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Developer Meet Up

Intersect Coworking and Incubator - Norfolk 509 West Norfolk Avenue, Norfolk, NE

Calling all developers! Join us on Tuesday, February 27th, at Intersect Coworking and Incubator for our next Dev Meet Up! There will be an engaging workshop-style discussion covering various topics in the tech world. The Dev Meet Up is a great opportunity to network with other developers and industry professionals. You will have the chance […]

Construction Academy (Bilingual) – Grand Island

Hybrid (Virtual & In Person)

If you are looking to renew your skills or learn new skills needed for the construction industry, look no further than our Construction Academy. In this six-week training you will learn industry-specific skills that are beneficial to entrepreneurs, from how to read and understand blueprints to how to make bids to safety requirements for contractors […]

Free

2024 GROW Nebraska Foundation MarkeTech Conference

Younes Conference Center - Kearney 416 Talmadge Street, Kearney, NE, United States

MarkeTech 2024 Theme: Prepare & Create Marketing That Works MarkeTech is more than a conference. It’s cutting-edge training, valuable networking, and a technology showcase. Be inspired, be engaged, and work hands-on with today’s most innovative tools. This year join Troy Sandidge, a nationally recognized speaker from Chicago and expert podcaster along with returning speaker, Maria […]

1 Million Cups – Omaha

The Ashton Building at Millwork Commons - Omaha 1229 Millwork Ave, Omaha, NE, United States

1 Million Cups is a free, weekly community event that connects, educates, and empowers local entrepreneurs within a nationwide movement. Join us every Wednesday morning! Every week, entrepreneurs present business ideas to the local community and learn how those around them can support their business in its growth. Your local 1 Million Cups (1MC) community […]

Free

1 Million Cups – Lincoln

Turbine Flats Project - Lincoln 2124 Y Street, Lincoln, NE, United States

1 Million Cups is a free, weekly community event that connects, educates, and empowers local entrepreneurs within a nationwide movement. Join us every Wednesday morning! Every week, entrepreneurs present business ideas to the local community and learn how those around them can support their business in its growth. Your local 1 Million Cups (1MC) community […]

Free

1 Million Cups – Norfolk

Intersect Coworking & Incubator - Norfolk 509 W Norfolk Ave, Norfolk, NE, United States

1 Million Cups is a free, weekly community event that connects, educates, and empowers local entrepreneurs within a nationwide movement. Join us every Wednesday morning! Every week, entrepreneurs present business ideas to the local community and learn how those around them can support their business in its growth. Your local 1 Million Cups (1MC) community […]

Free

VC Office Hours – Hosted by Nebraska Startup Academy

The Dock at Millwork Commons - Omaha 1229 Millwork Ave, Omaha, NE

Following every 1 Million Cups, stay for VC Office Hours at the long table in the Dock, 9 am – 12 pm. A touchpoint for founders and investors to talk shop with NE Startup Academy for resources, feedback, input, and connections.

Free

Regenerative AG Conference

Concordia University, Janzow Campus Center Cattle Conference Room 800 N. Columbia Ave., Seward, NE

Producers and crop consultants have an opportunity to learn about regenerative agriculture practices, what funding is available, and how to utilize them to be more profitable and sustainable. Several of Nebraska's Natural Resources districts have joined together to provide information on the resources that are available. Things to look forward to: Farmer Panel focused on […]

Banker, Accountant, Insurance, Legal (B.A.I.L) – Open Office Hours

GROW Nebraska Women's Business Center - Omaha 5752 Ames Ave, Omaha, NE

Nebraska’s entrepreneurs can now access a free opportunity for business development guidance from seasoned professionals. Assembling your BAIL Team is an integral component of business expansion. Connect with our team of specialists to obtain valuable business insights and explore the range of available services, all at your convenience. Banker – Business Bankers will be here […]

EEC: Navigating the New and Mandatory Federal Entity Filing Requirement

Virtual

Please join us for an informative webinar about the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) and its implications for your business. As the CTA introduces new filing requirements aimed at enhancing transparency, Nebraska’s small business owners must understand how to comply without disrupting their operations. This presentation will provide an overview of the CTA and provide actionable steps to take. Whether you are […]

