Tippie College of Business
Venture School is a six-week entrepreneurial boot camp that helps would-be Quad Cities entrepreneurs figure out if there’s a market for their business idea and, if so, how to get it off the ground. Venture School is a statewide resource of the UI’s John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (JPEC).
The Noddle, a device invented by UI-spinout company Voxello, is a technology that helps patients communicate with their health care providers, even though they are unable to speak.
UI alumna Ann Drake is one of the few women to lead a transportation and logistics firm and told an audience at the 2017 Tippie Women’s Summit that “we’re still not equal everywhere.”
Siblings Empowered, a business co-founded at UI by student Caleigh Bemont, uses online platforms to provide emotional support to children of siblings who are in traumatic life situations.