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1 Student entrepreneur wins pitch competition.
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:18, p.04
10/25/2018 Gabe Groothius won a pitch competition using his business, Groothius Solutions which provides services involved in Mock Trial.
2 Business major wins UNI Elevator Pitch Competition, heads to national competiton
Public Relations News Release 2014:73, p.1
10/2/2014 UNI sophomore finance and management double major Cassie Evers won the UNI Elevator Pitch Competition and will test her pitch against 49 college students from across the U.S., October 30 to November 1.
3 Pear Deck wins John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition
Public Relations News Release 2014:54, p.1
9/22/2014 The 2014 John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition came to a close on September 18, with Pear Deck coming in first place. The winners were announced at a luncheon at Drake University in Des Moines.
4 Three finalists chosen for the John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition
Public Relations News Release 2014:22, p.1
8/26/2014 The John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition committee announced today that three finalists will be recognized at a awards luncheon in Des Moines September 18. The three finalists were: Green Start LLC, Iowa Adaptive Technologies, and Pear Deck.
5 Ten finalists selected for John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition
Public Relations News Release 2014:14, p.1
8/13/2014 Ten businesses have been selected as finalists in the 2014 John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition. This year a total of $50,000 will be awarded to the top three submitted business plans.
6 Iowa Business Plan Competition open for submissions
Public Relations News Release 2013:250, p.1
4/10/2014 The John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition is now accepting entries for the 2014 competition. This is the ninth year of the competition. This years first prize winner will receive $25,000.
7 Two UNI businesses named finalists for statewide awards
Public Relations News Release 2013:200, p.200
3/10/2014 Two UNI businesses have been named finalists for the Prometheus Awards presented by the Technology Association of Iowa. Bill Harwood and Mike Whitson's iTracking Research, and Tyler Polk and Zach Hampton's "College Dayz" are finalists for the award.
8 UNI to host panel discussion on food myths
Public Relations News Release 2013:199, p.1
3/10/2014 UNI's Reaching for Higher Ground committee will present the panel discussion "Paper or Plastic & Other Food Myths". The panel will discuss food myths as well as how to be more sustainable. The event is free and open to the public.
9 'College Dayz' spreads humor across campus
Gibbs--Hannah Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:11, p.4
10/4/2013 Seniors Tyler Polk and Zack Hampton are sharing their humor through their original online comic, "College Dayz." They came up with the comic during their freshman year.
10 UNI student heads to national elevator pitch competition
Public Relations News Release 2013:78, p.1
10/2/2013 Aaron Baughman won the UNI Elevator Pitch Competition and will be going to compete in the National Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization Conference Elevator Pitch Competition. Runner-ups were Michael Caraway and Conner Dorrance.
11 Ames-based r-pipe wins John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition
Public Relations News Release 2013:72, p.1
9/30/2013 The John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competitiion has announced their three winners: R-pipe, Machine Pharmaceuticals Inc., and ScoutPro Inc. The Iowa Business Plan Competitions encourages entrepreneurship across the state.
12 Seven finalists selected for John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition
Public Relations News Release 2013:23, p.1
8/21/2013 Seven businesses have been selected as finalists in the 2013 John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition. Each business will be interviewing with a panel of judges. The winner of the competition will receive $25,000.
13 Competitors selected for John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition
Public Relations News Release 2012:304, p.1
5/23/2013 Sixteen businesses will compete in the 2013 John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition for the chance to win $25,500. First place will receive $25,000, $15,000 for second and 10,000 for third. Honorable mention of $1,000 will be awarded.
14 Swing and a hit; UNI grad, former NY Yankees shortstop and all-around baseball advocate
Northern Iowa Today 95:3, p.6
5/1/2013 Profile of Tyson Hanish, who developed a model for staying involved in baseball at the Business Incubator; photo.
15 UNI exceeds $150 million campaign goal
Public Relations News Release 2012:263, p.1
4/9/2013 UNI raised over $150 million for the Imagine the Impact campaign. This campaign was to raise funds for scholarships, faculty support and academic programs.
16 Iowa Business Plan Competition open for submissions: New and start-up businesses can enter to win up to $25,000
Public Relations News Release 2012:243, p.1
3/20/2013 The John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan competition is accepting applicants for the 2013 competition. This competition is design to stimulate business development and provide support. This year $50,000 will be awarded to deserving business plans.
