Iowa's Great Idea Challenge - UNI

posted in Economic Development on March 20, 2017

Do you have an original business idea, but you're not sure where to start?

Iowa's Great Idea Challenge is a contest designed for early stage innovation. Apply by March 31st, 2017 for your chance to win up to $1,000!

Dear Innovators of Iowa, 

Have you heard the news about Iowa's Great Idea Challenge? Iowa's Great Idea Challenge is a pre-revenue, pre-investment business idea and product idea contest for Iowans. 

Every applicant will have access to market research, industry experts, pitch mentoring, and a chance to win $1,000!

Participants not only receive expert feedback about their business innovations or product ideas but also have access to market research information and the opportunity to make valuable business connections to help shape their direction as they move forward.

Finalists in each of our five industry categories will be selected to give an in-person pitch presentation before a panel of judges on May 4-5, at EntreFEST in Iowa City. 

To enter your idea visit our website igic.uni.edu, then click on "Apply." Submit your business idea or idea for a new product today because the entry period ends soon! The deadline to apply for Iowa's Great Idea Challenge is March 31st. 

Thank you!

For more information about the Center for Business Growth and Innovation and this contest, please contact Patrick Luensmann, Senior Program Manager at the Center for Business Growth and Innovation, at (319) 273-4335, or email patrick.luensmann@uni.edu

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