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.
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).
We have collected some of the best resources for Iowa Entrepreneurs. Find info on business structure, marketing, or new customer development. Training, resources, and advice for your new or growing business.
This kit contains over $500 worth of resources to help jump start your business. Articles of Incorporation, Iowa Secretary of State forms, Logos, Letterhead, business card templates and more! For silver level members and higher only.
Access Webinars to learn more about how to run your business. Business planning, customer service, inventory management, taxes, and more! Available for Silver and higher members only.
The new Business Concierge will answer Iowans’ most pressing business questions via e-mail, online chat, and over the phone- all for free!
One-on-one business counseling
Help writing press releases and other business writing
Private credit counseling with certified credit counselors
Connections to other Iowa business resources
A gallery of photos from Iowa's 25th anniversary of Juneteenth.Read more
The easiest way to advertise with The Iowa Black Business Coalition is to join. Members receive regular promotion on our Facebook ,Twitter, and LinkedIn social media pages. The other option is to purchase a one month advertising spot, to promote your event, product, or business for $25. Whichever option you choose, advertising with The Iowa Black Business Coalition showcases your products to over 12,000 Iowans and business owners.
For a limited time only, you can become a sponsor of The Untraditional Start-A-Thon.
Platinum Founders Membership
There are only 16 of these available. Founding members receive all the benefits of silver membership, with exclusive benefits. Each Platinum member receives
- Priority Social Media Promotion
- Membership to Sam's Club
- Enhanced listing in our business directory
Founding Member's Pin
- $75 in Google Adwords
- Online and live training
- 60 Days Free Email Marketing
- Meetings & networking events
- Office Productivity Software
- 30 minute business consultation