Meet the InnoVenture Iowa Fellow

InnoVenture Iowa is pleased to announce a new Fellowship Program. This program will run annually during the Spring and Fall semesters. Hi, my name is Micah Walker. I am a recent graduate of Iowa State University, receiving my undergraduate degree in Entrepreneurship and AMD (apparel merchandise and design). Currently I’m finishing my master’s degree in […]

Investment Committee Meeting 2.28.24

InnoVenture Iowa will host its next Investment Committee Meeting via Zoom (virtual) on Wednesday, February 28th 2024 at 6:00am CST. For general participation, a Zoom link is available in the agenda document: Meeting Agenda – 2-28-24 Update 02.29.24 – Meeting minutes are now available here: Meeting Minutes 2-28-24

INVESTMENT COMMITTEE MEETING 2.7.2024

InnoVenture Iowa will host its next Investment Committee Meeting via Zoom (virtual) on Wednesday, February 7th 2024 at 6:00am CST. For general participation, a Zoom link is available in the agenda document: Meeting Agenda – 2-7-24

INVESTMENT COMMITTEE MEETING 12.20.23

InnoVenture Iowa will host it’s last Investment Committee Meeting of 2023 via Zoom (virtual) on Wednesday, December 20th 2023 at 6:30am CST. For general participation, a Zoom link is available in the agenda document: Meeting Agenda – 12-20

State of the Fund

Entrepreneurship is hard. Founders are required to wear many hats, especially in those first precious, foundation-building years – from sales to marketing, recruiting to customer support, product development to cashflow management. For better or worse, these startup leaders rarely have an opportunity to reflect on their own accomplishments, let alone the successes of their growing […]

INVESTMENT COMMITTEE MEETING 11.20.23

InnoVenture Iowa will host it’s last November Investment Committee Meeting via Zoom (virtual) on Monday, November 20th 2023 at 6:00am CST. For general participation, a Zoom link is available in the agenda document: Meeting Agenda – 11-20-23

Finalist: Classroom Clinic

https://vimeo.com/884477621?share=copy What is classroom clinic? Classroom Clinic provides school districts with timely and convenient access to children’s mental health services through the use of telehealth and related technologies. The company does not replace any of a school district’s existing mental health services. Instead, they enhance what individual districts already provide by offering access to specialized, […]

Finalist: ReEnvision Ag

https://vimeo.com/884473390?share=copy What is reenvision ag? ReEnvision Ag is creating a new category of planter for farmers: the Ultra-Low Disturbance Planter. Farmers know that early planting maximizes revenue. The ReEnvision Ag Ultra-Low Disturbance Planter, SeedSpike™ extends the planting window, reduces soil compaction, and returns yield potential to farmers. Farmers care about the land and it is […]

Finalist: Upcycling+

https://vimeo.com/884476786?share=copy What is upcycling+? Upcycling+ is creating the capacity to manufacture diesel fuel from discarded, non-recyclable plastic waste. This technology enables the profitable production of diesel from plastic waste with a smaller estimated greenhouse gas footprint than from petroleum, and offsets the costs that consumers and businesses currently pay to dispose of their solid plastic […]