Iowa City, often called “Silicon Prairie,” offers startups coworking spaces, accelerators, and incubators, as well as a low cost-of-living. Abundant funding sources, including from nearby Des Moines and Cedar Rapids, help fuel the Iowa City startup scene.
Des Moines (1 hr 43 min /113.7 mi)
Cedar Rapids ( 39 min / 29 mi)
Ames ( 2hr 7 min /129.2 mi)