Surge Summit Spring 2018 Winners

May 4, 2018

The University of Iowa’s Venture School, a nationally recognized program for entrepreneurs developed by John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center, held its closing workshop, Surge Summit, on Friday, April 27th.

International Entrepreneurship - UI Students Venture to Cuba

April 23, 2018

Over spring break, 12 University of Iowa students traveled to Cuba to further their entrepreneurial and cultural studies by working with Cuban businesses and participating in local culture.

Business Model Competition Winners, Spring 2018

April 2, 2018

On March 28th and 29th, the University of Iowa’s John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (Iowa JPEC) hosted the annual Business Model Competition.

Spring 2018 Iowa Startup Games

February 26, 2018

This past weekend, February 23-25, the University of Iowa’s John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (Iowa JPEC) had the pleasure of hosting Iowa Startup Games. The weekend long event was a success with 37 students participating to compete for $2,750 in cash prizes.

UI Pursues Innovation Center

November 20, 2017

This fall, the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business partnered with Bruce Mau and the Massive Change Network, a global design consultancy based in Chicago, to collaborate on a new “Center for Entrepreneurial Innovation”.

IdeaStorm Fall 2017

September 25, 2017

At IdeaStorm, University of Iowa students share their business idea in one minute to a panel of judges and an audience. Ideastorm familiarizes students with the process of a pitch competition. The top five ideas were awarded cash prizes to help take their idea to the next level.

SwineTech

December 18, 2017

When Matthew Rooda realized the daily impact piglet deaths had on the pork industry, it was easy to see that something needed to be done. He and Abraham Espinoza joined Iowa JPEC’s Founders Club to help launch their business, SwineTech.

HealthTech Solutions

December 14, 2017

The curiosity to understand the organ transplantation process coupled with personal connections to transplant patients motivated Dalton Shaull and Eric Pahl to build HealthTech Solutions (HTS) in 2015.

Sigma Nu Tau Ventures to Minneapolis

December 12, 2017

The University of Iowa’s chapter of Sigma Nu Tau ventured to Minneapolis to shadow and learn from local companies. On their trip, they visited eyebobs Eyewear, Apothecary Products, Seven Sundays, and HelioMetrics.

SmartScripts to Expand with New Funding

December 20, 2017

SmartScripts, a Venture School alum, recently completed $2.5 million of new investment funding to commercialize its Regimen Management Pharmacy solution for people who need to manage their daily medications.