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The Pappajohn Student Entrepreneurial Venture Competition is a statewide competition where students in Iowa colleges and universities who have interest in starting their own venture can compete to win one of three seed grants in the amount of $5,000 each. Business plans will be judged based on content, concept, and viability of their business idea.

Submissions must include an executive summary (Business Model Canvas format), one page Business Model Canvas, financial projections, and a signed terms and conditions.

All students of Iowa colleges and universities are encouraged to participate. However, to be eligible as a University of Iowa student, participants must place in the Business Model Competition held on campus. The top three finalists of the Business Model Competition, held at the University of Iowa, will be eligible to compete in the Pappajohn Student Entrepreneurial Venture Competition.

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