May 20, 2019
open to public

The John Pappajohn Iowa Entrepreneurial Venture Competition is intended to encourage and promote entrepreneurial activity and create greater awareness of the resources available to entrepreneurs in Iowa. We encourage innovative, new ventures to participate. Judges selected by the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Centers will review all submissions. Participants will be judged on the basis of their written submissions and for participants who advance to later rounds, presentations to the judges. Judges will rank participants and subject to certain limitations, the top three will be awarded.

The deadline to apply is May 20! 

2019 Timeline
May 20:
 Application Due
June 7: Notification Sent Out To Semi-Finalists
July 22: Full Business Plans Submitted (Semi Final Round) & Publicity Release Form Signed
August 9: Notification Sent Out To Finalists
August 23: Final Round, W-9 Forms Submitted
August 26: Notification to Top Three Winners
September 12: Awards Luncheon

Learn More Apply Today!