UNI's John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center to co-sponsor 'Venture Capital' conference

September 22, 2004

Katherine Cota-Uyar, program manager, UNI John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center, (319) 273-7350
Vicki Grimes, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-6728

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa-- The fifth annual Iowa Venture Capital and Entrepreneur Conference will take place Tuesday, Oct. 5, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at the Polk County Convention Complex, 501 Grand Ave., in Des Moines. University of Northern Iowa's John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center is co-sponsoring the event that provides free admission and transportation to UNI students.

This is an opportunity for entrepreneurs, companies, investors, economic developers, community leaders and students to network, attend informative workshops, and learn from keynote presentations.

The conference is presented by the Iowa Department of Economic Development, John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Centers, Equity Dynamics, Inc., Small Business Advisory Council, Iowa Capital Investment Corporation, Iowa Capital Investment Board and the Iowa Business Council's Coalition for Innovation and Growth.

For more information or to register, call the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center at

(319) 273-7350 or e-mail katherine.cota@uni.edu.