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College-by-College Pitch Off Finale Thursday, February 25 4:00pm Launchpad, Student Innovation Center

College-by-College Pitch Off Finale February 25, 4-6:00 p.m. at the Student Innovation Center, LaunchPad The College-by-College Pitch Off Finale is limited to those who compete and qualify in the College-by-College Pitch Off. The top-two finishers in each category (new idea and existing business) will automatically qualify for the College-by-College Pitch…

College-by-College Pitch Off Finale February 25, 4-6:00 p.m. at the Student Innovation Center, LaunchPad The College-by-College Pitch Off Finale is limited to those who compete and qualify in the College-by-College Pitch Off. The top-two finishers in each category (new idea and existing business) will automatically qualify for the College-by-College Pitch…

College-by-College Pitch Off Finale February 25, 4-6:00 p.m. at the Student Innovation Center, LaunchPad The College-by-College Pitch Off Finale is limited to those who compete and qualify in the College-by-College Pitch Off. The top-two finishers in each category (new idea and existing business) will automatically qualify for the College-by-College Pitch…

CYstarters Info Session Wednesday, March 3 4:00pm Zoom (Link in the registration confirmation email)

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 11-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 11-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 11-week summer program, the application process, and answer any questions. Please register below to indicate your interest and…

Iowa State I-Corps Program Wednesday, March 3 5:30pm Virtual

Iowa State’s I-Corps Site program aims to embed a stronger and more pervasive culture of entrepreneurship and innovation across the entire campus community. The ISU I-Corps Site focuses on translating discoveries that reflect its strengths in engineering, biorenewables, materials science and agriculture, food and nutrition, and veterinary medicine. The program…

Iowa State’s I-Corps Site program aims to embed a stronger and more pervasive culture of entrepreneurship and innovation across the entire campus community. The ISU I-Corps Site focuses on translating discoveries that reflect its strengths in engineering, biorenewables, materials science and agriculture, food and nutrition, and veterinary medicine. The program…

Iowa State’s I-Corps Site program aims to embed a stronger and more pervasive culture of entrepreneurship and innovation across the entire campus community. The ISU I-Corps Site focuses on translating discoveries that reflect its strengths in engineering, biorenewables, materials science and agriculture, food and nutrition, and veterinary medicine. The program…

Start Your Own Marketing Business Wednesday, March 10 12:00pm Zoom, register to receive the link

Start Your Own Marketing Business For the Creatives and Digital Natives Learn how to develop and master the creative while understanding how to build a freelance or ‘company of one’ marketing business. Registration is required below! The Start Something: Side Hustle Series offers a variety of panels and workshops designed for…

Start Your Own Marketing Business For the Creatives and Digital Natives Learn how to develop and master the creative while understanding how to build a freelance or ‘company of one’ marketing business. Registration is required below! The Start Something: Side Hustle Series offers a variety of panels and workshops designed for…

Start Your Own Marketing Business For the Creatives and Digital Natives Learn how to develop and master the creative while understanding how to build a freelance or ‘company of one’ marketing business. Registration is required below! The Start Something: Side Hustle Series offers a variety of panels and workshops designed for…

Entrepreneur Club Wednesday, March 10 7:00pm Virtual

The primary purposes and goals of the Entrepreneur Club are to encourage, inform, and educate students participating in entrepreneurship, to foster friendships among students who share similar interests, to instill passion about building sustainable ventures, and to provide members with a learning & support platform to minimize risk and to…

The primary purposes and goals of the Entrepreneur Club are to encourage, inform, and educate students participating in entrepreneurship, to foster friendships among students who share similar interests, to instill passion about building sustainable ventures, and to provide members with a learning & support platform to minimize risk and to…

The primary purposes and goals of the Entrepreneur Club are to encourage, inform, and educate students participating in entrepreneurship, to foster friendships among students who share similar interests, to instill passion about building sustainable ventures, and to provide members with a learning & support platform to minimize risk and to…

How to Make Money with Photography Wednesday, March 17 12:00pm Zoom, register to receive link

How to Make Money with Photography For the Visual Artists More than just the gear and technology, train your eye for how to capture story, work with subjects, and create your own editing style. Registration is required below. The Start Something: Side Hustle Series offers a variety of panels and…

