$12,500 in prizes awarded to Hawkeye Startup Accelerator companies

August 5, 2019

16 student-run companies from the University of Iowa pitched their business ideas last Friday as the 2019 cohort of the Hawkeye Startup Accelerator came to an end.

Iowans Land on Forbes 30 Under 30 List

November 30, 2017

University of Iowa and Iowa Startup Accelerator graduates Mathew Rood and Abraham Espinoza, co-founders of SwineTech were chosen as part of Forbes 30 Under 30 List.

Streamweaver Turns Twitch Gamers into Influence Marketers

August 24, 2016

Streamweaver, a startup in Cedar Rapids, finds gamers who they deem to be viable influencers, then pair the gamers up with a company. The companies can then use those gamers as influencer marketers.

Iowa Startup Accelerator Debuts 8 Companies at Launch Day

November 11, 2015

The Iowa Startup Accelerator Launch Day took place last week in Cedar Rapids with over 900 people in attendance. Nine teams pitched at this event.

Young Entrepreneurs Unite for New Event

November 23, 2015

The Young Entrepreneur Convention is coming to Des Moines next year. This will be an event that encourages young entrepreneurs to pursue their startup ideas

NewBoCo Launches with Global Aspirations

March 3, 2016

The New Bohemian Innovation Collaborative (NewBoCo) recently launched to refine their role and fill the gaps in the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Iowa.