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College-by-College Pitch Off – Ivy College of Business Tuesday, February 19 4:00pm Gerdin Business Building, Room 3164

The College-by-College Pitch Off is back!  The event takes place in all seven colleges at Iowa State University.  Students will have the chance to deliver a 90-second pitch about an idea or business they are working on to a panel of judges for cash prizes.  In addition to a cash…

The College-by-College Pitch Off is back!  The event takes place in all seven colleges at Iowa State University.  Students will have the chance to deliver a 90-second pitch about an idea or business they are working on to a panel of judges for cash prizes.  In addition to a cash…

The College-by-College Pitch Off is back!  The event takes place in all seven colleges at Iowa State University.  Students will have the chance to deliver a 90-second pitch about an idea or business they are working on to a panel of judges for cash prizes.  In addition to a cash…

CYstarters Info Session Wednesday, February 20 4:30pm ISU Memorial Union, Gold Room

Want to learn more about the cornerstone program for young entrepreneurs at Iowa State? Attend the upcoming info session on all things CYstarters!  Diana Wright will be sharing specific details about the 10-week summer program, the application process, and answer any questions. Please register below to indicate your interest and…

Want to learn more about the cornerstone program for young entrepreneurs at Iowa State? Attend the upcoming info session on all things CYstarters!  Diana Wright will be sharing specific details about the 10-week summer program, the application process, and answer any questions. Please register below to indicate your interest and…

Want to learn more about the cornerstone program for young entrepreneurs at Iowa State? Attend the upcoming info session on all things CYstarters!  Diana Wright will be sharing specific details about the 10-week summer program, the application process, and answer any questions. Please register below to indicate your interest and…

Guest Speaker – Erin Rollenhagen Thursday, February 21 6:30pm 3043 Coover Hall

The Digital Women club is bringing Erin Rollenhagen, a local entrepreneur who started the tech company Entrepreneurial Technologies, to talk on campus. This speaker is open to the public. Erin graduated from the University of Iowa with degrees in Economics and MIS. She began her career as a developer with…

The Digital Women club is bringing Erin Rollenhagen, a local entrepreneur who started the tech company Entrepreneurial Technologies, to talk on campus. This speaker is open to the public. Erin graduated from the University of Iowa with degrees in Economics and MIS. She began her career as a developer with…

The Digital Women club is bringing Erin Rollenhagen, a local entrepreneur who started the tech company Entrepreneurial Technologies, to talk on campus. This speaker is open to the public. Erin graduated from the University of Iowa with degrees in Economics and MIS. She began her career as a developer with…

College-by-College Pitch Off – College of Design Monday, February 25 4:30pm College of Design, Gallery Room

The College-by-College Pitch Off is back!  The event takes place in all seven colleges at Iowa State University.  Students will have the chance to deliver a 90-second pitch about an idea or business they are working on to a panel of judges for cash prizes.  In addition to a cash…

The College-by-College Pitch Off is back!  The event takes place in all seven colleges at Iowa State University.  Students will have the chance to deliver a 90-second pitch about an idea or business they are working on to a panel of judges for cash prizes.  In addition to a cash…

The College-by-College Pitch Off is back!  The event takes place in all seven colleges at Iowa State University.  Students will have the chance to deliver a 90-second pitch about an idea or business they are working on to a panel of judges for cash prizes.  In addition to a cash…

College-by-College Pitch Off – College of Agriculture & Life Sciences Tuesday, February 26 4:00pm Curtiss Hall, Harl Commons

The College-by-College Pitch Off is back!  The event takes place in all seven colleges at Iowa State University.  Students will have the chance to deliver a 90-second pitch about an idea or business they are working on to a panel of judges for cash prizes.  In addition to a cash…

The College-by-College Pitch Off is back!  The event takes place in all seven colleges at Iowa State University.  Students will have the chance to deliver a 90-second pitch about an idea or business they are working on to a panel of judges for cash prizes.  In addition to a cash…

The College-by-College Pitch Off is back!  The event takes place in all seven colleges at Iowa State University.  Students will have the chance to deliver a 90-second pitch about an idea or business they are working on to a panel of judges for cash prizes.  In addition to a cash…

Innovation Pitch Thursday, March 7 5:00pm Memorial Union, M-Shop

The ISU Innovation Pitch Competition is hosted every spring semester by the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Learning Community (EILC) for enrolled Iowa State students. Students have the chance to pitch their business concept or idea in a 90-second elevator pitch to a panel of judges.

The ISU Innovation Pitch Competition is hosted every spring semester by the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Learning Community (EILC) for enrolled Iowa State students. Students have the chance to pitch their business concept or idea in a 90-second elevator pitch to a panel of judges.

