Biz Buzz: London Insurance Accelerator to Visit Des Moines

August 12, 2015

This fall, Startupbootcamp is coming to Des Moines. Startupbootcamp is a startup accelerator group that is based in Europe and focuses on insurance startups.

Looking for a career? ‘Big data’ analysts in high demand

August 6, 2015

Recently, multiple universities in Iowa have announced their plans to start or expand academic programs for data analytics. The increase in consumer data has created a greater demand for workers in that field.

RAGBRAI is a classroom for UI entrepreneurial students

July 21, 2015

A group of students from the University of Iowa John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center are interning with the city of Solon and its RAGBRAI committee to help local businesses take advantage of the opportunity for potential customers with thousands of cyclists passing through.

Higher Learning Technologies

July 1, 2015

Higher Learning Technologies (HLT), a member of the Technology Association of Iowa (TAI), recently participated in their first TAI event, Pitch & Grow. HLT's mission is to make learning more convenient and productive through the use of mobile devices.

Ask a Tech Person: Steve Davis of Bio::Neos

July 1, 2015

Steve Davis, University of Iowa alumni and president of Bio::Neos, is a software consultant for life science researchers and is an instructor for theis year's Dev/Iowa bootcamp. Davis shares some insight about today's tech field.

Higher Learning Technologies Named Coolest Place to Work

June 24, 2015

Higher Learning Technologies (HLT) won first place in the Corridor Business Journal’s 2015 Coolest Places to Work competition for their fun and engaging work environment. HLT makes study apps for intense natural sciences tests.

Invest in She event seeking female entrepreneurs

May 18, 2015

The annual Invest in She event, hosted by Iowa Women Lead Change, is coming up next month. At the event, female entrepreneurs from Iowa will have the opportunity to pitch their business to a panel of investors.

Anthony Gair to Swim in 'Shark Tank'

April 22, 2015

Daymond John, star of ABC-TV's "Shark Tank," is going to be speaking about entrepreneurialism at the University of Iowa. A few University of Iowa student entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to pitch their businesses to Daymond John at the event.

Venture School Prepares Q-C Entrepreneurs for Business

April 21, 2015

A group of entrepreneurs recently completed the University of Iowa Venture School — Quad-Cities. Venture School is a entrepreneurial training program.

Iowa City startup catches eye of big investor

August 8, 2014

TelePharm, a telepharmacy startup in Iowa City that provides pharmaceutical services to rural areas, received backing from two major investors.