IPTV announced it will be premiering season 2 of Iowa Entrepreneur  on May 5 at 6:30 p.m. The 13-episode series features local Iowa businesses and tells the personal stories of entrepreneurs of all ages and backgrounds who have found success in a variety of industries. New episodes premiere Fridays at 6:30 p.m. and repeat Sundays at 10:30 a.m. on statewide Iowa Public Television.

“As someone that has started a business from nothing, I feel it’s important to share the untold stories of the entrepreneurs we have right here in Iowa,” said co-producer Eric Braley. “To share what inspired them to start a business, and the challenges they faced.”

With more than 260,000 small businesses in Iowa, and thousands more starting up each year, Iowans are turning to entrepreneurship in record numbers to reach their dreams. Citizens are increasingly interested in pursuing and supporting local businesses.

Learn more at Iptv.org/IowaEntrepreneur.

Funding for Iowa Entrepreneur is provided by Renew Rural Iowa of Iowa Farm Bureau, Iowa State University College of Business, Iowa State University Economic Development, Iowa Area Development Group, University of Northern Iowa Advance Iowa, Lincoln Savings Bank, Iowa Association of Business and Industry, University of Iowa John Pappajohn Center, MidWestOne Bank, University of Northern Iowa College of Business Administration and Kirkwood Community College.