Explore our student businesses

Housed in the 10,000 square-foot Bedell Entrepreneurial Learning Laboratory (BELL), the Startup Incubator is an on-campus business incubator for UI student entrepreneurs pursuing the creation of a startup. Members of the Startup Incubator have access to many resources, including office space, access to funding opportunities, and one-on-one mentoring from successful business professionals. Below is a list of student businesses currently participating in the program.

Reed Adajar, Carson Lovig

Actively is an app that creates a social media platform which allows players to find the perfect opponents for their favorite sports. 

Harry Mills

AHM Jewelry is a business that merges Ghanian-Nigerian and American art to create functional and accessible jewelry.

Ava Reynolds

A cozy and welcoming vegan cafe and bakery. An ideal bakery for healthy eating and studying in a relaxing setting.

Jake Vandersanden

Cedar Sales is a company that sells Nike products on online platforms like Amazon. 

Nicholas Shadid, Joseph Donzelli

An online service that enables any golfer to browse an assortment of golf clubs from the biggest brands and individually select what they want to play on a rental basis.

Joseph Jensen

Complete Home Downsizing  provides traditional moving services complemented by turnkey downsizing services including sorting, removal, storage, and consignment. Professional assistance with the difficult tasks of downsizing alleviates the stress and overwhelming amount of chores involved in downsizing homes.

Bailey Shafer

Driftless Clothing Company is an apparel company that sells merchandise representing the northeast Iowa area.

Tolulope Adetayo

Dyvse is a company that connects prospective law students to current law students and lawyers for guidance in the legal profession.

Jordan Walters

A pancake catering business serving University of Iowa students and the Iowa City community.

Jared Sherwood

An Organic shrimp farming indoors in the Iowa City area to directly service restaurants, and individual customers with fresh shrimp.

Robert Gerritsen

Motion Informatics is an app that uses a cellphone to record an individual completing three tasks to diagnose them with Parkinson's.

Thuy Nguyen - Doctorate Candidate

Optic Origin is an intelligent web-based vision correction platform that matches glasses to underserved communities. The company's mission is to accelerate and expand vision-care opportunities to everyone and everywhere.

Ryan Gudenkauf

PTXtension is a mobile app aimed at improving patient accountability and boosting the success and cost effectiveness of physical therapy.