The ISU Innovation Pitch Competition is hosted every spring semester by the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Learning Community (EILC) for enrolled Iowa State students. Students have the chance to pitch their business concept or idea in a 90-second elevator pitch to a panel of judges.

Info Session – Student Business Plan Competition Wednesday, March 13 12:00pm Library

Want to learn more about the Pappajohn Student Entrepreneurial Venture Competition?  Attend the upcoming info session about the competition. We will be sharing specific details about the competition, the application process, and answer any questions. Please register below to indicate your interest and for us to email you materials before…

Want to learn more about the Pappajohn Student Entrepreneurial Venture Competition?  Attend the upcoming info session about the competition. We will be sharing specific details about the competition, the application process, and answer any questions. Please register below to indicate your interest and for us to email you materials before…

Want to learn more about the Pappajohn Student Entrepreneurial Venture Competition?  Attend the upcoming info session about the competition. We will be sharing specific details about the competition, the application process, and answer any questions. Please register below to indicate your interest and for us to email you materials before…

Info Session – Student Business Plan Competition Wednesday, March 27 12:00pm Library

Want to learn more about the Pappajohn Student Entrepreneurial Venture Competition?  Attend the upcoming info session about the competition. We will be sharing specific details about the competition, the application process, and answer any questions. Please register below to indicate your interest and for us to email you materials before…

Want to learn more about the Pappajohn Student Entrepreneurial Venture Competition?  Attend the upcoming info session about the competition. We will be sharing specific details about the competition, the application process, and answer any questions. Please register below to indicate your interest and for us to email you materials before…

Want to learn more about the Pappajohn Student Entrepreneurial Venture Competition?  Attend the upcoming info session about the competition. We will be sharing specific details about the competition, the application process, and answer any questions. Please register below to indicate your interest and for us to email you materials before…

ISU INNOVATION PRIZE Friday, April 5 - Saturday, April 6 12:00am ISU Economic Development Core Facility

One Weekend, 3 Bold Challenges, An Abundance of Rewards Friday, April 5 – Saturday, April 6, 2019 The ISU INNOVATION PRIZE is a new incentive competition at Iowa State University on the weekend of April 5-6, 2019.  The ISU Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship and Agricultural Entrepreneurship Initiative are co-hosting the event. …

One Weekend, 3 Bold Challenges, An Abundance of Rewards Friday, April 5 – Saturday, April 6, 2019 The ISU INNOVATION PRIZE is a new incentive competition at Iowa State University on the weekend of April 5-6, 2019.  The ISU Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship and Agricultural Entrepreneurship Initiative are co-hosting the event. …

One Weekend, 3 Bold Challenges, An Abundance of Rewards Friday, April 5 – Saturday, April 6, 2019 The ISU INNOVATION PRIZE is a new incentive competition at Iowa State University on the weekend of April 5-6, 2019.  The ISU Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship and Agricultural Entrepreneurship Initiative are co-hosting the event. …

TCU Values and Ventures® Business Plan Competition Friday, April 5 - Saturday, April 6 12:00am Fort Worth, Texas

A unique annual competition for undergraduate students around the world to pitch plans for businesses, products or services that make a profit while also benefiting the environment, the community or a specific population. Presented by the Neeley Entrepreneurship Center. http://neeley.tcu.edu/vandv/

A unique annual competition for undergraduate students around the world to pitch plans for businesses, products or services that make a profit while also benefiting the environment, the community or a specific population. Presented by the Neeley Entrepreneurship Center. http://neeley.tcu.edu/vandv/

A unique annual competition for undergraduate students around the world to pitch plans for businesses, products or services that make a profit while also benefiting the environment, the community or a specific population. Presented by the Neeley Entrepreneurship Center. http://neeley.tcu.edu/vandv/

Ivy MBA Mind to Market Case Challenge Friday, April 12 - Saturday, April 13 12:00am ISU Research Park

The inaugural Ivy MBA Mind to Market Case Challenge brings together science and technology-related organizations and entrepreneurial-minded MBA students for an intense, two-day innovation challenge. The Ivy College of Business has partnered with the Iowa State University Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship to create an exceptional applied learning experience for MBA…

The inaugural Ivy MBA Mind to Market Case Challenge brings together science and technology-related organizations and entrepreneurial-minded MBA students for an intense, two-day innovation challenge. The Ivy College of Business has partnered with the Iowa State University Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship to create an exceptional applied learning experience for MBA…

The inaugural Ivy MBA Mind to Market Case Challenge brings together science and technology-related organizations and entrepreneurial-minded MBA students for an intense, two-day innovation challenge. The Ivy College of Business has partnered with the Iowa State University Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship to create an exceptional applied learning experience for MBA…

Ames Seed Capital Annual Entrepreneur Showcase and Pitch Competition Tuesday, April 23 9:00am The Gateway Hotel and Conference Center