Food Safety Seminar

Virtual

Speaker: Josephine Wee, Assistant Professor at Penn State Topic: "Mischievous Molds: The Role of Filamentous Fungi in Food Safety and Quality" The Food Safety Seminar Series is offered monthly, every fall and spring semesters with invited speakers to highlight current research and industry advances in food safety. All seminars are free and open to the […]

B.A.I.L. – Banker, Accountant, Insurance, Legal – Kearney

Younes Conference Center South - Kearney 416 West Talmadge Road, Kearney, NE

Learn why setting up a B.A.I.L. team is crucial to the success of your small business. When initiating your business, it is crucial to incorporate key representation. We propose establishing a B.A.I.L team, consisting of a banker, accountant, insurance expert, and legal advisor. Our expert panel, comprising professionals from the banking, accounting, insurance, and legal […]

Power Players: Entrepreneur Meet-Up & Networking

Vis Major Brewing Company 3501 Center Street, Omaha, NE

If you're an entrepreneur looking to grow your business and network with other like-minded individuals, Power Players is for you. Power Players by Embolden is a grow with intention setting where you can connect with other entrepreneurs and build impactful relationships.

Free

Open Coffee at Crescent Moon

Crescent Moon Haymarket - Lincoln - 140 North 8th Street 140 N 8th Street, Lincoln, NE

Join the startup community in Lincoln, Nebraska every Thursday from 8-9:30 am CT @ Crescent Moon. This casual get-together every Thursday morning is an opportunity to share coffee, stories, insights, questions, and connections with fellow entrepreneurs, developers, designers, investors, and folks interested in building a better startup community. Come for a cup of coffee and […]

Free

Focus Suites Perk Up Thursday – SCC Entrepreneurship Center

Focus Suites - SCC Entrepreneurship Center – Lincoln 301 South 68th Street Place, Lincoln, NE

Join us on Thursdays at 10 a.m. for relaxed networking and our Spotlight Speaker who shares real stories about their experiences and entrepreneurial journey. These stories include why an entrepreneur got started, what they learned along the way, and what keeps them perked up and passionate about what they do! Attend in-person or Zoom with Focus Suites Perk Up Thursday coffee events to […]

Free

Build Your Marketing Blueprint

RVR Education Center RVR Education Center, 1005 E 23rd Street, Fremont, NE

The workshop covers topics such as branding, social media marketing, email marketing, and search engine optimization. Attendees will learn how to create a marketing plan, measure their marketing efforts and adjust their strategies to achieve their desired results. Presenter: Dr. Nick Schreck - Midland University

Government Contracting Lunch & Learn

Arrive Coworking - Lincoln 3400 Plantation Drive, Lincoln, NE, United States

April Hibbler, a business development specialist with the SBA Nebraska district office, and Quentin Farley, an Apex Accelerator consultant, will provide comprehensive insights into SBA government contracting certification and offer valuable information on general government contracting resources. This event is FREE to the public. Please register, so we know to expect you!

Construction Academy (Bilingual) – Grand Island

Hybrid (Virtual & In Person)

If you are looking to renew your skills or learn new skills needed for the construction industry, look no further than our Construction Academy. In this six-week training you will learn industry-specific skills that are beneficial to entrepreneurs, from how to read and understand blueprints to how to make bids to safety requirements for contractors […]

Free

Idea Generation | Research | Validation – The Lily Pad Collective

Dry Spokes - Omaha 1901 Leavenworth Street, Omaha, NE

It all begins with an idea. Maybe you want to launch a business. Maybe you want to turn a hobby into something more. Maybe you already have a business that you what to continue to grow or start offering a new service. Whatever it may be, let’s start from the beginning. This meeting will build […]

An Evening With Tabatha Rosproy: Nurturing Positive Adult-Child Interactions When Behaviors Challenge Us

