Mudd Advertising – Cedar Falls
After a failed venture in radio, Jim Mudd Sr. didn’t give up on entrepreneurship. Instead, he built a company that now employs more than 200 people in the Cedar Valley.
Men’s Style Lab – Des Moines
This online styling service delivers clothing right to the doors of its customers. Follow this entrepreneur’s story from his garage, through an incubator, to a nationally-known fashion company.
Cap Arms – Sibley
Built on the trust and partnership of childhood friends, CapArms was the idea that brought three military vets together again. Pushed out of a major metropolitan area in Minnesota, this ammunition company found the perfect fit in a small Iowa community.
Ideal Energy – Fairfield
After returning home from active duty, a Navy SEAL sought an education in sustainability at a small Iowa university. Now, he and his wife work together, using renewable energy to sow the seeds of peace.
MediRevv – Coralville
Providing the healthcare industry with a more efficient process for billing and coding, Chris Klitgaard has made MediRevv a driving force behind healthcare companies throughout the US.
Cabin Coffee – Clear Lake
Shifting from their careers in sales and consulting, Brad and Angie Barber have turned their idea for a happy coffee shop into a franchise that’s popping up all over the U.S.