Sponsored by John Pappajohn and Equity Dynamics, Inc., the Pappajohn Student Entrepreneurial Venture Competition is intended for Iowa university and college students with an interest in starting their own business. Plans are judged based on a) content of plan and b) viability of business idea. Three (3) seed grants in the amount of $5,000 are awarded to the top three business plans submitted in the competition. In addition, all finalists receive $500 if not chosen for the top awards. Dates and deadlines for the 2023 competition are as follows:
Download a copy of the 2023 Pappajohn Student Entrepreneurial Competition Application to read the full rules and then apply online here.
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Materials to help you prepare and submit with your application:
While you do not need a submit a pitchdeck for the first round, it might be helpful to have one prepared to help focus your executive summary.