Loading…
Techstars Startup Week Lincoln 2018 has ended

Sign up or log in to bookmark your favorites and sync them to your phone or calendar.

Startup 101 [clear filter]
Monday, October 22
 

1:00pm

Why Side Hustles Matter
Paul Singh discusses why all types of entrepreneurship matters and how to focus on what is important.

Speakers
avatar for Paul Singh

Paul Singh

Results Junkies
Paul is an entrepreneur, speaker, investor and Airstreamer. Previously, Paul was a Managing Director at 1776 and a General Partner in 1776’s Seed Fund. Prior to 1776, Paul was the founder of Disruption Corporation (acquired by 1776) and general partner of Disruption's post-seed venture capital arm, Crystal Tech Fund. Before that, Paul was a Partner at 500 Startups, an accelerator and venture firm headquartered in Silicon Valley that has invested in over 1,900 companies... Read More →


Monday October 22, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Fuse Coworking 5th Floor, 151 N 8th Street, Lincoln, NE 68508
 
Tuesday, October 23
 

8:30am

Fundraising for Startups
Join Paul Singh from Results Junkies and Ben Williamson from Invest Nebraska in an interactive panel discussion on raising investment rounds. Come prepared to ask questions about fund raising and gain two incredibly different perspectives. Paul Singh has been a Washington DC based investor and is currently traveling the US and bringing resources/investors with him. Ben Williamson is the lead Investment Associate with invest Nebraska right here in Lincoln.

Tuesday October 23, 2018 8:30am - 9:15am
The Mill @ NIC 2021 Transformation Drive #1350, Lincoln, NE 68508

9:15am

Lincoln Resource Providers Panel
Get to know about the local service providers, value they provide to entrepreneurs, and how you can work with them. There will be a panel discussion and Q&A. Numerous Lincoln resource providers will present information about the services they can offer and further details about Lincoln resources you need to know about! For example, The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (NDED) will provide information about SBIR/STTR grant opportunities, the Angel Investment Tax Credit program, and Seed Investment. Providers: Community Development Resources (CDR), Nebraska Department of Economic Development (NDED), Native360, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), Nebraska Business Development Center (NBDC), SCORE, and REAP Women's Business Center. Facilitator: Tullen Mabbutt.


Jeff Breunig
Executive Director
Community Development Resources (CDR)

Ben Kuspa
Business Innovation Consultant
Nebraska Department of Economic Development (NDED)

Nisha Avey
Business Innovation Consultant
Nebraska Department of Economic Development (NDED)

Pete Upton
Executive Director
Native360

Juan Sandoval
Executive Director
Nebraska Enterprise Fund

Brant Richardson
Business Programs Specialist
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Elizabeth Yearwood
Economic Development Specialist/Administrative Officer
U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

Umeda Islamova
Director
Nebraska Business Development Center (NBDC)

Darren E. Lichty
Chair | SCORE Lincoln
Founder | Panology Tech Solutions

Kim Preston
Director
REAP Women's Business Center

Quentin Farley
Government Contracting Consultant
Nebraska Business Development Center (NBDC)



Speakers
UI

Umeda Islamova

Director, Consultant, Nebraska Business Development Center


Tuesday October 23, 2018 9:15am - 10:00am
The Mill @ NIC 2021 Transformation Drive #1350, Lincoln, NE 68508

10:00am

IP 101
This session will discuss the different types of intellectual property (trademark/ copyright/ patent/ trade secrets) and the basics of identifying and protecting each. 

Speakers
avatar for Collen Beard

Collen Beard

Of Counsel, Advent, LLP
I have been an attorney in the IP field for over 20 years - patents, trademarks, agreements, licensing, etc. I especially like working with start ups and nonprofits- people who are invested and engaged in their venture. I also like bicycling, gardening, making things at home and at... Read More →


Tuesday October 23, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am
Turbine Flats 2124 Y St, Lincoln, NE 68503
 
Wednesday, October 24
 

2:00pm

It Starts with a Problem
It all starts with an idea - but how do you find that great business idea? This module helps you figure that out. We'll dig into how to use the power of observation to find problem opportunities and how to rapidly generate a large amount of business ideas. If you are early on in the startup process, this is the workshop for you.

Miller Hall, 2nd Floor, East Campus. Parking is located in the East Campus Union Parking lot.

Speakers

Wednesday October 24, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Miller Hall, 2nd Floor, East Campus 1675 Arbor Drive

4:00pm

Designing your Entrepreneurial Life
Our program focuses on training college entrepreneurs, and often our students are a little unsure or unfocused when deciding what path they should take in their entrepreneurial journey. So we designed a workshop to help them 'design' their life and career like an entrepreneur would. Join Dr. Tom Field, Director of the Engler Program, and get a small taste of 'designing' your entrepreneurial life.

Miller Hall, 2nd Floor, East Campus. Parking is located in the East Campus Union Parking lot.

Speakers

Wednesday October 24, 2018 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Miller Hall, 2nd Floor, East Campus 1675 Arbor Drive
 
Thursday, October 25
 

11:15am

Journey to the Top: Find, Follow, and Achieve Your Dreams
Learn to Find, Follow, and Achieve Your Dreams in this 45 minute keynote presentation. The Journey to the Top Keynote summarizes the core principles featured in the Journey to the Top book in an engaging and entertaining way. The Journey to the Top Keynote is not your typical motivational speech, the Journey to the Top Keynote will leave you with actionable takeaways that will help you start your own Journey to the Top.

