Start Something Workshop Series

Start Something Series: Entrepreneur’s Toolkit

A series of panels and workshops designed for the budding entrepreneur. Learn from local professionals and entrepreneurs who have been in your shoes before and find out how to get started, build a top-of-the-line team, get a trademark, and so much more! Drowning in your to-do list? We’ll cover time management, too.

Join the Start Something Series: Entrepreneur’s Toolkit to kickstart your entrepreneurial endeavor. Registration is required below!


I Have An Idea, Now What?

March 23 // 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm // Zoom

Great! You’ve got an idea. It’s time to move on to customer discovery, idea validation, and market research. Don’t worry. We’ve got the tools to help you get started.


I Need Help: Building An A-Team

March 30 // 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm // Zoom

Need someone who has your back? Or five? Let’s chat about outsourcing work, building co-founder agreements, and managing human resources.


Get ‘Er Done: Prioritization & Time Management

April 6 // 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm // Zoom

There are enough hours in the day. Let’s figure out how to leverage them.


Make It Legit: Naming to Trademarking

April 13 // 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm // Zoom

It’s really happening! Time to make it official. Learn more about registering your business, copyrights and trademarks, and business licenses.


Ka-ching: Pricing, Sales, & Where to Sell

April 20 // 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm // Zoom

*cash register rings* That’s what you’ll hear when you learn how to price your products/services and start making sales!


What I Wish I Knew Before I Started My Business

April 27 // 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm // Zoom

Not their first rodeo. Hear from a panel of entrepreneurs on what they wish they knew before starting their businesses!

About the Start Something Series

The Start Something Series is designed to inspire and teach the skillsets needed to start something (yes, this can lead to many pathways). Discover your passion and purpose to build something, whether it be a scalable business, a company of one, or a passionate side hustle. This series is hosted by the ISU Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship every spring. View past videos below.

Video Library of Previous Webinars