February 2018

IdeaStorm

02/06/2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Audience: 
open to all UI students

Pitch your business idea in 60 seconds or less for a chance to win money to help you bring your idea to life. IdeaStorm is a great way to test out an idea for a business in front of a friendly group and potentially win money to help you start your business. Each IdeaStorm, a total of $1,500 in cash prizes is awarded!

1 Million Cups: Cedar Rapids (2/7/18)

02/07/2018
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.

Deadline to Apply for Iowa Startup Games

02/12/2018
Audience: 
open to all UI students

The deadline to apply for Iowa Startup Games is Monday, February 12, 2018. Any UI student is eligible to participate in Iowa Startup Games, regardless of their field of study! Iowa Startup Games is hosted by Iowa JPEC and over $2,500 in cash prizes is awarded. 

1 Million Cups: Iowa City (2/14/18)

02/14/2018
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Audience: 
open to 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. 

Frontier Co-op-Tippie Impact Competition

02/16/2018
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Audience: 
open to UI students

If you’re interested in sustainability issues facing our society, this competition is right up your alley! Students will be able to consult with faculty, business owners, and sustainability professionals to develop a sustainable business model and identify environmental and social components that factor into the long-term profitability of your business. During the finals, students can pitch their sustainable business concept for a chance to win cash prizes.

1 Million Cups: Cedar Rapids (2/21/18)

02/21/2018
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.

Iowa Startup Games

02/23/2018 to 02/25/2018
Audience: 
open to all UI students

Any UI student is eligible to participate in Iowa Startup Games, regardless of their field of study! Iowa Startup Games is hosted by Iowa JPEC and over $2,500 in cash prizes is awarded. 

Iowa Startup Games Final Pitches

02/25/2018
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Audience: 
open to public

Join us for the final pitches of the Spring 2018 Iowa Startup Games cohort. Listen to teams pitch their businesses and see what they accomplished in just one weekend!

Pitches will be held from 2-4:30 pm in the McCord Indoor Press Box at Kinnick Stadium. Please enter Kinnick Stadium through Gate D and use the elevators to reach the second floor.

Ben S. Summerwill Lecture Series

02/27/2018
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Audience: 
open to public

Come join us for a panel discussion on family business opportunities and challenges on February 27 from 5-7 p.m. at the Voxman Music Building.

1 Million Cups: Iowa City (2/28/18)

02/28/2018
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Audience: 
open to 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. 

Contemporary Issues Forum Livestream

02/28/2018
7:30 PM
Audience: 
open to the public

Hear Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard and Blue Ribbon Flies owner Craig Mathews speak about social issues and environmental sustainability in this live stream from Coe College.

February 2018