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Venture Competition Finalists

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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 due to a lack of rural entrants or if the rural venture plans weren’t up to snuff.  Either way, I find it a bit depressing to see rural underrepresented.  Check it out (download the .pdf here):

Competition Finalists & Schedule
1:00 – Milestone Local Surfaces – Josh Shear, Jen Carlson, and Brendan Wamstad-Evans – Lincoln
1:30 – Leyef, LLC – Luke Alexander and Andrew Curran – Lincoln
2:00 – Hemprev – Mark Pluta, John Lupien – Omaha
2:30 – RockDex – Jimmy Winter – Omaha
3:00 – Invoice + – Brad Coughlin – Lincoln
3:30 – Giftance.com – Rory Berry – Los Angeles, CA
4:00 – Dally Up – Kenis & Carrie Byam – Rural Deuel County
5:00 – Reception
5:30 – Winner Announcement

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Written by Caleb

December 8, 2009 at 3:31 pm

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