UNO Thompson Alumni Center - Omaha 6705 Dodge Street, Omaha, NE - Nebraska

Join 2020 National Teacher of the Year Tabatha Rosproy and other early childhood educators for a night of learning, networking, and conversation. The event is free and open to all early childhood educators birth through Grade 3 in Douglas and Sarpy Counties. The event will also be eligible for 90 minutes of training for licensed child care providers. […]

Free

Omaha Empowerment Breakfast

Beacon Hills in Aksarben Village - Omaha 6750 Mercy Road, Omaha, NE

The Omaha Empowerment Breakfast creates an environment for Omaha Metro business professionals and business owners to meet and form partnerships and strategic alliances.  This is done in a non-membership, non-compete, monthly event focused on fun and relationship building.  The Omaha Empowerment Breakfast, with its 20-year tradition, is the best way to expand new and established […]

$22

VC Office Hours (Lincoln)

The Barnyard (basement level of Fuse Co-Working) - 151 N 8th Street - Lincoln 151 N 8th Street, Lincoln, NE

Nebraska Startup Academy and StartupLNK invite you to VC Office Hours (Lincoln). Catch Startup Shop Talk (3:30 pm) and Founders & Friends (4:30 pm) that day as well. All are welcome... founders, investors, or anyone interested in entrepreneurship! The MOVE Venture Capital team will be there along with others in the startup community for networking, […]

Free

How to Manage Startup Valuations || Startup Shop Talk

FUSE Building - 151 N 8th Street - Lincoln 151 N 8th Street, Lincoln, NE

Join us on Friday, March 1st in Lincoln, NE for our next panel discussion on Managing Startup Valuations. We will be hosting a panel of experienced entrepreneurs and experts including Ben Williamson, Tullen Mabbutt and Bart Dillashaw.

Free

Founders & Friends Weekly Happy Hour @ Bierhaus – Lincoln

Bierhaus Maisschaler in the Haymarket - Lincoln 151 North 8th Street, Lincoln, NE, United States

Join us for a weekly social for innovation and startup community folks. Inspired by the German Stammtisch, friends congregate at a regular happy hour to be social. Great place for serendipitous connections. Open a tab under "Founders.” Join the invite list with an email address - email Kathy [email protected]

Free

Free Coworking Days at Elevator Co-Warehousing

Elevator Co-Warehousing + Community - Omaha 1402 Jones Street, Omaha, NE, United States

Mark your calendar for the first Monday of every month – that's your golden ticket to a day filled with good vibes! Swing by, snag a cup of Hardy's coffee, and dive into a space of productivity surrounded by our lively community of go-getters and trailblazers.

Monday Makers Meetup @Turbine Flats

Turbine Flats Project - Lincoln 2124 Y Street, Lincoln, NE, United States

MakeShift is a community space for makers, tinkerers, and D.I.Y-ers of all ages to self-educate, create, and collaborate. Join the weekly meet-up to collaborate with other makers, show off what you've made, and get advice on how to make something better. No sign-up is needed, stop in anytime!

Free

Agritourism Through Farm Stores – Holistic Goal Setting

Hybrid (Virtual & In Person)

Online and farm store locations (to be determined) Are you a military veteran interested in agriculture? Join us as we visit different farm stores through our 11-session series that will rotate between online classroom sessions and on-farm sessions with an online option. In our classroom sessions, participants will visit actual storefronts, online stores, and farm […]

1 Million Mindset – Entrepreneurial Support Group

Better Together Campus 3223 North 45th Street, Omaha, NE

1MM is a monthly urban entrepreneurial support group that meets to foster connection, community, and collaboration among urban entrepreneurs.

2nd Annual Franchise Forum

Nebraska Union Room: Swanson Auditorium 1400 R St, Lincoln, NE

Join us for our second annual Franchise Forum, co-hosted with the University of Louisville Yum! Center for Global Franchise Excellence. This year, we will welcome four respected and esteemed panelists in the franchise community. The event will connect you with others in the franchise community and foster conversations about the impact and future of franchising.

