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.

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.

Spring 2017 IdeaStorm Recap

February 15, 2017

Thank you to all of the students that came out and showed support for their peers at the spring 2017 IdeaStorm event! The room was packed with nearly 70 students who brought a lot of energy and excitement.

Alumni Spotlight: Josh Krakauer

February 13, 2017

Josh Krakauer, founder of a creative agency called Sculpt, talks about his career and shares advice for others.

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.

Eric Pahl & Dalton Shaull: Hometown Hawkeye

February 13, 2017

Eric Pahl and Dalton Shaull, both University of Iowa alulmni, founded Health Tech Solutions in the Bedell Entrepreneurship Learning Laboratory (BELL) at the University of Iowa.

Salazar Stresses High-Tech Future

February 14, 2017

Oscar Salazar, cofounder of Uber, spoke at the University of Iowa about technological advancements and then answered questions from the audience.

Our 10 Favorite Iowa Startup Stories of 2016

December 7, 2016

Silicon Prairie News shares their top ten favorite Iowa startup stories of 2016.

Top 50 Colleges for Aspiring Entrepreneurs – Report & Rankings

January 23, 2017

LendEDU ranked the top 50 colleges in the United States who provide the best support for aspiring entrepreneurs. The study looked at the entrepreneurship opportunities provided by those campuses.