2020 Startup Iowa Awards finalists announced

Clay & Milk is pleased to announce the finalists of the 2020 Startup Iowa Awards.

The Startup Iowa Awards will celebrate the organizations and people keeping the Iowa startup ecosystem thriving. Winners of the awards will be announced on Tuesday, Jan. 26.

The finalists in each category are:

Accelerator of the Year

-BrokerTech Ventures
-CYstarters
-Global Insurance Accelerator
-Iowa AgriTech Accelerator
-Iowa Startup Accelerator

Investor of the Year

-Ag Startup Engine
-Ag Ventures Alliance
-Franklin Codel
-ISA Ventures
-Next Level Ventures

Student Entrepreneur of the Year

-Dillon Burns
-Jaison Marks
-Linda Tong

Non-founder Employee of the Year

-Koral Hull, Pitchly
-Adam Christophersen, Denim Social
-Trevor Hall, Structurely
-Matt McMullen, MākuSafe

Entrepreneurial Support Organization of the Year

-Iowa City Area Development Group
-John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center at The University of Iowa
-ISU Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship
-LWBJ
-NewBoCo

Entrepreneur of the Year

-Austin Mac Nab, VizyPay
-Benjamin Lefever, Certintell
-Dustin Balsley, Performance Livestock Analytics
-Michael Ott, Rantizo

Startup of the Year

-Growers Edge
-MākuSafe
-Rantizo
-Roboflow
-TapOnIt