NextStep, Swineguard Make Kauffman Pitch Competition

October 28, 2015

Two startups from Iowa are semifinalists for the Kauffman Foundation's "One in a Million" pitch competition that is coming up in Kansas City.

Startup Weekend: Dozens Learn All About Creating Startup Businesses

March 6, 2016

Startup Weekend Cedar Rapids was a three-day event for entrepreneurs to create their startups. The business ideas included a wide range of topics.

UI Startup Making a Splash in eSports World

February 12, 2016

Connor Alne, University of Iowa student and founder of the National College Gaming Association (NCGA), hosted the largest eSports event in Iowa since 2012.

Pierce Lohman: Hometown Hawkeye

February 5, 2016

Pierce Lohman, founder of Lohman Earth Works and a student at the University of Iowa, is a Hometown Hawkeye. Lohman is an Ambassador for the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (JPEC), and is a part of the Founders Club.

Faster Food

October 5, 2015

Carson Goodale, a senior at the University of Iowa, created a free app called Fan Food.

Rx Online Reaches Out to Rural Towns

July 8, 2015

Roby Miller, founder of Telepharm, saw a need for pharmaceutical services in rural areas and took the opportunity create his own telepharmacy.

Meet the 5 finalists for Student Entrepreneur of the Year

August 14, 2015

The Silicon Prairie Awards are coming up and you are still able to vote for the Student Entrepreneur of the Year. There are five finalists to choose from.

Ground Floor: UI Business students launching app Listant to serve as mobile marketplace

June 24, 2015

Two University of Iowa students, Dillon Temple and James Palasz, are working on an app called Listant. The app provides a platform for the exchanges of services, goods, and rentals locally.

Entrepreneur program expands

July 21, 2014

The University of Iowa John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center’s Venture School program guides entrepreneurs in the creation of their startups. The program will be expanding to Des Moines in August.

UI Grad Hopes to Turn 'Blue Cheese' into Cash

September 25, 2014

RuiHao Min, a University of Iowa alumni, launched an app called Blue Cheese to translate English menus into Chinese.