How to Make Money with Photography For the Visual Artists More than just the gear and technology, train your eye for how to capture story, work with subjects, and create your own editing style. Registration is required below. The Start Something: Side Hustle Series offers a variety of panels and…

How to Make Money with Photography For the Visual Artists More than just the gear and technology, train your eye for how to capture story, work with subjects, and create your own editing style. Registration is required below. The Start Something: Side Hustle Series offers a variety of panels and…

Build an Info-Business that Rings the Cash Register While You Sleep Wednesday, March 24 12:00pm Zoom, register to receive link

Build an Info-Business that Rings the Cash Register While You Sleep For the Expert-in-the-Making New to the world of information marketing as a business?  Think podcasts, e-books, paid newsletters, workshops, published books, and more! Registration is required below. The Start Something: Side Hustle Series offers a variety of panels and…

Build an Info-Business that Rings the Cash Register While You Sleep For the Expert-in-the-Making New to the world of information marketing as a business?  Think podcasts, e-books, paid newsletters, workshops, published books, and more! Registration is required below. The Start Something: Side Hustle Series offers a variety of panels and…

Build an Info-Business that Rings the Cash Register While You Sleep For the Expert-in-the-Making New to the world of information marketing as a business?  Think podcasts, e-books, paid newsletters, workshops, published books, and more! Registration is required below. The Start Something: Side Hustle Series offers a variety of panels and…

Entrepreneur Club Wednesday, March 24 7:00pm Virtual

The primary purposes and goals of the Entrepreneur Club are to encourage, inform, and educate students participating in entrepreneurship, to foster friendships among students who share similar interests, to instill passion about building sustainable ventures, and to provide members with a learning & support platform to minimize risk and to…

The primary purposes and goals of the Entrepreneur Club are to encourage, inform, and educate students participating in entrepreneurship, to foster friendships among students who share similar interests, to instill passion about building sustainable ventures, and to provide members with a learning & support platform to minimize risk and to…

The primary purposes and goals of the Entrepreneur Club are to encourage, inform, and educate students participating in entrepreneurship, to foster friendships among students who share similar interests, to instill passion about building sustainable ventures, and to provide members with a learning & support platform to minimize risk and to…

How to Sell on Etsy and Get Noticed Wednesday, March 31 12:00pm Zoom, register to receive link

How to Sell on Etsy and Get Noticed For the Artists, Crafters, and Makers Already established your craft?  This is your guide to selling on Etsy and what to consider once you get your first sale! Registration is required below. The Start Something: Side Hustle Series offers a variety of…

How to Sell on Etsy and Get Noticed For the Artists, Crafters, and Makers Already established your craft?  This is your guide to selling on Etsy and what to consider once you get your first sale! Registration is required below. The Start Something: Side Hustle Series offers a variety of…

How to Sell on Etsy and Get Noticed For the Artists, Crafters, and Makers Already established your craft?  This is your guide to selling on Etsy and what to consider once you get your first sale! Registration is required below. The Start Something: Side Hustle Series offers a variety of…

Reselling: From Thrift Store Flipping to Drop Shipping Wednesday, April 7 12:00pm Zoom, register to receive link

Reselling: From Thrift Store Flipping to Drop Shipping For the Savvy Shoppers and Trend Setters It’s all about finding the treasures and taking it to the marketplace!  Discover the niche worlds of collectibles, fashion labels, and turning someone’s junk into treasure. Registration is required below. The Start Something: Side Hustle…

Reselling: From Thrift Store Flipping to Drop Shipping For the Savvy Shoppers and Trend Setters It’s all about finding the treasures and taking it to the marketplace!  Discover the niche worlds of collectibles, fashion labels, and turning someone’s junk into treasure. Registration is required below. The Start Something: Side Hustle…

Reselling: From Thrift Store Flipping to Drop Shipping For the Savvy Shoppers and Trend Setters It’s all about finding the treasures and taking it to the marketplace!  Discover the niche worlds of collectibles, fashion labels, and turning someone’s junk into treasure. Registration is required below. The Start Something: Side Hustle…

