Innovation Summit Helps Would-Be UI Entrepreneurs

April 12, 2013

The Hawkeye Innovation Summit will be taking place on April 26. The event is for any University of Iowa students, faculty, or staff that are interested in technology start-up businesses.

University of Iowa's Entrepreneurship Program Ranked Among Best in the Nation by The Princeton Review and Featured in Entrepreneur Magazine

September 24, 2013

University of Iowa’s John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center is one of the best in the nation according to The Princeton Review.

UI Online Farm Manual Business Recognized for Technology Excellence

April 17, 2013

The 2013 Prometheus Awards honored Tyler Finchum, a University of Iowa student, for his business Farm Manuals Fast. The company sells farm equipment manuals online.

Interns Learn About Business Consulting and Power of Teamwork on RAGBRAI Route

March 3, 2017

Six University of Iowa student interns took part in the Iowa JPEC RAGBRAI internship this summer. They gained experience in business consulting and event coordination, and played an important role in helping Iowa businesses and communities capitalize on the economic impact of RAGBRAI.

TAI & LWBJ Announce 2017 Prometheus Awards Finalists

February 27, 2017

The Technology Association of Iowa (TAI) and LWBJ recently announced the finalists of this year's LWBJ Prometheus Awards. The Prometheus Awards are given to companies and individuals in Iowa’s innovative technology industry.

Venture School Wins Award

February 23, 2017

The University of Iowa's Venture School received the 2017 Resource Partner of the Year award from America's Small Business Development Centers.

Students Learn to Brainstorm at Iowa Startup Games

February 26, 2017

Fifty University of Iowa students teamed up and pitched ideas at the Iowa Startup Games. They then spent the majority of the weekend working on their business plans and ended the event with final pitches.

Student Studies UI Effort to Help Sustainable Entrepreneurs in Small Belize Town

February 21, 2017

Bob Walker, faculty member at the University of Iowa, takes a group of entrepreneurial students to Belize for spring break each year. The students get the opportunity to consult with small business owners.

Des Moines helps entrepreneurs, students perfect craft

February 17, 2017

Des Moines offers plenty of programs that encourage entrepreneurship for students or anyone else looking to start a business. One such program, Venture School, offered by the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center, is starting on February 27 in Des Moines.

UI to Host Business, Government Leaders from African Nations this Summer as Part of State Department Program

February 16, 2017

As a part of the U.S. State Department Mandela Washington Fellowship for African Leaders, the University of Iowa will host 25 young leaders from several sub-Saharan African countries this summer.