BABL AI Secures First Place at University of Iowa Innovation Challenge Awards

Written by Jeremy Werner

Jeremy is an experienced journalists, skilled communicator, and constant learner with a passion for storytelling and a track record of crafting compelling narratives. He has a diverse background in broadcast journalism, AI, public relations, data science, and social media management.
Posted on 04/24/2024
In Press

BABL AI, a leading company dedicated to ensuring AI systems comply with regulatory standards, celebrates a significant achievement as its founder, Dr. Shea Brown, clinches first place and a $25,000 cash prize at the University of Iowa John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (Iowa JPEC) Innovation Challenge Awards.


The prestigious award ceremony took place on April 18 at the Black Box Theater in the Iowa Memorial Union in Iowa City, showcasing the innovative spirit and entrepreneurial prowess of individuals and businesses in the region.


Iowa JPEC serves as a vital catalyst for entrepreneurial education and outreach at the University of Iowa, providing invaluable support to students, faculty, staff, and community members in their endeavors to launch and grow successful ventures.


This year’s Innovation Challenge Awards saw a total of $135,000 distributed across three divisions to fuel innovation and foster growth within the entrepreneurial ecosystem. BABL AI emerged triumphant in the faculty/staff/graduate student/incubator startup division, securing the coveted first-place position.


A total of 29 startups were recognized for their ingenuity and received cash prizes at the Spring Innovation Challenge. Winners across the faculty/staff/graduate student/incubator startup division, undergraduate division, and alumni division collectively shared $135,000 in funding.


For inquiries about BABL AI’s audit services or its Audit courses, please do not hesitate to contact one of BABL AI’s expert auditors here.


About BABL AI:


Since 2018, BABL AI has been auditing and certifying AI systems, consulting on responsible AI best practices and offering online education on related topics. BABL AI’s overall mission is to ensure that all algorithms are developed, deployed, and governed in ways that prioritize human flourishing.

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Keep up with the latest on BABL AI, AI Auditing and
AI Governance News by subscribing to our news letter