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Invest Nebraska is holding a statewide venture competition this winter.  The prize?  $50,000 of start-up cash for your business idea or existing business needs.  Silicon Prairie News has the scoop:

  • It will take place on December 11th in Lincoln at the Del Ray Ballroom in Lincoln’s Haymarket.
  • Open to anyone 18 or older who is interested in operating a business in the state of Nebraska; all entrepreneurs with a startup idea, as well as local business owners looking to expand or improve their businesses.
  • The Competitions are based on the success of the annual Hormel Family Foundation’s Business Plan Competition in McCook, Nebraska. It was the goal of Invest Nebraska Corp. to take this template to other Nebraska communities, allowing others an opportunity to carry the Nebraskan tradition of entrepreneurship forward.

To learn more, check out the competition info here.  Get after it Loup Valley Entrepreneurs!

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Written by Caleb

October 28, 2009 at 4:03 pm

6 Responses

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  1. Thanks for the link to our site – hope to see some entries from your part of the state.

    Danny Schreiber

    October 28, 2009 at 4:17 pm

  2. You’re very welcome. Big fans of your site. Keep it up!

    Caleb

    October 28, 2009 at 4:19 pm

  3. […] more thing – think about that big idea you had, write a venture plan for the East 2 West competition, and use Edison Nation to launch your idea.  Just a […]

  4. […] a comment » Invest Nebraska released their finalists to the East 2 West $50,000 venture competition.  Of the 7 finalists, only ONE was from rural Nebraska.  I’d like to know whether it was […]

  5. Any word on which of the 7 companies won in December? I have seen no press announcing a winner.

    Adam Lantz

    July 22, 2010 at 8:11 am

  6. Your guess is as good as mine. I’ve seen nothing as well.

    Caleb

    July 22, 2010 at 1:59 pm


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