Student Businesses to Open Collaborative Retail Space at Iowa River Landing

September 5, 2018

Eight University of Iowa student-led businesses will open Foundry IRL, a collaborative retail space at Iowa River Landing in Coralville. Read more online

SwineTech Wins $30K in Farm Bureau Competition

January 12, 2018

SwineTech, Inc. was selected as the American Farm Bureau Federation's Farm Bureau Entrepreneur of the Year, winning $30,000.

2018 IdeaStorm Unleashes Torrent of Business Ideas

February 15, 2018

More than 30 University of Iowa students made their best pitches to a panel of judges last week and took home $1,500 in cash prizes at the Spring 2018 IdeaStorm.

UI Students Start Nonprofit to Assist Classmates With Disabilities

March 23, 2018

After first-hand experience with unreliable home-care providers in Iowa City, Michael Penniman and two friends took control of the situation by starting their company, Students Care.

MHS Grad Turns Class Project into Mobile App

April 18, 2018

Founders Club business, HeadsIn, is featured showing off their app development. Read more online

Iowa City's Very Own Silicon Valley

February 13, 2018

The University of Iowa, through Iowa JPEC, has created a place for student businesses to exceed. The Founders Club offers a place for students to become successful in their businesses.

Student-owned software therapy business wins $25K grand prize at startup contest

May 14, 2018

ABAL Therapeutics recently won the grand prize at the Texas Christian University's Values and Ventures national business startup competition. Read more online

Students Brew Up Plan for Sustainable Coffee Maker

April 24, 2017

Backcountry Cafe, a portable coffee maker and mug, took first place at the University of Iowa John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (Iowa JPEC) Business Model Competition.