Siouxland Entrepreneurs Compete at U of I Venture School

November 24, 2015

The first cohort of Siouxland entrepreneurs recently graduated from the University of Iowa's Venture School. Venture School is a six-week program for aspiring business owners.

Tech Talk: Venture School contest comes to Des Moines

May 18, 2015

The University of Iowa's Venture School alumni are invited to compete in the Business Model Competition coming up soon in Des Moines.

University of Iowa Venture School Business Model Competition Winners

June 10, 2015

Three University of Iowa Venture School Alumni teams won a total of $20,000 at the Business Model Competition.

Venture School is Back!

July 16, 2015

The University of Iowa's Venture School program is coming back to the Des Moines area.

New Faculty Innovator Program Will Help Accelerate the Startup Process

July 21, 2015

The University of Iowa Faculty Innovator Program is a new program created to guide University of Iowa faculty through the startup process.

Biz Buzz: Greek entrepreneurs get Iowa help

September 1, 2015

Kurt Heiar, a lecturer with the University of Iowa's John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center, is working to improve the entrepreneurial community in Greece.

JPEC program to help UI faculty innovators take inventions to market

July 9, 2015

The University of Iowa John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (JPEC) will be sponsoring a four-week version of Venture School called the Faculty Innovators Program. This program is for University of Iowa faculty to find a  potential business market for their inventions.

BTN LiveBIG: Iowa's I-Corps Program to Equip Enterprising Researchers with Business Savvy

June 15, 2015

The National Science Foundation (NSF) gifted the University of Iowa with a $300,000 grant to set up the I-Corps program on their campus. The program focuses on entrepreneurial training.

Tech Talk: Small Business Innovation Research Tour Coming

June 8, 2015

The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program is on a national "road tour" that will be coming through Iowa. The purpose of the tour is to inform entrepreneurs about funding opportunities through the SBIR and the Small Business Technology Transfer.

Des Moines Venture School Spring Business Model Competition

May 27, 2015

University of Iowa's Venture School alumni will be competing in the Business Model Competition. There is $20,000 up for grabs in cash prizes.