UPDATE: Honors event is cancelled

Following the recommendations for social distancing during developments of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Iowa JPEC has cancelled our upcoming Iowa Innovation and Entrepreneurship Honors - originally scheduled for April 23, 2020. We will still be naming the awards listed below and will be making a public announcement recognizing the winners in late March.

If you have any questions about the cancellation of this event or how to receive a refund, please contact jan-finlayson@uiowa.edu

Awards

The winners of these awards will be recognized through a public announcement in late March.

Granted to an entrepreneur, who previously attended the University of Iowa, for their significant accomplishments in entrepreneurship and innovation. Individuals must be age 35 or younger at time of nomination. If there are multiple founders who meet the criteria within one business, they may all be recognized in a single nomination.

Granted to an entrepreneur, who previously attended the University of Iowa, for their significant accomplishments in entrepreneurship and innovation. If there are multiple founders who meet the criteria within one business, they may all be recognized in a single nomination.

Granted to a University of Iowa undergraduate or graduate student startup for significant accomplishments in entrepreneurship and innovation. Winning startup will be awarded seed capital for their achievement.

Granted to a startup company that has participated in the statewide seven week-long Venture School training program at a cohort location in the state of Iowa. Winners will be awarded seed capital for their achievement.