17 Pappajohn launches annual Iowa Business Plan Competition: New and start-up businesses can enter to win up to $25,000
Public Relations News Release 2012:186, p.1
2/1/2013 John Pappajohn has launched of the 2013 John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition. This is the eighth-annual competition sponsored by Pappajohn. There will be a total of $50,000 awarded to the top three places in the competition.
18 UNI entrepreneurial students get big boost from local foundation; UNI student business incubator named in honor of R. J. McElroy
Northern Iowa Today 95:1, p.8
1/1/2013 Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center received $300,000 grant from McElroy Trust; student business incubator named for R. J. McElroy.
19 Community need spurs new business growth
Northern Iowa Today 94:4, p.7
12/1/2012 Carlos Arguello starts Spanish language newspaper and translation service; photo.
20 UNI's Innovation Incubator inspires ideas, jobs for Iowa
Northern Iowa Today 94:4, p.5
12/1/2012 Innovation Incubator provides offices and business resources to start-up businesses; many students take advantage of this service; photo.
21 UNI to host 'Reaching for Higher Ground: The Search for an American Dream'
Public Relations News Release 2012:88, p.1
10/3/2012 Series to examine the American Dream and how to pursue it. Events will involve conversation about social justice, education, and economics. Series will include panel discussion, screenings, and exhibits.
22 UNI to host 'Reaching for Higher Ground: The Search for an American Dream'
Public Relations News Release 2012:87, p.1
10/2/2012 There will be several different events held as part of the Reaching for Higher Ground series on "The American Dream". These events include guest speakers, artwork, and discussion about the what the American Dream is.
23 Iowa Powder Atomization Technologies wins John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition
Public Relations News Release 2012:82, p.1
9/28/2012 Iowa Powder Atomization Technologies (IPAT) received first place in John Pappajohn competition. Data2Bio came in second followed by FxRedux Solutions LLC in third.
24 UNI students to compete in 'Elevator Pitch' competition
Public Relations News Release 2012:62, p.1
9/17/2012 "Elevator Pitch" competition will be held at UNI. Participants will have 90 seconds to deliver their business idea to judging faculty.
25 UNI students win Okoboji Entrepreneurial Institute simulation
Public Relations News Release 2012:64, p.1
9/17/2012 Emina Halidovic and Summer Kunkle were on the winning teams in Okoboji Entrepreneurial Institute competition. Eight UNI students participated in seminars to receive three hours of academic credit.
26 Top three finalists chosen for the John Pappajohn Iowa business plan competition
Public Relations News Release 2012:56, p.1
9/12/2012 Competition narrowed to three finalists. First place winner will receive $25,000, $15,000 will be awarded for second place and $10,000 for third place.
27 UNI Student Business Incubator to be named in honor of R. J. McElroy
Public Relations News Release 2012:39, p.1
8/31/2012 UNI will hold a dedication ceremony for the newly created R. J. McElroy Student Business Incubator. The SBI is a learning laboratory designed to inspire and educate students interested in entrepreneurship.
28 Seven finalists selected for 2012 John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition
Public Relations News Release 2012:26, p.1
8/13/2012 Each business plan competitor will interview with a panel of judges. Three firms will be selected from these interviews for recognition in late September.
29 Competitors selected for John Pappajohn Iiowa Business Plan Competition
Public Relations News Release 2011:317, p.1
5/24/2012 Eighteen companies from a field of forty four applicants have been chosen to compete for $50,000 in prizes. A special awards luncheon will be held September 27, to announce the results.
30 UNI Student Wins State Business Plan Competition
Public Relations News Release 2011:300, p.1
4/27/2012 Brian Hoyer's business, Recycle Rite Inc. was selected as one of three first prize winners. He received $5,000. Three other UNI students were regional winners.
31 Iowa Business Plan Competition now open for submissions
Public Relations News Release 2011:204, p.1
3/9/2012 The John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition will now accept applications from businesses that are less than four years old or business ideas that have a cash flow diagram.
32 Pappajohn launches annual Iowa Business Plan Competition
Public Relations News Release 2011:160, p.1
2/2/2012 John Pappajohn announces the start of the 2012 John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition that will aid Iowa students in starting their own business.
33 VSI Aerospace wins John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition
Public Relations News Release 2011:117, p.1
11/16/2011 VSI Aerospace received a $25,000 gift for winning the John Pappajohn Iowa business Plan Competition.
