University of Iowa, EFE Will Train Saudi Women on Entrepreneurship

November 8, 2021

The University of Iowa and Education For Employment (EFE) have launched a one-year project to train Saudi women from the western region on entrepreneurship skills in emerging sectors like information technology, real estate, and e-commerce.

Pappajohns Commit $10 million to entrepreneurship education

September 24, 2021

John and Mary Pappajohn, of Des Moines, are two of Iowa’s most generous philanthropists, and they recently announced a $10 million gift commitment to continue entrepreneurship education and programming through the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Centers at the University of Iowa, University of Northern Iowa, Iowa State University, Drake University, and North Iowa Area Community College.

University of Iowa and ISU named top entrepreneurship schools by Princeton Review

November 14, 2019

The Princeton Review has announced the results of its top undergraduate and graduate schools for entrepreneurship studies in the United States. The University of Iowa made the list of top 50 undergraduate schools, ranking at no. 21.

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.