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Startup Factory Pitch Day Event Tuesday, May 24 5:00pm Kingland Hub, Gerdin College of Business, 2167 Union Drive, Ames, IA 50011

After 18-weeks of hard work, the ISU Startup Factory is thrilled to invite you to Cohort XI’s Pitch Day event! Join us on May 24 from 5-7 pm in the Gerdin Business Building Kingland Hub to hear from the nine founders for an evening of pitching and networking as they launch their startups. A…

After 18-weeks of hard work, the ISU Startup Factory is thrilled to invite you to Cohort XI’s Pitch Day event! Join us on May 24 from 5-7 pm in the Gerdin Business Building Kingland Hub to hear from the nine founders for an evening of pitching and networking as they launch their startups. A…

After 18-weeks of hard work, the ISU Startup Factory is thrilled to invite you to Cohort XI’s Pitch Day event! Join us on May 24 from 5-7 pm in the Gerdin Business Building Kingland Hub to hear from the nine founders for an evening of pitching and networking as they launch their startups. A…

Iowa Veterans Entrepreneurship Conference Monday, June 6 - Tuesday, June 7 5:30pm Gateway Hotel & Conference Center, 2100 Green Hills Dr, Ames, IA 50014

Join us June 6-7, 2022, to join fellow Veterans and supporters in learning more about navigating entrepreneurship. The Iowa Veteran’s Entrepreneurship Conference, co-hosted by Home Base Iowa, America’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Iowa and the Iowa State University Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship, offers workshops and resources for Veterans and…

Join us June 6-7, 2022, to join fellow Veterans and supporters in learning more about navigating entrepreneurship. The Iowa Veteran’s Entrepreneurship Conference, co-hosted by Home Base Iowa, America’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Iowa and the Iowa State University Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship, offers workshops and resources for Veterans and…

Join us June 6-7, 2022, to join fellow Veterans and supporters in learning more about navigating entrepreneurship. The Iowa Veteran’s Entrepreneurship Conference, co-hosted by Home Base Iowa, America’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Iowa and the Iowa State University Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship, offers workshops and resources for Veterans and…

Smart Start Workshop Saturday, September 10 9:00am ISU Research Park Core Facility Training Room // 1805 Collaboration Pl, Ames, IA 50010

SMART START WORKSHOP Saturday, September 10, 2022 Location: TBD The ISU Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship, Small Business Development Center (SBDC), and the Ames Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a “crash course” workshop for anyone who has ever considered starting a business.  You will learn various topics such as insurance,…

SMART START WORKSHOP Saturday, September 10, 2022 Location: TBD The ISU Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship, Small Business Development Center (SBDC), and the Ames Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a “crash course” workshop for anyone who has ever considered starting a business.  You will learn various topics such as insurance,…

SMART START WORKSHOP Saturday, September 10, 2022 Location: TBD The ISU Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship, Small Business Development Center (SBDC), and the Ames Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a “crash course” workshop for anyone who has ever considered starting a business.  You will learn various topics such as insurance,…

ISU Innovation Prize Friday, September 30 - Saturday, October 1 Student Innovation Center

One Weekend, 3 Bold Challenges, An Abundance of Rewards Friday, September 30 – Saturday, October 1, 2022 The ISU Innovation Prize is an incentive competition at Iowa State University on the weekend of September 30 – October 1, 2022.  The Iowa State Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship and Start Something –…

One Weekend, 3 Bold Challenges, An Abundance of Rewards Friday, September 30 – Saturday, October 1, 2022 The ISU Innovation Prize is an incentive competition at Iowa State University on the weekend of September 30 – October 1, 2022.  The Iowa State Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship and Start Something –…

One Weekend, 3 Bold Challenges, An Abundance of Rewards Friday, September 30 – Saturday, October 1, 2022 The ISU Innovation Prize is an incentive competition at Iowa State University on the weekend of September 30 – October 1, 2022.  The Iowa State Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship and Start Something –…

Fall Startup Pitch Competition Monday, October 10 2:00pm Student Innovation Center // Room 3231

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More details to come!

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Women Who Create Conference Wednesday, October 19 ISU Research Park Core Facility Training Room // 1805 Collaboration Pl, Ames, IA 50010

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 workshops and speakers aimed at growing their business. The Women Who Create Conference takes place at the Iowa State University Research Park Core Facility Training…

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 workshops and speakers aimed at growing their business. The Women Who Create Conference takes place at the Iowa State University Research Park Core Facility Training…

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 workshops and speakers aimed at growing their business. The Women Who Create Conference takes place at the Iowa State University Research Park Core Facility Training…

SheTalks Wednesday, October 19 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM ISU Research Park Core Facility Atrium // 1805 Collaboration Pl, Ames, IA

Following the Women Who Create™ Conference, we invite the public to attend the uniquely inspiring SheTalks event: a community cocktail reception featuring six women who are creatively leading in their distinct fields. Taken from the Japanese-inspired Pecha Kucha, each presenter shows 20 slides, each for 20 seconds while telling their story. The event…

Following the Women Who Create™ Conference, we invite the public to attend the uniquely inspiring SheTalks event: a community cocktail reception featuring six women who are creatively leading in their distinct fields. Taken from the Japanese-inspired Pecha Kucha, each presenter shows 20 slides, each for 20 seconds while telling their story. The event…

Following the Women Who Create™ Conference, we invite the public to attend the uniquely inspiring SheTalks event: a community cocktail reception featuring six women who are creatively leading in their distinct fields. Taken from the Japanese-inspired Pecha Kucha, each presenter shows 20 slides, each for 20 seconds while telling their story. The event…