34 John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition winners to be recognized Nov. 16
Public Relations News Release 2011:89, p.1
10/20/2011 A luncheon at Levitt Hall in Old main at Drake University in Des Moines will recognize the winners of the John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition.
35 Students show entrepreneurial skills at elevator pitch competition
Hottle--Olivia Grace (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:11, p.6
10/4/2011 UNI Entrepreneurs sponsored the competition. Students had to prepare a "pitch" concerning a company or product lasting only ninety seconds. Therese Kuster won and will compete in a national competition.
36 Top three finalists selected for John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition
Public Relations News Release 2011:50, p.1
9/20/2011 The top three finalist of the John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition are M&S FlowMatics, Radiology Protocols, VSI Aerospace.
37 Finalist selected for John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition
Public Relations News Release 2011:6, p.1
8/11/2011 The John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition has selected seven businesses that will present to a panel of judges for a spot in the top three.
38 Competitors selected for Iowa Business Plan Competition
Public Relations News Release 2010:362, p.1
5/24/2011 The field of 50 business plans has been cut to 20 that will be presented to judges to determine the winner of the John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition.
39 Iowa Business Plan Competition deadline drawing near
Public Relations News Release 2010:308, p.1
4/21/2011 Students wanting to start a small business must turn in their applications for a chance to win $25,000 from the John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition.
40 Junior Nick Cash continues to grow his business
Kresse--William Joseph (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:47, p.5
4/5/2011 The Book Hatchery, an eBook publishing service, started last October. Thirty books have been published. They are now serving one hundred authors; photo.
41 Iowa Business Plan Competition open to submissions March 1.
Public Relations News Release 2010:227, p.1
2/28/2011 New and start up businesses are eligible to enter the competition for the chance to win up to $25,000. The competition is designed to stimulate business development and provide support for outstanding business plans.
42 UNI Entrepreneurs group teams with Campbell Soup Company to stop hunger.
Public Relations News Release 2010:199, p.1
2/1/2011 The Challenge is a competition sponsored by Campbell Soup Company for Student in Free Enterprise teams in Canada, Mexico and the United States to raise awareness of hunger and provide hunger relief.
43 UNI economics major wins elevator pitch competition
Au Jong--Catherine (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:14, p.4
10/15/2010 Adam O'Leary won the local elevator pitch competition. A ninety second speech is given to get the attention of possible investors and set up a formal meeting with those interested.
44 Three finalists chosen to present for the John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition
Public Relations News Release 2010:54, p.1
9/16/2010 The finalists are Energy Control Technologies Inc., Idx, and LuCella Biosciences Inc. The three winners and the final ranking will be announced at the Oct. 6 Iowa Entrepreneurs Conference and Venture Forum.
45 Student launches own business
Kresse--William Joseph (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:2, p.5
8/31/2010 Nick Cash is a finalist in the National Entrepreneur of 2010 contest. His business, Book Hatchery, is located in the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center; photo.
46 Seven finalists selected for Joh Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition
Public Relations News Release 2010:9, p.1
8/16/2010 The seven businesses continuing in the competition are Cabin Coffee Franchising, Inc.; Energy Control Technologies; Growth Design Energy Mt. Valley LLC; Idx; J & J Solutions; LuCella Biosciences, Inc.; and Pathovacs, Inc.
47 UNI student's start-up put him in Entrepreneur magazine contest finals
Public Relations News Release 2009:512, p.1
7/27/2010 Nick Cash, a junior from Cedar Falls double majoring in computer science and economics, was selected for his business, Book Hatchery. It provides self-publishers the ability to manage and sell their texts as well as maximize their publications' exposure.
48 UNI to hold 'Be Your Own Boss: Youth Entrepreneur Camp' for fifth and sixth graders
Public Relations News Release 2009:480, p.1
6/10/2010 "Students will learn the process of business evaluation and creation which will benefit them now and in the future," said Katherine Cota-Uyar, associate director of the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center.
49 UNI student awarded for small business success
Public Relations News Release 2009:359, p.1
3/26/2010 Adam O'Leary, a junior economics major from Garner, will be awarded the College of Business Administration John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center Student Entrepreneur of the Year award at the CBA's annual spring recognition ceremony on April 22.
50 John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition deadline approaching
Public Relations News Release 2009:321, p.1
3/9/2010 The deadline for the first round of the competition is April 30. Applicants are required to submit business plan information via AngelSoft. A link to the AngelSoft submission page is available at the competition Web site.

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