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The Ecosystem of Iowa City Startups

City Ranking
National Ranking
130th
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10
in United States
Regional Ranking
147th
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11
in North America
Global Ranking
436th
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18
worldwide

top industries
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Education
#177 worldwide
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Health
#210 worldwide
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Hardware & IoT
#279 worldwide

notable startups
startup iconPear Deck
startup iconHigher Learning Technologies
startup iconMCI World

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ecosystem description

The Startup Ecosystem of Iowa City is ranked at number 436 globally, and shows a negative momentum decreasing -18 spots since 2021. Iowa City also ranks at number 130 in United States, and 147 in North America.

Iowa City is an ideal place to locate for Education, Health and Hardware & IoT startups. As the most popular industries in Iowa City, there is a sample of 4 Education startups in Iowa City, 4 Health startups in Iowa City, and 2 Hardware & IoT startups in Iowa City, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is also a sample of 13 startups in Iowa City, no accelerators in Iowa City, no coworking spaces in Iowa City, no organizations in Iowa City and no leaders in Iowa City.

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Digital Diagnostics is an AI diagnostics company that transforms the quality, accessibility, and affordability of healthcare. Read more
Pear Deck helps teachers engage every student in the class through interactive presentations and formative assessments. Developed to integrate seamlessly with Chromebooks and Google Drive, teachers can launch presentations on student screens with a single click, watch student answers come in, and make sure every student is on track. Initial Pear Deck customers are Chromebook 1:1 K-12 schools in the U.S. Chromebooks accounted for 20% of the K-12 Device market in the 4th quarter of 2013 and is expected to capture north of 40% in 2014.  Read more
Higher Learning Technologies specializes in using mobile technology to create better education solutions. Read more
MCI World is a holding company that provides tech-enabled business services. Read more
VIDA is modernizing lung and respiratory care through intelligence Read more
Rantizo delivers targeted liquid sprays precisely where they are needed in agricultural applications. Read more
TelePharm enables a pharmacist to remotely verify prescriptions and counsel patients to multiple pharmacies, which dramatically lowers the cost of healthcare and extends patient care to rural areas. TelePharm's platform is for patients to have consistently safer and more effective healthcare, with fewer mistakes. We’ll eliminate redundant activities and costs that will reduce the cost of healthcare to society and enabling broader global patient access to cutting-edge personalized medicine.  Read more
OmniLife is a healthcare company that revolutionizes the organ donation process. Read more
We create high tech test prep applications for the modern student. Check out our website to learn more details www.hltcorp.com Our mission is to harness the power of student’s mobile and home computers to make learning a more effective, convenient and engaging experience. Our Apps: •NCLEX-RN Mastery •NCLEX-PN Mastery •Dental Boards Mastery NBDE I •Dental Boards Mastery NBDE II •Philippine NLE Review •CFP Mastery Product Features: The company, which was named by INC magazine as a startup to watch in the Midwest, creates mobile test prep applications that transforms bulky textbooks and flashcards into an app that users can access through their tablet or smartphone. What makes their product revolutionary is that it’s able to customize to the learning abilities of each specific user. Read more
Iowa EdTech Collaborative is a network of internationally-known education companies. Read more
Voxello’s™ goal will be to continue to create the most innovative and universally adaptable AT devices on the market Read more
iotaMotion is a medical technology company developing robotics-assisted solutions for cochlear implant surgery. Read more
FarrPro is changing the way the world grows pork through invention, innovation and acquisition of novel technologies.. Read more
Viewpoint Molecular Targeting develops radiopharmaceutical therapeutics for cancer and complementary diagnostics for personalized medicine. Read more
Foundations in Learning provides scientifically-based, empirically-derived education for elementary and middle age school students. Read more
CartilaGen is a startup focusing on developing drug-eluting bioactive materials to treat articular cartilage damage and osteoarthritis. Read more
FBB Biomed is a biotech company that harnesses the latest advancements in genetics, bioinformatics and RNA virology. Read more
Edammo is a provider of real-time predictive analytics solutions intended to be used by businesses. Read more
Immortagen, Inc., a Coralville, Iowa-based women’s cancer company Read more
ChalkTheVote was built to foster collaboration and engagement in large classrooms where such collaborative rapport would otherwise be prohibitive. Built from the ground-up as a live-classroom-platform, ChalkTheVote allows classrooms, or groups, of any size to ask questions using either a laptop or mobile device. Questions are displayed, to users and the instructor, in a live feed that allows users to quickly vote on questions that they feel would add to the discussion. Questions with the most votes are displayed at the top of the live feed to emphasize the most frequent questions shared by the group. Instructors can use this live-feed of questions, displayed on a browser window or mobile device, as a discussion-roadmap, more accurately steering a discussion towards the needs of the group. Read more
Health Tech Hatch (HTH) is an online, mobile resource dedicated to launching early-stage innovations in health care and putting them into the hands of patients, physicians, wellness professionals and consumers. HTH provides a platform for crowdfunding (a groundbreaking method of raising start-up funds for a new business or product), beta testing of concepts and prototypes by consumer and clinician end-users, and accessing expert advice from our team of senior health care and business executives. Read more
Koala Pay is a new mobile payment platform that enables merchants to accept mobile payments while building a more loyal and engaged customer base. Merchants use Koala Pay to engage with customers via a mobile marketing channel and to offer deals and rewards to customers. Read more
Cardiostrong Fitness Beverage Cardiostrong is a scientifically formulated fitness and hydration drink. It was created to hydrate and replenish the fluids of general consumers and elite athletes alike, while providing tangible cardiac benefits in terms of endurance and workout recovery. Cardiostrong contains less than 1 gram of sugar and is safe for diabetics. It does not contain high fructose corn syrup and has only ten calories per serving. Equally important, Cardiostrong does not contain caffeine or any other harmful stimulants. Cardiostrong also contains a patent pending blend of cardiac nutrients (D-Ribose, L-Carnitine, Taurine, Coenzyme-Q10), multiple proteins (Hydrolyzed Protein and Whey Protein Concentrate), multiple vitamins (Vitamin C, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Folate, Vitamin B12, Pantothenic Acid) and multiple electrolytes (Sodium, Potassium, Calcium and Magnesium). Consumers love our product. Read more
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