Steven Davis 01BS, 03MS

May 25, 2017

Steven Davis, a University of Iowa alumni, is the president and co-founder of Bio::Neos, a company that writes customized software enabling life sciences companies to analyze large volumes of data.

This tech could save millions of piglets from accidentally being crushed

May 22, 2017

Matthew Rooda, a University of Iowa senior and CEO of SwineTech, developed SmartGuard, a device used to detect piglets in distress and prevent their mothers from crushing them. The device has faced some controversy.

UI student-owned business wins $100,000 at prestigious TCU start-up competition

April 26, 2017

The grand prize winner of the Barrentine Values and Ventures Competition at TCU was HealthTech Solutions, a company founded by two University of Iowa students to improve the communication between organ donors and organ recipients.

UI student spin-out business takes top national honor

April 20, 2017

University of Iowa students won a $10,000 award for their invention in the Lemelson-MIT Student Prize national competition. The students' business is called SwineTech.

Student Profile: Caleigh Bemont

February 15, 2017

Caleigh Bemont, a senior Journalism and Mass Communication student in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, found her entrepreneurial calling in a University of Iowa John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (Iowa JPEC) classroom.

Blake Rupe - Homewtown Hawkeye

February 13, 2017

Blake Rupe, a University of Iowa alumni, launched her business, Re-App, during her time at Iowa. Re-App was created in the Bedell Entrepreneurial Learning Laboratory and it's purpose is to encourage people to live more sustainable lives.

Two Engineering Student Companies Involved in BELL Center

December 8, 2014

Spectator and Sight to the World are two businesses in the Bedell Entrepreneurial Learning Laboratory (BELL) that were founded by Engineering students. 

UI Senior Creates Product to Increase Desk Space

January 26, 2015

Andrew Shao, a senior at the University of Iowa, invented Test Buddy, a small surface that attaches to desks to give students more space. Shao is currently working on prototypes, but hopes to see it in stores soon.

The Bedell Learning Laboratory Turns 10

December 10, 2014

The Bedell Entrepreneurship Learning Laboratory (BELL) at the University of Iowa was opened in 2004 as a space for entrepreneurs to work on their ideas. On the 10th anniversary of its opening, several people reflect on their experience at the BELL.

Tapping the Creative Well

December 2, 2013

The Bedell Entrepreneurship Learning Laboratory (BELL), established by Tom Bedell in 2004, is a business incubator for University of Iowa students that are working to create a startup company.