Entrepreneurship Competition

2016 Entrepreneurship ​Winners​​​

Big Deal Enterprises

From the left: Vada Grantham, Tara Connolly, Dylan Book Owner of BigDeal Car Care & DMACC President Rob Denson.

Kelsi Ziemann Artistry From the left: Vada Grantham, Tara Connolly​, Kelsi Ziemann CEO & Founder of Kelsi Ziemann Artistry & DMACC President Rob Denson​​

DMACC Students and Alumni:

Win $10,000 for Your Business in the DMACC Foundation Entrepreneurship Competition

For decades Des Moines Area Community College has helped thousands of individuals bridge the gap between idea and entrepreneurship. Every day DMACC supports Iowa small business by providing current and future employees with access to the fuel that powers the American dream: education.

Now the college adds to its business-building tradition by offering $10,000 to the winner of the 2017 DMACC Foundation Entrepreneurship Competition.

The competition is open to DMACC students and alumni living in Iowa only [view eligibility rules].  The winner will be announced at the DMACC Small Business Awards on September 14, 2017​.

The $10,000 cash award was made possible by an anonymous gift through the DMACC Foundation.


View more videos on this including how to pitch your idea, and some local entrepreneur stories on our YouTube channel.​