The board of directors of the Iowa Economic Development Authority voted unanimously to certify Next Level Ventures as the first Iowa Innovation Fund. This designation provides investors in Next Level Ventures access to Iowa tax credits of up to 25% of invested capital. Craig Ibsen, Managing Principal of Next Level Ventures, commented on the certification:  “We are very excited about this opportunity. We are ready to work with the state, our investors, and our portfolio companies to achieve economic success for Iowa.”