Business Plan: Snap & Boost Program – Cohort #1

GROW Nebraska Women's Business Center - Omaha 5752 Ames Ave, Omaha, NE

Business Plan: Snap & Boost Program is a 7-week program designed to provide insight to both new entrepreneurs as well as those who started a business without fundamental business knowledge. There will be multiple sessions a year with 10-20 participants in each session. Upon completing the session, each cohort will be awarded a grant to […]

Big Idea Kearney

Legacy on the Bricks - Kearney 16 West 21st Street, Kearney, NE

Returning for an exciting 12th year, Big Idea Kearney is once again poised to give aspiring entrepreneurs a chance to win up to $2,000 in seed money to launch your Big Idea! Spearheaded by Cultivate Student Organization and the Center for Entrepreneurship and Rural Development at the University of Nebraska at Kearney, the competition is […]

Construction Academy (Bilingual) – Grand Island

Hybrid (Virtual & In Person)

If you are looking to renew your skills or learn new skills needed for the construction industry, look no further than our Construction Academy. In this six-week training you will learn industry-specific skills that are beneficial to entrepreneurs, from how to read and understand blueprints to how to make bids to safety requirements for contractors […]

Free

1 Million Cups – Omaha

The Ashton Building at Millwork Commons - Omaha 1229 Millwork Ave, Omaha, NE, United States

1 Million Cups is a free, weekly community event that connects, educates, and empowers local entrepreneurs within a nationwide movement. Join us every Wednesday morning! Every week, entrepreneurs present business ideas to the local community and learn how those around them can support their business in its growth. Your local 1 Million Cups (1MC) community […]

Free

1 Million Cups – Lincoln

Turbine Flats Project - Lincoln 2124 Y Street, Lincoln, NE, United States

1 Million Cups is a free, weekly community event that connects, educates, and empowers local entrepreneurs within a nationwide movement. Join us every Wednesday morning! Every week, entrepreneurs present business ideas to the local community and learn how those around them can support their business in its growth. Your local 1 Million Cups (1MC) community […]

Free

1 Million Cups – Norfolk

Intersect Coworking & Incubator - Norfolk 509 W Norfolk Ave, Norfolk, NE, United States

1 Million Cups is a free, weekly community event that connects, educates, and empowers local entrepreneurs within a nationwide movement. Join us every Wednesday morning! Every week, entrepreneurs present business ideas to the local community and learn how those around them can support their business in its growth. Your local 1 Million Cups (1MC) community […]

Free

Mentor-Protege Programs – An Overview of the SBA and DoD Programs

Virtual

The Small Business Administration (SBA) and Department of Defense (DoD) Mentor-Protege programs are Federal Contracting relationships that allow two businesses to formally partner together to mutually seek government contracts. The programs allow two businesses to take advantage of the certifications, knowledge, and capabilities of the other company they engage in a relationship with. Attendees will […]

Free

VC Office Hours – Hosted by Nebraska Startup Academy

The Dock at Millwork Commons - Omaha 1229 Millwork Ave, Omaha, NE

Following every 1 Million Cups, stay for VC Office Hours at the long table in the Dock, 9 am – 12 pm. A touchpoint for founders and investors to talk shop with NE Startup Academy for resources, feedback, input, and connections.

Free

Banker, Accountant, Insurance, Legal (B.A.I.L) – Open Office Hours

GROW Nebraska Women's Business Center - Omaha 5752 Ames Ave, Omaha, NE

Nebraska’s entrepreneurs can now access a free opportunity for business development guidance from seasoned professionals. Assembling your BAIL Team is an integral component of business expansion. Connect with our team of specialists to obtain valuable business insights and explore the range of available services, all at your convenience. Banker – Business Bankers will be here […]

Franchise Spotlight: The Wellness Brand Delivering Optimal Health

Virtual

Anyone interested in the health and wellness space should consider this franchise in the cutting-edge IV hydration industry. IV nutrition therapy allows for a much more effective absorption of liquids, making it a luxury cure for a hangover. However, it also facilitates the absorption of vitamins at much higher rates allowing for a number of […]

