'Startup Weekend' Ramps Up Awards Plans

November 4, 2015

The University of Iowa’s Venture School has announced a new award, the Most Promising Opportunity (MPO), which will be added to the awards presented on the final day of Startup Weekend on Nov. 22. The MPO award will be presented to the startup with the most promising new business opportunity.

Iowa Startup Games Fall 2016

October 17, 2016

This fall’s cohort of Iowa Startup Games wrapped up on Sunday, October 16, in an exciting pitch event at Kinnick Stadium. Eleven teams took to the McCord Indoor Press Box to share the story of their business in front of a large crowd of students and a panel of judges.

Students Learn to Brainstorm at Iowa Startup Games

February 26, 2017

Fifty University of Iowa students teamed up and pitched ideas at the Iowa Startup Games. They then spent the majority of the weekend working on their business plans and ended the event with final pitches.

Tech Talk: Startup Weekend back in Iowa City

October 7, 2015

Startup Weekend is coming back to Iowa City in November. At this event, teams present ideas, build businesses from those ideas, and pitch their final products all in one weekend.

10 Ideas Developed at First University of Iowa Startup Games

April 24, 2015

Thinc Innovation and Collaboration Lab hosted an event called Startup Games for University of Iowa students. The purpose of the event was to develop and pitch business ideas in only three days.

Meet the 12 teams of Startup Weekend Iowa City

October 5, 2014

Twelve teams are going to be competing in Iowa City's Startup Weekend this fall.