December 5, 2020  
  Entrepreneurial Resources - Advice for Entrepreneurs  
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Ankeny, Iowa Resources for Entrepreneurs

Help is on the way, Iowa entrepreneurs! Our team is assembling a list of entrepreneurial resources in the Ankeny area.

Iowa Entrepreneurial Resources

Here's the first thing you should do. Browse our list of Iowa entrepreneurial resources that have proven to be useful to many new entrepreneurs. These state-level resources can be very useful to Ankeny entrepreneurs . . . and any entrepreneurs in Iowa for that matter.

We've got lists of Iowa angel investors, information on incorporating in Iowa, Iowa VC firms and many other resources.

Use the link below to access our Iowa entrepreneurial resources:

Useful Information on Ankeny, Iowa

Did you know that approximately 27,000 people live in Ankeny? That's the count according to recent census data.

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Ankeny, Iowa Newspaper Advertising

Interested in advertising a Ankeny, IA business? To reach Ankeny customers, newspaper advertising can be very effective.

To make your life a little easier, we've gathered up the newspaper advertising rates for newspapers in Ankeny, Iowa.

Starting a Business in Ankeny, Iowa

New entrepreneurs will find value in our how-to-start-a-business guide that we've created for Ankeny, IA.

Business Demographics for Ankeny, Iowa

Ankeny has more than 900 businesses. The table below contains business types with the largest number of businesses operating in Ankeny:

Business Type# of
Limited-Service Restaurants32
New Single-Family Housing Construction (except Operative Builders)31
Full-Service Restaurants24
Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers23
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages22
Religious Organizations19
Landscaping Services16
Beauty Salons14
Framing Contractors13
Gasoline Stations with Convenience Stores13
Wholesale Trade Agents and Brokers13
Child Day Care Services11
Offices of Chiropractors11
Offices of Dentists11
Commercial Banking10
General Automotive Repair10
Hotels (except Casino Hotels) and Motels10
Residential Remodelers10
Computer Systems Design Services9
General Freight Trucking, Long-Distance, Truckload9
Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists)9
Painting and Wall Covering Contractors9
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors9
Business Associations8
Corporate, Subsidiary, and Regional Managing Offices8


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