Iowa JPEC News

IdeaStorm Spring 2024 web

11 University of Iowa Students Shine at IdeaStorm, Share $4,400

Friday, February 23, 2024
Venture School Maria

Surgical Delays Spark Innovation: Tool Tracking Device Solution Emerges

Thursday, February 8, 2024
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Venture School Success: Vande Haar’s Invasive Removal Takes Root in Iowa

Friday, January 26, 2024

Iowa JPEC Events

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Startup Games Spring 2024

Friday, March 1 6:00pm to Saturday, March 2, 2024 2:00pm
Pappajohn Business Building
Students from all areas of study pitch their ideas to have an impact. After you pitch, you will form teams and work together to bring the best ideas to life.
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Venture Funding 101 with Kaylee Williams

Thursday, March 7, 2024 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Virtual
Williams is an investment director at InnoVenture Iowa and Early-Stage Startup Investment.
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Using the Science of Story to Spark Interest and Drive Action with Nick Westergaard

Thursday, April 4, 2024 (all day)
Virtual
Tippie Story Lab with Nick Westergaard. The presentation is titled "Using the Science of Story to Spark Interest and Drive Action."
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LEARN TO LEAD

FOR UNIVERSITY OF IOWA STUDENTS

Entrepreneurship enhances every career path. Our campus-wide approach offers academic programs with hands-on learning opportunities for any UI student, regardless of their field of study.

STUDENT PROGRAMS

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DISCOVER AND INNOVATE

FOR CAMPUS

Whether you are a graduate student with an idea or a faculty researcher with interest in growing a venture or partnering with an established firm, we have entrepreneurial executives, programs, and resource connections to scale your ideas. 

CAMPUS PROGRAMS

Classroom visit

LAUNCH & GROW

FOR STARTUPS AND BUSINESSES

Whether it’s helping to launch your new startup, or providing opportunities for existing businesses to grow and scale, we’re proud to support innovators across the state of Iowa.

COMMUNITY PROGRAMS

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50,418

ENROLLMENT IN IOWA JPEC COURSES

2,816

Startup Companies Served

3.15M

In Seed Money Awarded to Iowa Startups