Thank you all for considering pitching your business at the Ames Seed Capital event. This event is broken up into two sessions. In the morning we will be holding an Entrepreneur Showcase, which is for companies actively seeking a significant level of funding. The showcase will give more developed companies…

Thank you all for considering pitching your business at the Ames Seed Capital event. This event is broken up into two sessions. In the morning we will be holding an Entrepreneur Showcase, which is for companies actively seeking a significant level of funding. The showcase will give more developed companies…

Thank you all for considering pitching your business at the Ames Seed Capital event. This event is broken up into two sessions. In the morning we will be holding an Entrepreneur Showcase, which is for companies actively seeking a significant level of funding. The showcase will give more developed companies…

Des Moines Tech Crawl Thursday, April 25 5:00pm Downtown Des Moines

WHAT IS the TECH CRAWL? DSM Tech Crawl is a one-night tour of Des Moines’ startup and tech community. This is a great opportunity to go behind-the-scenes and tour some of the coolest tech spaces in Des Moines, pub-crawl style. Meet with tech leaders, startup founders and young professionals as…

WHAT IS the TECH CRAWL? DSM Tech Crawl is a one-night tour of Des Moines’ startup and tech community. This is a great opportunity to go behind-the-scenes and tour some of the coolest tech spaces in Des Moines, pub-crawl style. Meet with tech leaders, startup founders and young professionals as…

WHAT IS the TECH CRAWL? DSM Tech Crawl is a one-night tour of Des Moines’ startup and tech community. This is a great opportunity to go behind-the-scenes and tour some of the coolest tech spaces in Des Moines, pub-crawl style. Meet with tech leaders, startup founders and young professionals as…

Young Entrepreneurship Convention Friday, April 26 - Saturday, April 27 12:00am Gateway Hotel & Conference Center, Ames, Iowa

The Young Entrepreneur Convention is about bringing like-minded individuals together to change the world. YEC 2019 offers insight and motivation from founders and entrepreneurs who have “been there and done that” in establishing a business from the ground up. https://www.yeconvention.com/ Sign-up below for a free student ticket to YEC, sponsored by the ISU…

The Young Entrepreneur Convention is about bringing like-minded individuals together to change the world. YEC 2019 offers insight and motivation from founders and entrepreneurs who have “been there and done that” in establishing a business from the ground up. https://www.yeconvention.com/ Sign-up below for a free student ticket to YEC, sponsored by the ISU…

The Young Entrepreneur Convention is about bringing like-minded individuals together to change the world. YEC 2019 offers insight and motivation from founders and entrepreneurs who have “been there and done that” in establishing a business from the ground up. https://www.yeconvention.com/ Sign-up below for a free student ticket to YEC, sponsored by the ISU…

Pappajohn Student Entrepreneurial Venture Competition Friday, April 26 12:00am

Sponsored by John Pappajohn, Equity Dynamics, Inc., the Pappajohn Student Entrepreneurial Venture Competition is intended for Iowa university and college students with an interest in starting their own business. Plans are judged based on a) Content of Plan and b) Viability of business idea. Three (3) seed grants in the…

Sponsored by John Pappajohn, Equity Dynamics, Inc., the Pappajohn Student Entrepreneurial Venture Competition is intended for Iowa university and college students with an interest in starting their own business. Plans are judged based on a) Content of Plan and b) Viability of business idea. Three (3) seed grants in the…

Sponsored by John Pappajohn, Equity Dynamics, Inc., the Pappajohn Student Entrepreneurial Venture Competition is intended for Iowa university and college students with an interest in starting their own business. Plans are judged based on a) Content of Plan and b) Viability of business idea. Three (3) seed grants in the…

Women Who Create™ Conference Thursday, October 24 ISU Economic Development Core Facility, 1805 Collaboration Place, Ames, Iowa

As women entrepreneurs creating in Iowa, it’s vital to gather and celebrate women entrepreneurs proving we can start something, take the lead, and be successful. The Women Who Create™ Conference brings together women entrepreneurs, women business owners, aspiring entrepreneurs, and individuals of all genders who support women entrepreneurs for a full day of…

As women entrepreneurs creating in Iowa, it’s vital to gather and celebrate women entrepreneurs proving we can start something, take the lead, and be successful. The Women Who Create™ Conference brings together women entrepreneurs, women business owners, aspiring entrepreneurs, and individuals of all genders who support women entrepreneurs for a full day of…

As women entrepreneurs creating in Iowa, it’s vital to gather and celebrate women entrepreneurs proving we can start something, take the lead, and be successful. The Women Who Create™ Conference brings together women entrepreneurs, women business owners, aspiring entrepreneurs, and individuals of all genders who support women entrepreneurs for a full day of…