Nebraska’s startup ecosystem is surrounded with strong supporting organizations to inspire, discover, connect, and evolve the tech startups that build and grow here. From the Department of Economic Development’s prototype grant, to educational partners like Nebraska Startup Academy, to incubators like NMotion, to investment, access and service in all stages of startups can be found in

Here you’ll find some basic visuals of how parts of our ecosystem operate and flow.

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Connect with ecosystem-building partners across the state.

Ben Williamson, