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Starting a business has an irresistible principle: "Own your business and be your own boss." This website has many resources to ensure your success. The Great River Region, which includes Henry, Des Moines, Lee and Louisa counties, has partnered to create this website to provide a one-stop shop for entrepreneurs.

Use our website to obtain information from research and planning to writing a business plan and obtaining financing. Explore the local entrepreneur success stories and visit the calendar to learn about upcoming entrepreneur training and events. If you have any questions or would like more assistance to start or expand your business, contact information is listed by county. We want to help you start a prosperous business.