Startup Company of the Year
Award Nomination Form

Recognizes an early-stage Iowa technology company that demonstrates significant market potential, creativity, and a promising future. The company is within three years of inception (inception begins at state registration of the business or public promotion of the business) AND earned less than $1 million in sales revenue in the last 12 months. You are able to begin this nomination and return at a later date to complete it by selecting the "Save and Continue Later" button at the bottom of the form. If you choose to do so, a link will be emailed to you to finish the form.
  • Description of the company and product/service application, mission/vision and market potential.
  • Uniqueness and size of the problem solved/need filled, a defensible market position created with competition and ability to identify target markets.
  • Capital investment in the state/community, payroll growth, job growth, and talent recruited to Iowa in the last 12 months.
  • New market penetration, new products introduced, including IP and new customers won in the last 24 months.
  • Competence and quality of the management team, competence, and quality of the leader, skill development programs, and outside boards and advisors.

If you need assistance or have questions regarding award nominations, email: cassandra@technologyiowa.org

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