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December 1, 2017
Venture School Friends,
and Instructors
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
1200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA

November 27, 2017


Give your startup an energy boost at Surge!

The University of Iowa invites you to our Surge Summit event, a Venture School Entrepreneurial Training Program. This event gives you the opportunity to regroup and receive support from instructors, mentors, and other entrepreneurs as they help re-energize your startup and keep you moving forward.

The Surge Summit is to be held on Friday, December 1st from 8:30-4:30pm at the John and Mary Education Center located at 1200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA.


  • Breakfast 8-8:30am
  • Current Cohort Pitches 8:30-9:45am
  • Office Hours 10-11am
  • Alumni Pitch Off 11:15am-12:30pm
  • Lunch and Keynote Panel (Speakers TBD) 12:15-1:15pm
  • Breakout Sessions 1:30-2:30pm
  • Final Pitches 2:45-4:45pm

Please join us as we host a keynote speaker, breakout sessions, and networking over light hors d'oeuvres.

For additional questions please contact Kady Light,