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.

Jack Twitty

A more comfortable, malleable alternative to a traditional ice pack for bumps, bruises and soreness. 

Ryan Gudenkauf

PTXtension is a mobile app aimed at improving patient accountability and boosting the success and cost effectiveness of physical therapy.

Blake Quarrie

Re/Fuse converts unsold produce into eco-friendly fertilizer, repurposing it for distribution to consumers through home improvement centers.

Blane Schneider

Schneider Custom Designs creates furniture and accessories using colorful epoxy and locally sourced oak, cherry and walnut, highlighting the natural character of wood.

Alex Hefel

An app that allows consumers to upgrade their seat at sporting events.

Ethan Bennett, Ganon Evans

Social media platform optimized to create relationships between people who are currently socially isolated.

Stephanie Zullo

A Shapewear Lingerie brand aimed to give women a sense of confidence while also providing the benefits of shapewear.

Nicholas Dusold

A robotic stocking system.

Michael Penniman, Peter Easler, Jacob Newcomb

Students Care is a non-profit focused on improving the lives of college students with disabilities.

Ramya Kolusu

Sugar Fiend Sweets provides small batch homemade ice cream, baked goods, and sweets using seasonal ingredients and limited edition flavors.

Anna Fox

Nonprofit mobile dental clinic to serve the homeless, impoverished, or those living in rural areas.

Matthew Koelling

Providing the fastest all-in-one dedicated residential proxy solutions.