July 3, 2020  
  Entrepreneurial Resources - Advice for Entrepreneurs  
  Ames, Iowa Resources for Entrepreneurs  
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Ames, Iowa Entrepreneur Resources

Good news for Iowa entrepreneurs! We've assembled a list of entrepreneurial resources for small businesses in your area. If we are missing a good Ames resource, please let us know.

Iowa Entrepreneurial Resources

Start by looking at our statewide resources. We are constantly updating our list of state resources for Iowa. These state-level resources can be very useful to Ames entrepreneurs . . . and any entrepreneurs in Iowa for that matter.

You'll find information on Iowa business incubators, Iowa venture capitalists, angel investors in Iowa and many other useful resources.

Use the link below to access our Iowa entrepreneurial resources:

Useful Information on Ames, Iowa

Did you know that approximately 50,000 people live in Ames? That's the count according to recent census data.

Ames, Iowa

Ames, Iowa Newspaper Advertising

Do you want to advertise your Ames, IA small business? We would highly recommend that consider advertising in local newspapers to reach Ames consumers.

To make your life a little bit easier, we've assembled newspaper advertising rates for newspapers in Ames, Iowa.

Radio Advertising Ames, Iowa

If you are interested in radio advertising in the area, we've done a little bit of the work for you already. We've gathered information on radio advertising prices for Ames radio stations.

Starting a Business in Ames, Iowa

We've written startup guides for new entrepreneurs in Ames, IA. Enjoy!

Business Demographics for Ames, Iowa

Ames has more than 1,000 businesses operating within its borders. The most common types of business are shown in the table below:

Business Type# of
Full-Service Restaurants58
Limited-Service Restaurants52
Religious Organizations38
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages28
Rooming and Boarding Houses25
New Single-Family Housing Construction (except Operative Builders)23
Offices of Dentists22
Engineering Services20
Gasoline Stations with Convenience Stores19
Civic and Social Organizations17
Commercial Banking17
Custom Computer Programming Services17
Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers17
Child Day Care Services16
Beauty Salons15
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages)15
General Automotive Repair15
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors15
Janitorial Services14
Landscaping Services14
Business Associations13
Hotels (except Casino Hotels) and Motels13
Lessors of Residential Buildings and Dwellings13
Offices of Chiropractors13
Residential Property Managers13


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