The 2022 John Pappajohn Iowa Entrepreneurial Venture Competition is co-hosted by the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Centers and the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA)
18 Apr 2022
Purpose of the competition:
- To encourage and promote entrepreneurial activity
- Create greater awareness of resources available to entrepreneurs in Iowa
The top teams will be awarded:
- First place: $40,000
- Second place: $25,000
- Third place: $15,000
- Other prizes – totaling $20,000
- Business plan must relate to an idea for a business in operation for four years or less, or a business that is not yet cash-flow positive.
- Principal business operations must be located in Iowa
- This competition is open to businesses including, but not limited to, technology, biotechnology, green technologies, medical, advanced manufacturing, agriculture, engineering, and education industries.
- The deadline for first-round submissions is May 16, second-round submissions for select applicants is July 18, final pitch competition is August 26, with final awards announced on September 15, 2022 luncheon.
To see more details and the competition timeline go to: https://pappajohnentrepreneurialventurecompetition.com
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