Venture School accepting fall applications

August 9, 2017

Venture School, a premier entrepreneurship program, is accepting applications from startups across Iowa. Read more online.

Piglets, Products and Priceless Advice: Cupid’s Cup 2017

April 2, 2017

University of Iowa student, Matthew Rooda, started his own company, SwineTech, to reduce piglet deaths. Rooda won first place at the 12th annual Cupid's Cup Entrepreneurship Competition.

The 25 Best Cities for Entrepreneurs -- and How You Can Make the Most of Yours

March 29, 2017

Iowa City is ranked among the top 25 cities for entrepreneurs to thrive in.

UI Team wins $3,000 in National Competition

April 28, 2014

The 2014 Rice Business Plan Competition (RBPC) awarded nearly $3 million in cash and prizes in a record number of prizes at the Awards Banquet on Saturday night, April 12.

Triathlete's Company to Build High-Tech Bikes in Des Moines

October 25, 2013

T.J. Tollakson, founder of Rüster Sports, has been working on a production facility with his business partners for their highly aerodynamic DiMOND Bikes.

Full Stack Web Development Bootcamp Jan. 13-March 14

November 26, 2013

The University of Iowa is offering a full stack web development bootcamp on campus from Jan. 13-March 14. The program is aimed at professionals and the public and will take place at Thinc Collaboration Space, 122 E. Market St., Iowa City.

Des Moines will Light up with New Ramp with Solar Panels

January 26, 2016
The city of Des Moines is going to conctruct a parking ramp solely lit up by solar power. The same developers are planning a residential and commercial development, as well.

Cardinal Health Buys Iowa Telepharmacy Startup

August 26, 2016

Cardinal Health, a health care services provider, recently purchased TelePharm, an Iowa startup that provides web-based pharmacy services for rural areas.

Clezarie Beads

August 4, 2016

Genevieve Towner is a rock hound who loves turning nature’s works of art into unique jewelry. She has sold her jewelry all over the country and added some famous names to her list of clientele.

UI Completes Economic Development Leadership Team

December 16, 2013

The University of Iowa Office of Vice President for Research and Economic Development (OVPR&ED) has completed its leadership team. David Conrad was named the Economic Development Director.