Greater Des Moines Startup Community Visioning Session

July 8, 2015

Joe Benesh of The Ingenuity Company is facilitating an open session to envision what the Greater Des Moines Startup Community should look like in 2025 on the evening of July 14th.

Midwest Growth Partners Completes Investment in Market Fresh Produce, LLC

August 6, 2015

Midwest Growth Partners (“MGP”) today announced it is partnering with the current ownership and management of Market Fresh Produce, LLC (“Market Fresh”) to facilitate continued growth in the branded produce marketplace. The investment joins Inland Coatings as MGP’s second platform investment in its inaugural fund.

UI Research: Do Startups Benefit from Benefits?

April 28, 2016

Are you an entrepreneur with a new business venture? Are you the leader of a well-established company? Researchers at the University of Iowa have something important to tell you: offer benefits wisely!

Urbandale Offering Venture School Scholarship

January 4, 2016

The city of Urbandale and its Chamber of Commerce will provide a scholarship for an Urbandale entrepreneur to attend to the University of Iowa’s Venture School at the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center in Des Moines. The application deadline is Jan. 7.

Venture School Spotlight: Flow Media

February 23, 2016

The Flow Media team learned the value of UI Venture School on day one. They had an abundance of passion and ideas, but little-to-no customer discovery or business analysis.

Klitgaard to Discuss Healthcare Cash Management System

March 11, 2013

Chris Klitgaard, president and CEO of MediRevv, is going to be speaking at the MidwestOne Lecture Series. The series takes place at the University of Iowa’s John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center.

UI Leaders Offer Bold Agenda for Economic Growth

February 14, 2013

Two University of Iowa leaders called for a new compact between government, academia, and industry in a presentation to members of the Iowa General Assembly.

UI Alumni Association Event Offers Business Networking Opportunities

March 26, 2013

The University of Iowa Alumni Association is hosting an event called The Alumni Networking Happy Hour. The event will take place at the IC Colab and will focus on the future of business and entrepreneurship in the area.

New Web Development Training Programs Available

October 30, 2013

The University of Iowa is partnering with Kirkwood Community College to hold workshops in Iowa's Creative Corridor that will train Iowans who are interested in IT and web development. 

Student-Owned Micro-Lending Business Helps Local Start-Ups

August 23, 2012

The University of Iowa is helping a new business get off the ground. Its focus: helping other new businesses do the same.