Entrepreneur Club Wednesday, April 7 7:00pm Virtual

The primary purposes and goals of the Entrepreneur Club are to encourage, inform, and educate students participating in entrepreneurship, to foster friendships among students who share similar interests, to instill passion about building sustainable ventures, and to provide members with a learning & support platform to minimize risk and to…

The primary purposes and goals of the Entrepreneur Club are to encourage, inform, and educate students participating in entrepreneurship, to foster friendships among students who share similar interests, to instill passion about building sustainable ventures, and to provide members with a learning & support platform to minimize risk and to…

The primary purposes and goals of the Entrepreneur Club are to encourage, inform, and educate students participating in entrepreneurship, to foster friendships among students who share similar interests, to instill passion about building sustainable ventures, and to provide members with a learning & support platform to minimize risk and to…

It’s Complicated: Technical Freelance and Consulting 101 Wednesday, April 14 12:00pm Zoom, register to receive link

It’s Complicated: Technical Freelance and Consulting 101 For the Engineers and Midnight Coders Learn how to talk tech and talk human in the technical consulting world (yes, there’s a lot of opportunities)! Registration is required below. The Start Something: Side Hustle Series offers a variety of panels and workshops designed…

It’s Complicated: Technical Freelance and Consulting 101 For the Engineers and Midnight Coders Learn how to talk tech and talk human in the technical consulting world (yes, there’s a lot of opportunities)! Registration is required below. The Start Something: Side Hustle Series offers a variety of panels and workshops designed…

It’s Complicated: Technical Freelance and Consulting 101 For the Engineers and Midnight Coders Learn how to talk tech and talk human in the technical consulting world (yes, there’s a lot of opportunities)! Registration is required below. The Start Something: Side Hustle Series offers a variety of panels and workshops designed…

Ivy MBA Mind to Market Case Challenge Friday, April 16 - Saturday, April 17 April 16-17, 2021 Virtual

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…

Real Estate Investing: What You Need To Know Now Wednesday, April 21 12:00pm Zoom, register to receive link

Real Estate Investing: What You Need To Know Now For the Fixer Uppers and Strategic Investors You know HGTV, now learn how to take the leap when it comes to real estate rentals, investment, and house flipping. Registration is required below. The Start Something: Side Hustle Series offers a variety…

Real Estate Investing: What You Need To Know Now For the Fixer Uppers and Strategic Investors You know HGTV, now learn how to take the leap when it comes to real estate rentals, investment, and house flipping. Registration is required below. The Start Something: Side Hustle Series offers a variety…

Real Estate Investing: What You Need To Know Now For the Fixer Uppers and Strategic Investors You know HGTV, now learn how to take the leap when it comes to real estate rentals, investment, and house flipping. Registration is required below. The Start Something: Side Hustle Series offers a variety…

Entrepreneur Club Wednesday, April 21 7:00pm Virtual

The primary purposes and goals of the Entrepreneur Club are to encourage, inform, and educate students participating in entrepreneurship, to foster friendships among students who share similar interests, to instill passion about building sustainable ventures, and to provide members with a learning & support platform to minimize risk and to…

The primary purposes and goals of the Entrepreneur Club are to encourage, inform, and educate students participating in entrepreneurship, to foster friendships among students who share similar interests, to instill passion about building sustainable ventures, and to provide members with a learning & support platform to minimize risk and to…

The primary purposes and goals of the Entrepreneur Club are to encourage, inform, and educate students participating in entrepreneurship, to foster friendships among students who share similar interests, to instill passion about building sustainable ventures, and to provide members with a learning & support platform to minimize risk and to…

Pappajohn Student Entrepreneurial Venture Competition Wednesday, April 28 8:00am

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…

Smart Start Workshop Saturday, May 1 9:00am TBD

SMART START WORKSHOP Saturday, May 1, 2021 Location: Ames Chamber of Commerce Limited capacity at 40 participants 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. …

SMART START WORKSHOP Saturday, May 1, 2021 Location: Ames Chamber of Commerce Limited capacity at 40 participants 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. …

SMART START WORKSHOP Saturday, May 1, 2021 Location: Ames Chamber of Commerce Limited capacity at 40 participants 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. …