Pappajohn Iowa Entrepreneurial Venture

Watch the 2015 Pappajohn Iowa Entreprenuerial Venture Finalists

20150924 Pappajohn Awards Lunch081This contest is designed to stimulate entrepreneurial activity and greater awareness of the resources available to grow entrepreneurs in Iowa. All winners will be selected on an objective basis as determined by the criteria set forth below. You must read and comply with the rules to enter the Pappajohn Iowa Entrepreneurial Venture Competition. This competition is void where prohibited by law.

Application deadlines and procedures, official rules, acceptance process, and contact information are available at


  • $25,000 for first prize
  • $15,000 for second prize
  • $10,000 for third prize

Applications will open Spring 2018.  In the meantime, stay-up-to date on opportunities and event deadlines by joining the ISU Pappajohn Center’s e-network.