Small Business & Start-Up Resources

Ranked top 10 in the U.S for job markets, the Cedar Valley boasts an innovation start-up culture where like-minded entrepreneurs can connect with each other and find resources to support their business endeavors.

Gravitate CoworkingGravitate/Mill Race Coworking & Collaboration

A place in downtown Cedar Falls where you can go to network, generate new ideas, develop relationships, connect with talent and build a business. Suitable for creatives, entrepreneurs, business leaders, and life-long learners.

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Waterloo WorkspaceWaterloo Workspace

The Waterloo Workspace is a shared office environment that provides a short-term workspace in downtown Waterloo. 30 day leases for 24 hours access, private offices or weekday, day passes for common work areas are available.

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Cedar Valley Maker SpaceCedar Valley Makerspace (CVM)

Located on the 3rd floor of the TechWorks building, CVM promotes collaborative learning, creative design, and manufacturing by giving you access to tools, machines, and educational training.

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Image NameThe Hive

Located on the Waterloo Public Library's first floor, stocked with equipment and tools designed to hone skills, discover passions and inspire creativity.

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Cedar Falls Co-Lab

The Collaborative Laboratory is on the second floor of the Cedar Falls Public Library, a place for people to reserve for individual or group use.

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