This report highlights the successes and critical impact that venture capital plays in technology-based economic development by financing science and technology companies in our state.
America’s SBDC represents America’s nationwide network of Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) – the most comprehensive small business assistance network in the United States and its territories. SBDCs are hosted by leading universities, colleges, state economic development agencies and private partners, and funded in part by the United States Congress through a partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Nebraska Business Development Center (NBDC)
The NBDC Annual Report celebrates the economic impact of small businesses in Nebraska. In its pages, you will find not only facts and figures but the personal stories of NBDC clients testifying to the continued support of Nebraska’s business community. Featured are stories about the winners of NBDC’s annual business awards.
Center for Public Affairs Research (CPAR) & Nebraska Business Development Center (NBDC)
Through a review of baseline data on entrepreneurship in Nebraska, interviews, and a survey, the Entrepreneurship in Nebraska Report summarizes the key challenges and opportunities for entrepreneurship development in Nebraska from the perspective of the statewide entrepreneurship ecosystem.
Nebraska Tech Collaborative (NTC) & Aksarben Foundation
In late June 2019, Chapman and Company was hired by the Aksarben Foundation to do a landscape analysis regarding the information technology workforce in Nebraska. This paper is an update of the 2019 data, using 2020 and 2021 (when available) data.
The Combine is a statewide initiative supporting high growth entrepreneurs in food and agriculture. The program consists of go-to-market support through mentorship and a capital readiness program, networking events, a group of partnering producers across the state, as well as incubation space on Nebraska Innovation Campus.
Greater Omaha Chamber
Despite an unpredictable 2021, the Greater Omaha Chamber stayed the course—making great strides toward the Omaha 2040 vision.
COVID-19 Impact on Nebraska Businesses: Nebraska Business Response Survey Report
University of Nebraska at Omaha Center for Public Affairs Research and the College of Public Affairs and Community Service
The State of Nebraska, the Nebraska Chamber of Commerce, the University of Nebraska, and several local project partners came together to develop and share the Nebraska Business Response Survey to understand the impact coronavirus (COVID-19) is having on the revenue and workforce of organizations across the state and find the best ways to support our business and nonprofit community during this crisis. This report provides an executive summary for the survey and analysis of quantitative survey questions by industry.