Spring 2018 IdeaStorm Recap

February 9, 2018

The spring 2018 IdeaStorm competition brought over 30 students to MERGE to pitch their business idea- in less than a minute! Each semester, students from majors all across campus familiarize themselves with the pitching process at IdeaStorm.

University of Iowa pursuing innovation center

November 15, 2017

The Tippie College of Business and Iowa John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center collaborate with Bruce Mau and the Massive Change network to create a new "Center for Entrepreneurial Innovation".

2017 Rose Francis Elevator Pitch Competition Results

November 3, 2017

On November 1st and 2nd, the University of Iowa’s John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (Iowa JPEC) had the pleasure of hosting the annual Rose Francis Elevator Pitch Competition.

Iowa Startup Games Fall 2017

October 26, 2017

Over the weekend of October 20-22, University of Iowa students dove into entrepreneurship at the Iowa Startup Games.

Winners announced in the 12th Annual John Pappajohn Iowa Entrepreneurial Venture Competition

September 22, 2017

The 2017 John Pappajohn Iowa Entrepreneurial Venture Competition came to a close on September 21 with the announcement of the winners at a special recognition luncheon at Drake University in Des Moines.  Twelve teams advanced to the final presentation round, and the winners were announced at the