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On track to becoming the most entrepreneurial state

Friday, September 9, 2016

The year was 1996. Iowa’s economy “was lower than whale poop at the bottom of the ocean,” says John Pappajohn, founder and president of Equity Dynamics, Inc. and sole owner of Pappajohn Capital Resources in Des Moines.

Employee benefits: buoy or anvil?

Thursday, September 8, 2016

A new study from the University of Iowa finds startup companies typically see significant growth once they’ve begun offering a beefed-up benefits package to their employees.

Employee ownership can boost corporate profits

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Companies that reward workers with stakes in the business have an edge over those that don't, shows a global study.

How 9/11 inspired one of the first social networks

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Tippie alumnus Scott Heiferman (BBA 1994) founded Meetup, a social networking site focused on connecting people, after experiencing the tragedy of 9/11 firsthand.  

More traveling doctors make for healthier rural hearts

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Tom Gruca, marketing professor in the Tippie College of Business and study co-author, says traveling such distances often is a significant hardship and may deter those who need care most from seeing a cardiologist.

Full-time MBA's Business Analytics program gets STEM designation

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

The Business Analytics Academy in the Tippie College of Business’ full-time MBA program has been designated as a STEM degree, which will give its alumni a leg up when starting their careers.

The stock market has already picked the next U.S. president

Saturday, September 3, 2016

The GOP is traditionally known as the party of Wall Street, but this year investors, for the most part, are betting against the Republican standard-bearer. “The market appears to have decided not only that [Hillary] Clinton will win, but that it won’t be close,” David Woo, a strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, said in a report distributed Monday. “Investors like landslide victories.” The IEM is a futures market operated for research purposes by the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business.