UI student-owned business wins prestigious startup competition

April 12, 2018

ABAL Therapeutics, a business started by three University of Iowa students that designs software providing therapy for children with autism, recently won the grand prize at Texas Christian University’s prestigious Values and Ventures business startup competition.

Innovative spirit leads to studying entrepreneurship at Iowa

February 6, 2018

Blake Kerns' entrepreneurial spirit led him to study management and entrepreneurship and Iowa--and to start a small business in his hometown.

Eastern Iowa entrepreneurs featured on Forbes 30 Under 30 list

November 28, 2017

Dalton Shaull, 23, and Eric Pahl, 24, co-founders of Iowa City-based HealthTech Solutions, were named on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list for their app TXP Chat.

Top 25 best undergrad programs for entrepreneurs in 2018

November 15, 2017

The Princeton Review, in partnership with Entrepreneur, ranks the top undergraduate programs at universities. The UI John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center ranks #17.

FanFood delivers concessions to your seat at a venue

November 14, 2017

FanFood—a new food-ordering app developed by a UI startup—is bringing app-based food ordering to live sports, concerts, and other events, allowing you to get food and drink without having to miss a play. But the company faces stiff competition from industry heavyweights. Learn more in this Chicago Tribune article.

University of Iowa pursuing innovation center

November 14, 2017

University of Iowa pursues innovation center. Deman grows for entrepreneurship and the college is "bursting at the seams."

UI spin-out business captures gold medal in Inventors Hall of Fame

November 6, 2017

University of Iowa spin-out company SwineTech recently won the undergraduate gold medal at the National Inventors Hall of Fame Collegiate Inventors Competition in Alexandria, Virginia.

New study suggests women are leading startups

October 28, 2017

CBS2/Fox 28 reports on a new business coming to NewBo City Market in Cedar Rapids, operated by a woman. Reporter interviewed MIchele Williams, assistant professor of management and organizations, who discussed the dearth of businesses owned by women.

UI-developed STEM curriculum to be used in national teaching event

October 2, 2017

A curriculum developed at the University of Iowa that teaches STEM concepts to high school students will be used during the Day of Design, a national STEM education program, held on Oct. 6.

Faculty help African entrepreneurs build businesses

June 15, 2017

Tippie faculty help African entrepreneurs develop businesses in their home countries.