Daryl and Audrey Erdman Prize for Entrepreneurship
Daryl Erdman, author of “Scar Tissue Lessons from the World of Entrepreneurship," is nationally recognized for his leadership and service in the entrepreneurial field. Erdman is founder, chairman, and CEO of Strategic Growth Resources Inc.; senior director of AAVIN Venture Capital, a venture capital firm headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa; and past director of the Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of St.Thomas and the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center at the University of Iowa. He also serves as an adviser to many start-up companies, some of which are owned and operated by former students.
The Daryl and Audrey Erdman Prize honors Luther students who create, develop, and manage a successful entrepreneurial enterprise. The competition is open to all full-time Luther students regardless of major.
- 2011-2012 Erdman Prize Application (75 KB PDF Document)2011-2012 Erdman Prize Application