SwineTech: Sweeping the States

January 27, 2016

Since joining Founders Club at the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (JPEC) in April 2015 Matthew Rooda and Abraham Espinoza’s company, SwineTech, has been making great strides on their road to success.

Houston, We Have a Hawkeye

September 19, 2016

University of Iowa journalism student, Faith Wenger, landed a summer internship with the NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC) in Houston, Texas. Her internship will combine public affairs and tech transfer.

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.

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.

Tech Spotlight: Spectator Aims to Help Booster Clubs

September 23, 2015

Spectator, an Iowa City-based startup, was accepted into an accelerator called NMotion in Nebraska. The accelerator prompted the Spectator co-founders to take their business in a different direction.

ClusterFlunk Co-Founders Start New Service Geared for Professors

August 31, 2015

Pi, a company co-founded by University of Iowa alumni, provides a web and mobile app service for college professors to more easily and efficiently connect with students.

Western Wise Consulting Wins Start-up of the Year Award

May 18, 2015

The University of Iowa Office of Vice President for Research and Economic Development presented Western Wise Consulting with the 2014 Student Startup of the Year Award.

Iowa Citians among contestants vying for 'Shark Tank'

July 14, 2014

The ABC-TV show, "Shark Tank" held a casting call in Des Moines and many local startups were hoping for the opportunity to pitch.

Iowa's clusterFlunk Lands $1 Million from Groupon Co-Founders' Firm

July 8, 2014

ClusterFlunk, an Iowa City startup for college students, has raised $1 million from an investment firm in Chicago.

Arts Entrepreneurship Certificate: Innovation Isn't Just for Business Students

December 19, 2016

When she was looking to gain experience and insight into the world of business as it pertains to the arts, Jaelynn Burkamper found IOWA JPEC’S Arts Entrepreneurship Certificate to be the perfect balance.