UI Students Entrepreneurs Trying Brick and Mortar

August 29, 2018

Eight University of Iowa student-led businesses will open Foundry IRL, a collaborative retail and event space, next month at Iowa River Landing in Coralville.

Made in the USA

July 24, 2018

Vako Darjania, the founder of Vako Design, tells his journey on coming to the University of Iowa and blending his passion for art with business. Read more online

UI Students Start Nonprofit to Assist Classmates With Disabilities

March 23, 2018

After first-hand experience with unreliable home-care providers in Iowa City, Michael Penniman and two friends took control of the situation by starting their company, Students Care.

MHS Grad Turns Class Project into Mobile App

April 18, 2018

Founders Club business, HeadsIn, is featured showing off their app development. Read more online

UI Founders Club Features 10 Engineering Student Running Businesses

January 29, 2018

10 College of Engineering students have enrolled their startup companies in the University of Iowa's Founder Club for the Spring 2018 semester. Read more online

Iowa City's Very Own Silicon Valley

February 13, 2018

The University of Iowa, through Iowa JPEC, has created a place for student businesses to exceed. The Founders Club offers a place for students to become successful in their businesses.

CBJ Report: UI Startup Wins Big at Regional CleanTech Competition

May 31, 2018

Verdilife, a UI student startup, has won first place at the Department of Energy sponsored MegaWatt Ventures competition in Orlando, Florida. Read more online

Student-owned software therapy business wins $25K grand prize at startup contest

May 14, 2018

ABAL Therapeutics recently won the grand prize at the Texas Christian University's Values and Ventures national business startup competition. Read more online

UI student veteran excels in second chance at college degree

April 27, 2018

Michael Simon was inspired to invent the RC (remote controlled) Beaver with the goal to clear river debris after taking a geology class. Read more online.