Software Is Eating VC

Software is eating the world, as Marc Andreesen so eloquently put it. It is certainly a great time to be a software venture investor, given the late-stage valuations we are seeing and the inefficiencies in archaic industries being eroded daily […]

Inside Perspective of Creighton’s 3 Day Startup

3 Day Startup is an entrepreneurship education program designed for university students with an emphasis on learning by doing. The idea is simple: start tech companies over the course of three days. 3DS can be thought of as a lab […]

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 […]

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. […]