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Pappajohn New Venture Student Business Plan Competition

Sponsored by John Pappajohn and Equity Dynamics, Inc., the Pappajohn New Venture Student Business Plan Competition is intended for college and university students in Iowa who have an interest in starting their own business. This competition runs annually in the spring. Plans are judged based on content and viability of the plan. The competition consists of two parts: Round 1, regional; and Round 2, statewide. In Round 1, the competition awards up to three $500 grants in each region. The successful regional finalists head to the statewide competition for Round 2, where the top three business plans receive $5,000 each.

Information on the 2015 Pappajohn New Venture Student Business Plan Competition will be available in late winter/early spring 2015.

The 2014 Pappajohn New Venture Student Business Plan Competition Drake regional winners are:

  • Self Serve Suites - Megan Armstrong and Alyssa Mougin
  • Mentoring Creations - Sarah Dellea, Theresa Kelly, and Tabetha Williams
  • Drive 'N Pay - Jackson Dodge and Elizabeth Roque   

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