Speakers
avatar for Tony Caputo

Tony Caputo

Throughout my career, I have been fortunate enough to learn from some of the most successful people in the world. I have taken those experiences and compiled them in a way that will allow you to have some of those same experiences and learn how to find, follow, and achieve your dreams.My... Read More →


Thursday October 25, 2018 11:15am - 12:00pm
The Foundry 211 N 14th St, Lincoln, NE 68508

1:30pm

Starting Up Smarter, Not Harder
The startup phase is one of the most delicate stages in a business' lifecycle so it’s important that you give yourself every advantage you can. There is a lot more to success than just raw talent and a good idea. Factors such as having a clear objective, a resounding purpose, and a mutual understanding of your team members skills are just a few items we’ll explore that, when implemented correctly, can pay dividends towards your long-term success.

Speakers
avatar for Eric Reichwaldt

Eric Reichwaldt

Founder and CEO, Shyft Solutions
I am a Nebraska native from Lincoln, who after 10 years in the United States Air Force landed on the outskirts of Omaha. During my time as a weather forecaster in the Air Force I filled several different roles and earned a wealth of experience in process improvement and leadership... Read More →


Thursday October 25, 2018 1:30pm - 2:30pm
The Foundry 211 N 14th St, Lincoln, NE 68508

6:00pm

Fearless Workshop: Become the Hero of Your Own Story *registration fee for this event*

Please note this event has a registration fee of $97 that includes the kickoff event and the 28 day challenge.
Registration Fee: http://work-warrior.com/product/fearlessworkshop/
Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/270590026918754/

You, me. October 25th 6:00-8:30. Let’s do this.

Being a human is hard. We are faced with obstacles that, at times, can make our self confidence waiver and have us doubting our decision to take on the role of boss. Fearless is here to help you not only find your inner genius but learn how to be brave enough to kick the door down and say to the world, I’m ready to rock it.

Fearless is a 28-day challenge that has been designed to teach those who are working in the startup world or have a burning desire to change the world with a new business idea how they can overcome their fears, grow their confidence and rock the world.  The techniques that are interwoven into the program are based on research and real life implementation.  It will help you discover your genius so you can do more than you thought possible.  A lot more!

The program is two parts:
First, from 6:00pm – 8:30 on October 25, 2018, you will take part in an in-person training with me, Marianne Chance Worthington!  During the in-person training, I’ll walk you through the Fearless philosophy and provide you with the tried-and-true tools that provide you with the foundation to building a more confident you.

You’ll learn…
Why we have fear– how to recognize it, and what to do when it creeps up…or knocks you down.
How we can rewrite our stories– observing and changing the stories we tell ourselves (toxic thought habits). We all have them. And until we get real about their existence we will never be able to rewrite the narrative.
How we can act as if-from the moment class is finished you’ll have the tools to  start practicing how to fake it confidence until you become it. Hey, practice makes perfect, and will a little bravery and action you’ll be surprised and delighted as to how confidence completely change your world.
Do it-We’ll spend time talking about how to find opportunities to be brave, to be the hero of your own story. You’ll have an actionable plan that you can start working,  at 8:31, on October 26th.
After the in-person training, the real hard work (and incredible life changing challenge) beings. For 28 days we’ll be hosting an email challenge. You’ll be pushed, you’ll discover, and by the end, you’ll me amazing at yourself, and all you’ve accomplished. We’ll walk you through how to define what means the most to you, or your values. You’ll be challenged to begin to rewrite the stories you tell yourself, and we’ll challenge you to be brave, like really brave. And most importantly we’ll be there to encourage you to do learn to do more than you thought possible. And we mean more, a lot more.
Also, aside from our email challenge, you’ll get access to:
  • Our private Facebook group, where you’ll be able to share your stories and we’ll be there to answer questions, and support you as needed.
  • Also, we’ll host special Facebook Q&A sessions with rockstar people who will share their stories and be available to answer your questions about confidence, personal branding, leadership, and so. much. more.
  • Also, Fearless will have popup sessions where you can come, have a cup of coffee, and enjoy building a tribe that will last waaay longer than 28 days.
All this…for just $97.00. It’s a tiny investment in you.

So, how does all this work? Well, sign up!

Mark your calendars, and let’s do this.

Speakers
WW

Work Warrior

Work Warrior



Thursday October 25, 2018 6:00pm - 8:30pm
The Foundry 211 N 14th St, Lincoln, NE 68508
 
Friday, October 26
 

3:00pm

Guiding and Inspiring Youth in Entrepreneurship
What does it take to inspire and guide student entrepreneurs? Join us for an informative panel with some of the best leaders of high school and college students in Lincoln and Omaha.

Learn about how the next generation of movers and shakers are exploring entrepreneurship with featured panelists:
Rich Claussen with Prosper Lincoln
Brennan Costello with Engler Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Program
Surin Kim with University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Alison Gottsch with Junior Achievement of Lincoln
Ishma Valenti with Clyde Malone Community Center

Free parking is available in the lot west of Turbine Flats, with overflow parking on residential streets.
RSVP on Facebook​​​
#attheflats #startupLNK

Sponsors
avatar for Lisa Davis

Lisa Davis

Turbine Flats
Turbine Flats mission is to create a robust, self-sustaining, collaborative environment for small and start-up businesses to bring their products and ideas to market.



Friday October 26, 2018 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Turbine Flats 2124 Y St, Lincoln, NE 68503

4:00pm

Founding Young - Student Entrepreneurs
Get inspired by a panel of students with the skills and knowledge of business ownership acquired ahead of the curve.

Student entrepreneurs will tell the hows and whys of their businesses, education, and experimentation.

Free parking is available in the lot west of Turbine Flats, with overflow parking on residential streets.

#attheflats #startupLNK

Sponsors
avatar for Lisa Davis

Lisa Davis

Turbine Flats
Turbine Flats mission is to create a robust, self-sustaining, collaborative environment for small and start-up businesses to bring their products and ideas to market.



Friday October 26, 2018 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Turbine Flats 2124 Y St, Lincoln, NE 68503