The University of Iowa

Pappajohn Iowa Entrepreneurial Venture Competition

The Pappajohn Iowa Entrepreneurial Venture Competition is intended to encourage and promote entrepreneurial activity and create greater awareness of the resources available to entrepreneurs in Iowa. New, innovative ventures are encouraged to participate. Businesses can include, but are not limited to: technology, bio-technology, green technologies, medical, advanced manufacturing, agriculture and agri-products, engineering, and education. Applicants will be judged on their understanding of their fit in the market, understanding of how they will execute on the fit they have identified, and balance between individuals on their team. This competition is hosted by the five John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Centers in Iowa, John Pappajohn, and Equity Dynamics.

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