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Q&A with Student Entrepreneur Network Nirvana

TJ Nissen is only 20 years old and is already the master of his own world...literally. The University of Northern Iowa student’s company, Network Nirvana, has created a library of video games and books based in the massive underwater world he created named Adytum. Currently, he licenses access to this world along with the games and trials within its walls to various libraries in Iowa where he also teaches Minecraft camps and classes, and is starting a class for parents.

Un-Traditional Start-A-Thon Gives Entrepreneurs a Chance to Start a Business

The startathon, a term coined by the tech industry, accelerates the startup process. The term typically invokes images of the tech industry, where white college guys start companies in a 48- 72 hour period, marathon style. The Iowa Black Business Coalition aims to break that stereotype with an event during Global Entrepreneurship week, especially for women and minority-owned businesses.

Grants Through the Iowa Student Internship Program

Are you interested in connecting with young talent with a fresh perspective? The Iowa Student Internship Program is your chance to work with emerging leaders, by providing students with hands-on work experience. It’s also a great opportunity for your company to see their skills and talents in action!

The Nation’s Largest Clean Energy Single-Day Pitch Competition is Now Accepting Applications

6th Annual Clean Energy Trust Challenge will award $1 million to clean energy and cleantech start-ups

Supporting Student Entrepreneurship

When a student has a business idea we meet with the student and figure out how best to guide that student. Our program is completely student driven. They have to be the force behind the idea. If we can help a student start a new business, learn a new skill, or just better themselves, we have succeeded in our mission.

Advice From A Young Entrepreneur

"Even though it can be uncomfortable to put yourself out there, it's often well worth it in the long run."

SBA Initiatives to Inspire New Entrepreneurs

The U.S. Small Business Administration is working on several initiatives to inspire and educate Millennial and minority entrepreneurs.

Youth Entrepreneurship Thriving in Sioux City

When you mix entrepreneurs and young professionals, you get awesomeness! Sioux City has made a commitment to help grow the community from the ground up.

University of Iowa open for business to help businesses in western Iowa

Small businesses form the backbone of Iowa’s economy, which is why we’re excited to have “boots on the ground” in Council Bluffs and Sioux City as part of the University of Iowa’s UI Partners initiative.

Entrepalooza Wrap Up

The fifth annual Entrepalooza, a celebration of entrepreneurship in the Siouxland area, was a great success. Here is a recap of the many events held during the end of February.



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