Entrepreneur Club

Entrepreneur Club at Iowa State

The Entrepreneur Club at Iowa State is a group of like-minded individuals who meet bi-weekly on Wednesdays in Student Innovation Center Room 3231. The Entrepreneur Club hosts speakers, workshops, and networking events. We are open to any student of any major. Hope to see you at a meeting! Contact the club President Caleb Thompson (calebt1@iastate.edu) with any questions you may have.

Members of the Club:

  • Network with business people.
  • Learn about being an entrepreneur.
  • Attend meetings to hear from real entrepreneurs. Each semester the entrepreneurs will range from students to experienced professionals.
  • Connect to speakers and business consultants.
  • Attend programs and events.
  • Attend Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization Annual Conference October 28 – 30 in Chicago.

Schedule

All meetings for the fall semester will be in Student Innovation Center, Room 3231 at 7:00 p.m.

August 31 Student Innovation Center, Room 3231 @ 7:00 p.m.
September 14 Student Innovation Center, Room 3231 @ 7:00 p.m.
September 28 Student Innovation Center, Room 3231 @ 7:00 p.m.
October 12 Student Innovation Center, Room 3231 @ 7:00 p.m.
October 26 Student Innovation Center, Room 3231 @ 7:00 p.m.
October 27-30 CEO Conference in Chicago
November 9 Student Innovation Center, Room 3231 @ 7:00 p.m.
November 30 Student Innovation Center, Room 3231 @ 7:00 p.m.
December 14 Student Innovation Center, Room 3231 @ 7:00 p.m.

Officers

President
Caleb Thompson
calebt1@iastate.edu 
Vice President
Jackson LeRoy
jtleroy@iastate.edu
Treasurer
Andrew Nguyen
axnguyen@iastate.edu
Director of Events
Carver Bartz
cjbartz@iastate.edu
Director of Marketing
TBD
Director of Content
TBD
CEO Conference Chair
TBD
Adviser
Judi Eyles
eyles@iastate.edu

 


CEO (Collegiate Entrepreneur Organization)

CEO has over 800 college students, faculty, and young entrepreneurs from around the world attend the 2 ½ day CEO National Conference to network, learn, and be inspired to pursue their entrepreneurial passions. Over 80 outstanding entrepreneurs and business leaders will share their ideas and expertise as to how they launched their businesses, the lessons they’ve learned, and where they are today.

Past student attendees said…

“The conference was a great way for me to make friends from across the country.”
“I was inspired by the keynotes and breakout sessions, there is so much knowledge and experience at this conference, and everyone wants to help me succeed in my business!”

Past speakers have included the founders of:

Starbucks, Redbox, Chuck E Cheese, Jimmy Johns, The Keurig Company, As Seen On TV, Inc.

Southwest Airlines and Shark Tank judge, Kevin Harrington

2022 CEO CONFERENCE: October 28 – 30, Chicago

The Collegiate Entrepreneurs Association (CEO) annual Global Conference will be hosted in Chicago, Illinois, Florida, October 28th-30th. The conference is a great way to network with like-minded individuals from across the country. Each year there are networking, breakout sessions, and speakers aimed at helping young entrepreneurs start and grow their businesses. Past year’s keynotes include the founders of Starbucks, GrubHub, and The Penny Hoarder.

Please note that individuals will need to fundraise in order to attend the conference and that a deposit of $100 will be required before traveling. All travel and accommodations will be arranged through the university.