year of high school I had unexplained hives. What was causing my symptoms?Read more
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We can change the game in Iowa so that future news articles will showcase the black, women, and minority-owned talent we've always known is here.
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Do you already have a business that you started a year ago and need help finding more customers so the business can grow?
Do you have an established business and are wondering what you will need to do to pass it on or sell it successfully to someone else?
These questions and many, many others are answered daily by the experienced advisers of America’s SBDC Iowa.
Amelia Lobo, Director of Lending, Iowa Center for Economic Success
If you own a small business, you know how hard it is to obtain funds for your business. We are here to help! We offer loans up to $50,000 for established businesses and $30,000 for businesses with less than 6 months of operations. Interest rates range from 3% to 10% and we do not charge any fees.Read more
16 Minority and woman owned businesses triumphed over the forces of nature to launch their startups during Global Entrepreneurship Week in Des Moines, Iowa. Participants pitched their business ideas for the opportunity to compete for $40,000 from the US Small Business Administration (SBA).