Explore our student businesses

Housed in the 10,000 square-foot Bedell Entrepreneurial Learning Laboratory (BELL), the Founders Club is an on-campus business incubator for UI student entrepreneurs pursuing the creation of a startup. Members of the Founders Club have access to many resources, including office space, access to funding opportunities, and one-on-one mentoring from successful business professionals. Below is a list of student businesses currently participating in the Founders Club Program.

Michael Simon, Eva Simon, David Hausken

Clean River Solutions is a waterborne, remote-controlled device designed to remove debris from bridge piers safely and with minimal environmental impact.

Sanjay Ananthanarayan

College Academy seeks to help college students understand key concepts presented in class so they can do well on their homework and exams.

Isabel Reed, Isabelle teDuits

 Comigo is a web platform designed to connect students seeking collaborators on campus.

Stewart Knights

With cultural understanding as the focus, Context offers an interactive and educational mobile application that offers perspective on cultures across the globe to aid travelers and business professionals in making more meaningful and successful connections.

Tyler Vanarkel

Baseball and basketball training center that gives members 24/7 access to a training center, nutrition center, and a film room.  This also would include turf infields, batting cage, and basketball courts to train.

Dazhuang Shi

Most students in Chinese universities don’t have access to the technologies at the University of Iowa like MyUI and ICON. We are helping change the Chinese higher education administration system.

Eric Brosch

DeFoggles are an insert for safety goggles that reduces fogging.

Katy Misel

An after-school program focused on the early development of entrepreneurial skills and innovation thinking in students from middle school through high school. 

Garik Himebaugh, Brandon Sims, Julia Reichart, Gabrielle Aranza

Eco-Stylist gives young professional men a curated guilt free shopping experience.

Zach Frisbie

Elevated Supply Company designs and sells collectible, limited edition graphic streetwear with an offbeat sensibility and an attainable price point for fashion conscious youth.