Three Entrepreneurial Students + One Business Incubator = ANKR

November 30, 2016

What happens when three student entrepreneurs come together under the roof of the University of Iowa’s business incubator? A new business, called ANKR, emerges, along with new friendships.

Alumni Spotlight: Brandon Yoder

March 29, 2016

Brandon Yoder (BBA, Business Administration and Management, ’09) was a member of one of the first entrepreneurial teams to belong to the Founders Club. Since starting Green Transitions in 2009 as a student, Yoder has grown his company to with employees and positive cash flow.

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.

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.

Pierce Lohman: Hometown Hawkeye

February 5, 2016

Pierce Lohman, founder of Lohman Earth Works and a student at the University of Iowa, is a Hometown Hawkeye. Lohman is an Ambassador for the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (JPEC), and is a part of the Founders Club.

Two Engineering Student Companies Involved in BELL Center

December 8, 2014

Spectator and Sight to the World are two businesses in the Bedell Entrepreneurial Learning Laboratory (BELL) that were founded by Engineering students. 

UI Senior Creates Product to Increase Desk Space

January 26, 2015

Andrew Shao, a senior at the University of Iowa, invented Test Buddy, a small surface that attaches to desks to give students more space. Shao is currently working on prototypes, but hopes to see it in stores soon.

The Bedell Learning Laboratory Turns 10

December 10, 2014

The Bedell Entrepreneurship Learning Laboratory (BELL) at the University of Iowa was opened in 2004 as a space for entrepreneurs to work on their ideas. On the 10th anniversary of its opening, several people reflect on their experience at the BELL.

High Five: Jeff Nock

April 26, 2014

Jeff Nock, an entrepreneur and an adjunct lecturer at the University of Iowa's John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center discusses his experiences in his career.