March 2019

Iowa Startup Games

03/01/2019 to 03/03/2019
Audience: 
open to all UI students

Team up, pitch ideas, and create a business in a weekend. Dive into the entrepreneurial culture with your classmates at Iowa Startup Games! This is a three-day event where students, from all areas of study, pitch their ideas to have an impact. After you share, you will form teams and work together to bring the best ideas to life. By the third day, each team will pitch to a group of panelists for a chance to win cash prizes. You will learn problem-solving skills, have the opportunity to meet with community members, and begin to think like a creative entrepreneur. Bring your ideas to life in a creative and collaborative weekend. This event is not open to the public to attend.

Iowa Startup Games Final Pitches

03/03/2019
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Audience: 
open to public

Join us for the final pitches of the Spring 2019 Iowa Startup Games cohort. Listen to teams pitch their businesses and see what they accomplished in just one weekend!

1 Million Cups: Iowa City (03/06/19)

03/06/2019
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Audience: 
open to the public

Join us for community connections, inspiring startup pitches and free coffee. The event is FREE and all entrepreneurs, business owners and community members are encouraged to attend. The 1 Million Cups Iowa City (1MC) program offers local upstart entrepreneurs an opportunity to present their companies to a diverse audience of entrepreneurs, advisers and community members.

1 Million Cups: Iowa City (03/13/19)

03/13/2019
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Audience: 
open to the public

Join us for community connections, inspiring startup pitches and free coffee. The event is FREE and all entrepreneurs, business owners and community members are encouraged to attend. The 1 Million Cups Iowa City (1MC) program offers local upstart entrepreneurs an opportunity to present their companies to a diverse audience of entrepreneurs, advisers and community members.

Business Model Competition

03/26/2019 to 03/27/2019
Audience: 
open to college students

BMC, or Business Model Competition, allows students to present their business to judges who are experienced entrepreneurs outside the University of Iowa for the opportunity to win seed funding for their business. All students enrolled in at least 6 s.h. and in pursuit of a four year degree at an Iowa college with a Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center are eligible to participate. These colleges include: the University of Iowa, Iowa State University, University of Northern Iowa, Drake University, and North Iowa Area Community College. This competition is held every spring, and awards a total of $50,000 in cash prizes annually. This event is open to college students to participate, but is not open to the public for viewing. 

1 Million Cups: Iowa City (03/27/19)

03/27/2019
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Audience: 
open to the public

Join us for community connections, inspiring startup pitches and free coffee. The event is FREE and all entrepreneurs, business owners and community members are encouraged to attend.

March 2019