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Iowa JPEC Events

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Startup Incubator Open House

Wednesday, August 31, 2022 11:00am to 1:00pm
Bedell Entrepreneurship Learning Laboratory (BELL)
Open house for students interested in entrepreneurship or starting their own business. Iowa JPEC offers free assistance to UI students, staff, and faculty. Free food, door prizes, live music. 
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Innovation and Inspiration Speaker Series

Thursday, September 8, 2022 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Voxman Music Building
The popular speaker series featuring successful entrepreneurs associated with the University of Iowa John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center. 
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IdeaStorm

Thursday, September 22, 2022 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Pappajohn Business Building
IdeaStorm is an entry-level video pitch competition across the University of Iowa’s campus that encourages students to share their innovative ideas, all while familiarizing themselves with the pitching process. Win cash prizes for your idea!
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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

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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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46,114

ENROLLMENT IN IOWA JPEC COURSES

2,323

Startup Companies Served

2.75M

In Seed Money Awarded to Iowa Startups