Author - Jamie Bright

Exterior of Chuckaboo Station

Chuckaboo Station – Unique Business Builds a Following in Rural Nebraska

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Chuckaboo Station Written by Nick Schinker A family-owned small business that has found success by selling coffees, beverages and bakery items as well as handcrafted candles in rural Nebraska is working to expand its offerings and its customer base. Chuckaboo Station, named for a Victorian term of endearment...

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Nebraska Enterprise Fund staff

Nebraska Enterprise Fund – Funding and Training for Small and Micro-Businesses

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Nebraska Enterprise Fund Interview with: Jim Reiff, Executive Director of the Nebraska Enterprise Fund What is the Nebraska Enterprise Fund? The Nebraska Enterprise Fund (NEF) is Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) that supports underserved communities by providing micro and small businesses with access to training, technical assistance, and capital....

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GROW Nebraska Team

GROW Nebraska – eCommerce & Marketing Experts

Photo Credit: Courtesy of GROW Nebraska Interview with: Tiffany Stoiber, Director of Marketing and Business Development at GROW Nebraska What is GROW Nebraska? The GROW Nebraska Foundation seeks to help entrepreneurs with marketing, market access and other assistance in running their businesses. A key way GROW helps is by providing the Buy...

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Paula Abbott in the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center

Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center at Western Nebraska Community College in Sidney

Photo Credit: Courtesy of SourceLink Nebraska Interview with: Paula Abbott, Alliance & Sidney Campuses Executive Director at Western Nebraska Community College What is the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center? The Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center helps entrepreneurs start new businesses in the Cheyenne County area. The I & E Center has four office spaces. There are three...

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RISE Business Academy

RISE Business Academy

Photo Credit: Courtesy of RISE Business Academy Written by Nick Schinker The addition of SourceLink Nebraska to the roster of resources in a program proven successful in reducing recidivism and empowering people with criminal histories to become small business owners will help further Nebraska economic development. SourceLink Nebraska is a statewide platform that connects entrepreneurs...

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The Sisters Grimm

Jamie Bright’s Entrepreneurship Story

Photo Credit: Courtesy of NBDC Written by Nick Schinker Jamie Bright brings her own entrepreneurial spirit and experience to her duties as SourceLink Nebraska Network Navigator. Bright renovated a barn on the edge of the village of Bushnell, Neb., where her parents lived, transforming it into a used book store and coffee shop called “The Sisters...

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