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How do I get involved?

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Start Something CALS develops the entrepreneurial capacity of College of Agriculture and Life Sciences students. There are many ways to engage, whether you want to develop your creativity, explore a business idea, launch a startup, learn new skills or connect with successful intrapreneurs and entrepreneurs.

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How can businesses engage?

business owner showing students new technologyAre you a new startup or an entrepreneurial business looking to grow? We encourage you to engage with Start Something CALS to strengthen your business while supporting entrepreneurial and innovative students.

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Wall of Fame

Many Iowa State University students and alumni have created businesses after engaging with Start Something CALS during their time on campus. We celebrate these founders, their businesses, and successes.

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Contact Us

Please reach out to our staff or stop by 0030 Curtiss Hall if you have questions or are interested in learning more about Start Something CALS programs and opportunities.

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Part of Something Bigger

Iowa State's Start Something Network is just one of the many ways you as a student can be part of Innovate at Iowa State — an inclusive culture that fuels curiosity and nurtures creative sparks.