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EntreFEST 2017 Speaker Nominations Now Open

EntreFEST is back and nominations for breakout session presenters are now underway!

Venture School Starts Statewide Kickoff

Do you have a bright idea and want to see if you can turn it into a successful business? Venture School may be just what you need!

Iowa Hits New Record for State Business Filings

Iowa entrepreneurs hit a new high in fiscal year 2016 in taking the first steps to launch a new business.

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.

Back to School Basics - 5 Tips for Marketing to College Students

It’s that time of year again. The days are starting to get shorter, the trees are starting to think about changing color, and young adults across the nation are packing their things and gearing up for another year off to college. Many business owners, especially ones not located directly in a college town, have a tendency to write off college students as potential customers.

Resource Partner Feature - John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center

Many entrepreneurs have one thing in common - they want to own their own business. This is exactly how John Pappajohn felt when he graduated from the University of Iowa in 1952. Fast forward through an impressive entrepreneur, business and philanthropic career to 1996 and we arrive at the development of the IASourceLink resource partner being featured today - the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Centers (JPEC).

7 Gifs that Perfectly Describe the Entrepreneur's Emotional Rollercoaster

Life in general sends us on an emotional rollercoaster on a daily basis (on the reg, my attempt at being youthful). But add to that being an entrepreneur and that rollercoaster goes from being a kiddie coaster to a monster ride with twists, turns, corkscrews and loops.



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