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Broadening Participation in Startups: Funding + Support Resources for Innovators

May 1 @ 10:15 am - 11:45 am CDT

NUtech Ventures

The third in a series of events on “Inclusive Innovation”, hosted by NUtech Ventures

This series of events aims to raise awareness of individuals and organizations who are conducting best practices in various aspects of inclusive innovation. Each event will focus on different aspects of Inclusive Innovation, covering a range of topics: intellectual property and law, technology transfer, STEM education, startup/small business support, the tech landscape in Nebraska, and VC funding.

Do you have an idea you think could become a business? Are you interested in learning more about how to fund and scale your startup?

Join us for a lively discussion about the many resources available for both campus and community entrepreneurs who want to bring their innovations to life.

We’ll welcome a range of panelists who will share their best practices in broadening participation in the startup world. Furthermore, these experts will share opportunities for you to get involved with their organizations in order to take advantage of support resources available right here in Lincoln, NE!

Find out more about our speakers and their organizations:

-Kathy Andersen, LPED

-Kelsey Van Patten, Weibling Entrepreneurship Clinic at the Nebraska College of Law

-Jessi Korinek, CEO, Nave Analytics

This discussion will be moderated by Joy Eakin, Entrepreneurship Program Manager at NUtech Ventures.


  • Date – Wednesday, May 1st, 2024
  • Time – 10:15-11:45AM
  • Location – Nebraska East Campus Union, Great Plains Room A
  • Audience – This event is open to both UNL and community innovators or anyone curious about broadening participation in the startup process!

Light refreshments will be served

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