UNO & MCC Speed Networking Event for Educators & Business Professionals

Peter Kiewit Institute 1110 South 67th Street, Omaha, NE

Join us for a dynamic speed networking event! We're dedicated to shattering barriers between educators and businesses, fostering a deeper understanding of diverse tech careers. Let's amplify awareness and boost student-business collaboration through internNE. Join us in bridging the gap for a brighter future! We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Josie Schafer to kick off […]

Free

Open Coffee at Crescent Moon

Crescent Moon Haymarket - Lincoln - 140 North 8th Street 140 N 8th Street, Lincoln, NE

Join the startup community in Lincoln, Nebraska every Thursday from 8-9:30 am CT @ Crescent Moon. This casual get-together every Thursday morning is an opportunity to share coffee, stories, insights, questions, and connections with fellow entrepreneurs, developers, designers, investors, and folks interested in building a better startup community. Come for a cup of coffee and […]

Free

Job Relations Supervisor Training – Lincoln

The Nebraska MEP Training & Technology Center 6200 S. 5th St, Lincoln, NE

Supervisor Development uses a dynamic program of hands-on learning and practice, teaching essential skills for supervisors, team leaders, and anyone who directs the work of others. This training is an essential element of Lean and continuous improvement programs around the world including the Toyota Production System. Job Relations (JR) teaches supervisors how to evaluate and […]

$250

Focus Suites Perk Up Thursday – SCC Entrepreneurship Center

Focus Suites - SCC Entrepreneurship Center – Lincoln 301 South 68th Street Place, Lincoln, NE

Join us on Thursdays at 10 a.m. for relaxed networking and our Spotlight Speaker who shares real stories about their experiences and entrepreneurial journey. These stories include why an entrepreneur got started, what they learned along the way, and what keeps them perked up and passionate about what they do! Attend in-person or Zoom with Focus Suites Perk Up Thursday coffee events […]

Free

How to Create a Budget That Works for You

Virtual

Whether you’re striving to pay off debt, start a business or just gain control of your finances, creating an effective budget is the cornerstone of financial success. In this webinar, our expert speaker will show you how to build an effective and easy budget that you can use to plan, manage and save for your […]

Free

Creating Your Government Market Opportunity Forecast

Virtual

Are you tired of scrambling to find government contracting opportunities at the last minute? Join us for our upcoming webinar, “Creating Your Government Market Opportunity Forecast,” and learn how to stay ahead of the competition. Every year, federal agencies release a forecast of planned acquisitions, giving you a sneak peek into upcoming opportunities. But here’s […]

Construction Academy (Bilingual) – Grand Island

Hybrid (Virtual & In Person)

If you are looking to renew your skills or learn new skills needed for the construction industry, look no further than our Construction Academy. In this six-week training you will learn industry-specific skills that are beneficial to entrepreneurs, from how to read and understand blueprints to how to make bids to safety requirements for contractors […]

Free

Business Blueprint Series – Scottsbluff

Hybrid (Virtual & In Person)

This 5-week Blueprint no-cost hybrid series covers every aspect of starting and growing a successful business, from concept to launch and beyond. The expert-led course will guide you through the process and you will learn how to develop a business plan create a marketing strategy understand legalities manage finances and cash flow learn about technical […]

Free

Business Blueprint Series – Kearney

Hybrid (Virtual & In Person)

This 5-week Blueprint no-cost hybrid series covers every aspect of starting and growing a successful business, from concept to launch and beyond. The expert-led course will guide you through the process and you will learn how to develop a business plan create a marketing strategy understand legalities manage finances and cash flow learn about technical […]

Free

Business Blueprint Series – Fremont

Hybrid (Virtual & In Person)

This 5-week Blueprint no-cost hybrid series covers every aspect of starting and growing a successful business, from concept to launch and beyond. The expert-led course will guide you through the process and you will learn how to develop a business plan create a marketing strategy understand legalities manage finances and cash flow learn about technical […]

Free

Business Blueprint Series – Hastings

Hybrid (Virtual & In Person)

This 5-week Blueprint no-cost hybrid series covers every aspect of starting and growing a successful business, from concept to launch and beyond. The expert-led course will guide you through the process and you will learn how to develop a business plan create a marketing strategy understand legalities manage finances and cash flow learn about technical […]

Free

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