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John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Centers 25th Anniversary Celebration Thursday, September 23 5:00pm Marriott Downtown Des Moines - 700 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309

Celebrating 25 years of the five John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Centers in Iowa thanks to the vision and generous contributions by John and Mary Pappajohn.  The 25th Anniversary Celebration of the establishment of the five John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Centers in Iowa will honor John and Mary Pappajohn. This is an invitation-only…

Celebrating 25 years of the five John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Centers in Iowa thanks to the vision and generous contributions by John and Mary Pappajohn.  The 25th Anniversary Celebration of the establishment of the five John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Centers in Iowa will honor John and Mary Pappajohn. This is an invitation-only…

Celebrating 25 years of the five John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Centers in Iowa thanks to the vision and generous contributions by John and Mary Pappajohn.  The 25th Anniversary Celebration of the establishment of the five John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Centers in Iowa will honor John and Mary Pappajohn. This is an invitation-only…

Heartland Challenge Technology, Commercialization and Entrepreneurship Summit Tuesday, September 28 - Wednesday, September 29 11:00am Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center, 101 E. Locust, Des Moines, IA 50309

Welcome to the Heartland: where technology innovations are commercialized and entrepreneurs flourish!         The Heartland Challenge Technology, Commercialization & Entrepreneurship Summit brings together faculty, graduate students, technology transfer and entrepreneurship program staff, and entrepreneurs to share best practices, report on the Kauffman Challenge grant projects, and connect…

Welcome to the Heartland: where technology innovations are commercialized and entrepreneurs flourish!         The Heartland Challenge Technology, Commercialization & Entrepreneurship Summit brings together faculty, graduate students, technology transfer and entrepreneurship program staff, and entrepreneurs to share best practices, report on the Kauffman Challenge grant projects, and connect…

Welcome to the Heartland: where technology innovations are commercialized and entrepreneurs flourish!         The Heartland Challenge Technology, Commercialization & Entrepreneurship Summit brings together faculty, graduate students, technology transfer and entrepreneurship program staff, and entrepreneurs to share best practices, report on the Kauffman Challenge grant projects, and connect…

Fall Startup Pitch Competition Thursday, September 30 3:00pm Student Innovation Center

The Startup Pitch Event is hosted every fall by the Iowa State Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship. Students have the chance to pitch their business concept or idea in a 90-second elevator pitch to a panel of judges. 1st Place Winner – Represent Iowa State University at the CEO Virtual Global…

The Startup Pitch Event is hosted every fall by the Iowa State Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship. Students have the chance to pitch their business concept or idea in a 90-second elevator pitch to a panel of judges. 1st Place Winner – Represent Iowa State University at the CEO Virtual Global…

The Startup Pitch Event is hosted every fall by the Iowa State Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship. Students have the chance to pitch their business concept or idea in a 90-second elevator pitch to a panel of judges. 1st Place Winner – Represent Iowa State University at the CEO Virtual Global…

Smart Start Workshop Saturday, October 9 9:00am TBD

SMART START WORKSHOP Saturday, October 9, 2021 Location: TBD 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.  You will learn…

SMART START WORKSHOP Saturday, October 9, 2021 Location: TBD 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.  You will learn…

SMART START WORKSHOP Saturday, October 9, 2021 Location: TBD 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.  You will learn…

Women Entrepreneurship Week Monday, October 18 - Friday, October 22

Iowa State University joins more than 150 universities and colleges in celebration of Women Entrepreneurship Week from October 18-22, 2021. Join us across campus for a week of collaboration events featuring women entrepreneurs, and read the stories of why women create. Institutions on six continents have joined the WEW movement,…

Iowa State University joins more than 150 universities and colleges in celebration of Women Entrepreneurship Week from October 18-22, 2021. Join us across campus for a week of collaboration events featuring women entrepreneurs, and read the stories of why women create. Institutions on six continents have joined the WEW movement,…

Iowa State University joins more than 150 universities and colleges in celebration of Women Entrepreneurship Week from October 18-22, 2021. Join us across campus for a week of collaboration events featuring women entrepreneurs, and read the stories of why women create. Institutions on six continents have joined the WEW movement,…

Women Who Create Conference Thursday, October 21

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 Iowa State University, hosted by the ISU Pappajohn Center…

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 Iowa State University, hosted by the ISU Pappajohn Center…

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 Iowa State University, hosted by the ISU Pappajohn Center…

SheTalks Thursday, October 21

We invite the public to attend the SheTalks cocktail event supporting women + entrepreneurs. Following the Women Who Create Conference, a community cocktail reception will kick-off showcasing six SheTalks presentations. What’s a SheTalk? Taken from the Japanese-inspired PechaKucha, it is a presentation style where each presenter shows 20 slides, each…

We invite the public to attend the SheTalks cocktail event supporting women + entrepreneurs. Following the Women Who Create Conference, a community cocktail reception will kick-off showcasing six SheTalks presentations. What’s a SheTalk? Taken from the Japanese-inspired PechaKucha, it is a presentation style where each presenter shows 20 slides, each…

We invite the public to attend the SheTalks cocktail event supporting women + entrepreneurs. Following the Women Who Create Conference, a community cocktail reception will kick-off showcasing six SheTalks presentations. What’s a SheTalk? Taken from the Japanese-inspired PechaKucha, it is a presentation style where each presenter shows 20 slides, each…