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Gnarly Pepper Wins $25,000 in Pitch Competition

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Hankins Accepted into One Million Black Women in Business

When the elevator door opened to the 43rd floor of the Marriott Downtown in New York City in early May, University of Iowa Venture School alumna Joy Hankins began soaking in more than the ever-present branding for One Million Black Women in Business.
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Inaugural DesignDash is a Success

A very early morning turned into a nerve-wracking Tuesday afternoon for Dariana, a senior from Albia High School. And she wouldn’t change a thing.
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Drew has his Real Estate Business Rocking and Rolling

On April 22, Nathan Drew will speak to a class of undergraduate entrepreneurs at the University of Iowa. The site of the presentation — the Bedell Entrepreneurship Learning Laboratory — still holds a special place in his heart.

S5G Earns $25K at Innovation Challenge Awards Event

S5G Therapeutics, a pharmaceutical eye drop compound that provides ocular protection, took home $25,000 for first place in the Innovation Challenge graduate/faculty/staff/incubator startup division at the University of Iowa John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center award’s event April 13 at MERGE in Iowa City, Iowa.