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Student-Owned Micro-Lending Business Helps Local Start-Ups

August 23, 2012

The University of Iowa is helping a new business get off the ground. Its focus: helping other new businesses do the same.

Winners Announced in First Quick Pitch Biz Competition

May 24, 2012

In partnership with Ernst & Young, the Jacobson Institute for Youth Entrepreneurship is pleased to announce the winners of the 2012 Quick Pitch Biz Competition.

UI to Reward Best Iowa High School Student Business Owners

May 2, 2012

The University of Iowa is encouraging the state’s young people to develop new businesses by co-sponsoring a competition that will award cash prizes to the best ideas from Iowa high school student entrepreneurs.

Tippie Student Team Among Winners of Pappajohn New Venture Business Plan Competition

April 26, 2012

A Tippie student team was one of three top prize winners in the final competition of the Pappajohn New Venture Business Plan Competition.