Great Idea Challenge offers Iowa entrepreneurs chance at $1,000

Des Moines, Iowa – A contest is underway in Iowa to find a new batch of innovative startup companies. The Center for Business Growth and Innovation at the University of Northern Iowa is behind the Great Idea Challenge. Patrick Luensmann is the Center’s senior program manager.

Winners in five categories will receive $1,000. The new products should be connected to agriculture, health care, manufacturing, financial services or information technology. Luensmann says contest entries can come from entrepreneurs at various stages of company development.

The deadline to enter is March 31st. The entries will be judged by a panel of industry experts and the finalists will pitch their ideas at the EntreFEST conference in Iowa City in May.

To enter or learn more, click here.

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Chris was born and raised in Webster City, IA. As a young kid, he would always be caught singing along to songs on the radio. He says he's good at karaoke but we think otherwise. ;) In his free time, he enjoys beginning new projects at home and hardly ever finishing them. Chris lives in Charles City with his wife Vicki and a daughter Brynlee.