Recent News

Study of Entrepreneurial MBA Programs

August 22, 2013

Sarah Gardial, dean of the University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business and president of the MBA Roundtable, says entrepreneurship education is now expected in most M.B.A programs.

ClusterFlunk Re-Launches, Throws a Party

August 12, 2013

The co-founders of ClusterFlunk, Joe Dallago and A.J. Nelson, are ready to expand their company. ClusterFlunk is a virtual study area for students to collaborate.

Sparking Connections and Creativity

August 6, 2013

Andy Stoll and Amanda Styron, two University of Iowa alumni, are helping the Cedar Rapids and Iowa City area become Iowa's Creative Corridor.

Welcome to Iowa's Creative Corridor

August 6, 2013

The University of Iowa has joined Iowa's Creative Corridor campaign to highlight innovation and creativity and better connect the community.

Dwolla Founder Blogs About Recent Investment in ClusterFlunk

July 29, 2013

Ben Milne, founder of Dwolla, blogged about why he invested in clusterFlunk, an Iowa City startup.

Why I Invested in ClusterFlunk

July 28, 2013

Ben Milne discusses the two main reasons why he invested in clusterFlunk, a company that provides an online collaboration opportunity for college students.

Iowa City-Based TelePharm Helps Rural Pharmacies Stay Afloat

July 25, 2013

Roby Miller, founder of Telepharm, saw a depletion of rural pharmacies and used that as an opportunity to create a telepharmacy platform. Miller uses this platform to virtually connect patients in rural areas to pharmacies.

Bright Lights, Big Prizes

May 15, 2013

Brianna Farley, a student at Waterloo Columbus High School, was named Iowa's top high school entrepreneur. She won the Quick Pitch Biz Plan competition which is overseen by the Jacobson Institute for Youth Entrepreneurship at the University of Iowa.

UI Entrepreneurs and Inventors Recognized at Inaugural Hawkeye Innovation Summit

April 23, 2013

Hundreds of University of Iowa faculty, staff, students, and friends gathered at hotelVetro last Friday, April 26, to celebrate innovation and entrepreneurship across campus at the inaugural Hawkeye Innovation Summit.

UI Online Farm Manual Business Recognized for Technology Excellence

April 17, 2013

The 2013 Prometheus Awards honored Tyler Finchum, a University of Iowa student, for his business Farm Manuals Fast. The company sells farm equipment manuals online.

Innovation Summit Helps Would-Be UI Entrepreneurs

April 12, 2013

The Hawkeye Innovation Summit will be taking place on April 26. The event is for any University of Iowa students, faculty, or staff that are interested in technology start-up businesses.

Tippie Students and Alumna Honored at Hancher-Finkbine Dinner

April 11, 2013

Two Tippie students and an alumna were among the University of Iowa students, faculty, staff, and alumni who received some of the institution’s highest honors April 9 at the 96th annual Finkbine Dinner.

UI Alumni Association Event Offers Business Networking Opportunities

March 26, 2013

The University of Iowa Alumni Association is hosting an event called The Alumni Networking Happy Hour. The event will take place at the IC Colab and will focus on the future of business and entrepreneurship in the area.

Business 380 podcast: clusterFlunk Founders 'Always Knew’ They Wanted to Start a Business

March 22, 2013

Two University of Iowa students teamed up to create a tech start-up that connects studying and social media.

Klitgaard to Discuss Healthcare Cash Management System

March 11, 2013

Chris Klitgaard, president and CEO of MediRevv, is going to be speaking at the MidwestOne Lecture Series. The series takes place at the University of Iowa’s John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center.