VentureBeat Guest Post: Why Nebraska Startups Should be on Your Radar

In Nebraska, valuations are low, potential revenues are high, and founders are humble to a fault. Entrepreneurs from the region work their tails off to create a business — that’s the Midwest mentality and approach. From my perspective as an entrepreneur and […]

Investing in Women in Tech: A Win for Omaha

Earlier this week, our city’s flagship paper, the Omaha World-Herald, published an editorial that really struck a chord with us. Omaha World-Herald Editorial: Tech offers opportunities for men, women This editorial posed a challenge to the greater Omaha community for […]

Celebrating Straight Shot’s Inaugural Class

On October 3rd, Omaha’s first accelerator, Straight Shot, graduated its inaugural class of startups at Demo Day. All seven companies pitched their businesses to a packed theatre of 400 investors, entrepreneurs, mentors and community members. “We saw inspired founders share […]

Straight Shot Accelerator Announces Inaugural Class

Last month, I wrote about Straight Shot, the E-Commerce and Software-as-a-Service  (SaaS) accelerator based here in Omaha. The excitement from startups for the accelerator was even greater than anticipated, with applications flowing in from across the country and the world. […]

CNBC: Silicon Prairie: A Tight-Knit Startup Scene

“Despite the distance from California’s Silicon Valley and New York’s Silicon Alley, a small startup seen is emerging in Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri and Kansas.  Welcome to Silicon Prairie.”

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