Recent News

Educating Future Entrepreneurs

January 19, 2014

BIG, a project-based learning environment has been created in the Corridor.

Exploring Venture Capital in Iowa, Together

January 3, 2014

Is venture capital missing in Iowa? Many say money is the key piece Iowa is missing and cannot move forward without it.

ClusterFlunk surpasses 10K users, reveals 54 schools for January launch

December 23, 2013

ClusterFlunk, an Iowa startup that provides a virtual study space for college students to work together, is launching nationally next month.

Meet Open Decorah, northeast Iowa’s newest co-working space

December 17, 2013

A new co-working space is opening in Decorah. It is called Open Decorah and it offers day passes as well as monthly memberships.

UI Completes Economic Development Leadership Team

December 16, 2013

The University of Iowa Office of Vice President for Research and Economic Development (OVPR&ED) has completed its leadership team. David Conrad was named the Economic Development Director.

Tutor Universe Founders Join Silicon Valley Program, Develop Mobile App

December 12, 2013

Two University of Iowa student founded Tutor Universe, a virtual study hall for college students. Now, the founders are participating in Studio 9+, a program in California that helps entrepreneurs build their businesses and get them ready for investors.

TelePharm expands company vision, will appear at mHealth Summit

December 3, 2013

TelePharm, an Iowa-based startup, is going to the 2013 mHealth Summit in Washington D.C. This summit is known as the largest event of its kind that is focused on mobile health.

Tapping the Creative Well

December 2, 2013

The Bedell Entrepreneurship Learning Laboratory (BELL), established by Tom Bedell in 2004, is a business incubator for University of Iowa students that are working to create a startup company.

Where Public Meets Private: A Look at State Funding of Entrepreneurship

November 27, 2013

The government's role in funding private ventures is highly debated.

JPEC Accepting Applications for Dev/Iowa Bootcamp

November 27, 2013

The University of Iowa John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center is launching the Dev/Iowa Bootcamp in January.  This program is a nine-week intensive web development course.

Full Stack Web Development Bootcamp Jan. 13-March 14

November 26, 2013

The University of Iowa is offering a full stack web development bootcamp on campus from Jan. 13-March 14. The program is aimed at professionals and the public and will take place at Thinc Collaboration Space, 122 E. Market St., Iowa City.

Become a Life-Long Learner

November 8, 2013

ClusterFlunk talks about how their passion for education got their business to where it is today.

clusterFlunk Announces Plans to Add 50 Major Universities in New Semester

November 4, 2013

ClusterFlunk, a virtual collaboration site for college students, plans to expand and add more major universities next semester.

Wrapping Up Creative Week – Insights and Reflections?

October 31, 2013

The first ever Creative Week in Iowa’s Creative Corridor was quite the success. Many activities took place that strengthened the community.

New Web Development Training Programs Available

October 30, 2013

The University of Iowa is partnering with Kirkwood Community College to hold workshops in Iowa's Creative Corridor that will train Iowans who are interested in IT and web development.