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Iowa Venture School Spring 2023 Cohort

Updated: Jan 20, 2023

Venture School is an innovative training program focused on real-world experimentation, customer discovery, and Lean LaunchPad methodologies. This program uses the official National Science Foundation I-Corps curriculum to help high-potential startups turn their ideas into reality and existing businesses launch new ideas.

This program is great for startups AND for existing businesses that want to launch a new product or service line. You'll test your business idea and get input from coaches and other entrepreneurs. This cohort is completely virtual, so all you need is a laptop, camera, and an internet connection. Cohort participants will have access to all Innovation Lab locations (with superfast WiFi) available to any Venture School student who needs it for each of the seven sessions.

Venture School meets on Tuesday nights, beginning on February 21 from 5:30- 9 PM.

The cost is $299. Thanks to Dupaco Community Credit Union scholarships are available to help support registration costs and monetary awards can be won at the end of the program! To request a scholarship send an email to with the answers to these 6 questions.

  1. Your Name

  2. Company Name

  3. Contact info (email, phone number)

  4. Why do you want to participate in Venture School?

  5. Why do you need a scholarship?

  6. Tell us about your business idea.

Scholarships in the amount of $150 are available. We will respond to scholarship requests within 48 hours.

Ready to sign up? Register here > (choose the Dubuque location)


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