Iowa Entrepreneurial Venture Competition

2017 Timeline
March 15,
Competition goes Live.
May 29,
Deadline for Initial Application submitted Startup Compete website.
June 16,
Notify all companies if they were chosen to advance to semifinal round to submit full business plans to website. Email participants that are not advancing
August 7,
Deadline for Semi-Final Round to be submitted through Startup Compete website and complete Publicity & Liability Release form.
Aug 25,
Notify all companies if they are one of the 7 to 10 finalists. The finalists companies are contacted on schedule for presentations/interviews with the judges.
September 8,
Final Round: 7-10 Finalists will be videotaped while presenting their Pitch Deck to a panel of judges at ISU.  Notify these companies who are the final three winners but not rankings.
September 21
Video of three companies during Awards Luncheon at Drake.  Attendance is mandatory to receive awards.  In attendance will be the Governor, IEDA Director and John Pappajohn.  All companies that entered competition are able to attend.