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InvestMidwest 2024

The Kansas City Club 918 Baltimore Ave, Kansas City, Missouri

InvestMidwest highlights startups in the Midwest region with the most promise for success. The conference provides an ideal opportunity for entrepreneurs to raise capital and all attendees to make new connections.

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

Business Connect Monthly Meet-Up/Central Community College Entrepreneurship Center

Central Community College Entrepreneurship Center-Grand Island 407 West Third Street, Grand Island, NE

A monthly meet-up consisting of local and surrounding community entrepreneurs, that occurs on the third Wednesday of every month.  A chance to network, make connections, and explore opportunities with other entrepreneurs.  Whether existing, just starting, or even just exploring.   For questions: Aimee Steinhardt-Duysen 308.398.7425

WNCC Speed Networking for Educators, Counselors & Business Professionals

John N. Harms Center 2620 College Park, Scottsbluff, NE

Join us for a dynamic speed networking event at John N. Harms Center, WNCC Scottsbluff Campus! We're dedicated to breaking 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! How it works: […]

Free

InvestMidwest Conference

Kauffman Foundation Conference Center 4801 Rockhill Rd, Kansas City, Missouri

InvestMidwest highlights startups in the Midwest region with the most promise for success. The conference provides an ideal opportunity for entrepreneurs to raise capital and all attendees to make new connections.

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 […]

Free

Entrepreneur Awards Celebration

Rococo Theatre 140 North 13th Street, Lincoln, NE

Join us for a celebration of entrepreneurship in Nebraska. In conjunction with the 37th annual New Venture Competition, eight categories of awards will honor area entrepreneurs, startups, advocates, and University of Nebraska–Lincoln students that are positively impacting the future of entrepreneurship across the state. Following the final round of the 37th annual New Venture Competition and Entrepreneur Awards […]

From Startup Employee to 2X Founder w. Derek Homann, Co-Founder of Workshop

Modus Coworking - Omaha 1901 Howard Street, Omaha, NE, United States

Derek Homann joins Scale Omaha to share his story and learnings from his days as an early employee at an Omaha-based startup (that was acquired) -> to a founder of a company that he successfully exited -> and the most recent company he has co-founded, Workshop: a Series A-backed, high-growth NE-based SaaS startup. ( Learn […]

2024 Midwest Entrepreneurship Conference (MWEC)

During the Midwest Entrepreneurship Conference, hundreds of college students and young professionals meet in Omaha for a day of inspiring speakers, diverse panels and professional development opportunities. Learn more about MWEC at mwecomaha.com Purchase Your Tickets NOW via Eventbrite: Purchase Here Enter the Pitch Contest: Apply Here For questions about the conference, please contact UNO CIEF at [email protected] […]

Veterans in Business Forum

UNO - Mammel Hall - Omaha 6708 Pine Street, Omaha, NE

Join the Veterans in Business Forum on April 19 to hear from Congressman Don Bacon at the University of Nebraska at Omaha College of Business Administration. The mission of the Veterans in Business Forum is to provide business support, education, and advocacy to help veterans succeed in business and increase community awareness of veteran-owned business activities. […]

Nebraska Startup Job Mixer

The Granary - Ralston 5555 Granary Plaza, Ste 101, Ralston, NE

Whether you're seeking a full-time position, a part-time role, or an internship, the Nebraska Startup Job Mixer is your gateway to engaging with innovative startup companies and discovering new opportunities. * Explore jobs at Nebraska-based high-growth companies. * Hear from startup founders & first employees. * Grow your network!

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

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

Creating a Culture of Support

Virtual

Join us as we bring together women leaders in STEM for a panel discussion about how to effectively use women employee resource groups (ERGs) and committees to support one another and make organizational change. Our panelists will share what has worked for their organizations and lessons they learned along the way. Panelists Elizabeth Cain – Scrum […]

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

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 […]

Free

2024 CONNECT Summit

District Event Center - Norfolk 218 West Norfolk Avenue, Norfolk, NE

Join us for our 2024 CONNECT Summit! The vision for this event stemmed from a desire to enhance networking opportunities and provide valuable resources for leaders in our community and neighboring smaller towns. This year's Summit offers a blend of professional and personal development, networking opportunities, and engaging social meetups. Designed for leaders looking to […]

E-Commerce & Friends Meetup

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

Join us for our March E-Commerce & Friends Meetup! Stop by, grab yourself a drink, and be ready to hear from Julia Mason, Owner of Julia M. Illustrates tell the story of Julia M. Illustrates, some of her advice, best practices, and bring your questions during our Q&A portion. You're not gonna want to miss […]

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

SPN Kearney Mixer/Happy Hour

Thunderhead Brewing Company - Kearney 18 E 21st Street, Kearney, NE

Calling all Kearneyites! Mark your calendars for Friday, April 26th, from 5 P.M. to 7 P.M. at Thunderhead Brewing Company. Join Silicon Prairie News for an evening of connection and conversation! Space is limited.

Ten Hour Challenge

University of Nebraska Kearney Discovery Hall, Room 226 2504 9th Ave, Kearney, NE

The 10 Hour Challenge is heading to the University of Nebraska at Kearney for a one-day hackathon on Saturday, April 27. SPN has partnered with NMotion, the Nebraska Tech Collaborative and InternNE to host the 10 Hour Challenge series across Nebraska. MAKE NEW CONNECTIONS Itching to build something cool? Want to meet others who do, too? What if while […]

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

2024 National Small Business Week (NSBW) 2 Day Virtual Summit – Day 1

Virtual

As part of the National Small Business Week (NSBW), the U.S. Small Business Administration and SCORE will co-host the NSBW Virtual Summit that includes a variety of educational webinars, exhibit booths, free business resources, multiple peer-to-peer networking rooms, and expert business advice from SCORE mentors. The 2-day event is free to attend, but registration is […]

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

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

2024 National Small Business Week (NSBW) 2 Day Virtual Summit – Day 2

Virtual

As part of the National Small Business Week (NSBW), the U.S. Small Business Administration and SCORE will cohost the NSBW Virtual Summit that includes a variety of educational webinars, exhibit booths, free business resources, multiple peer-to-peer networking rooms and expert business advice from SCORE mentors. The 2-day event is free to attend, but registration is required to access all the value the virtual […]

Free

2024 Connecting Entrepreneurial Communities (CEC) Conference

Sidney, Nebraska Sidney, NE

The CEC Conference empowers community members by showcasing tools and resources designed to fuel community growth and prosperity. Engage with local, regional, and national presenters as they share their successful strategies in building entrepreneurial ecosystems. Join in dynamic discussions covering vital aspects of community development, including placemaking, people attraction, regional food systems, leadership development and […]

$175.00

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 […]

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

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

Turbine Flats 2024 Crawfish Boil

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

Let the sands of Arrakis stir as we boil! Turbine Flats, akin to the skilled chefs of Caladan, is preparing over 300 pounds of the finest crawfish from the known universe, melded with a bounty fit for a Duke: corn, potatoes, sausage, mushrooms, onions, and cornbread – a feast to honor the spirit of House […]

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

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

Rural Rendezvous

Virtual

Join us on the second Wednesday of each month to discuss what’s going on in Rural Nebraska. Speakers cover topics from entrepreneurship and leadership, as well as community health and well being. Plus, there’s time for networking and some Q&A.

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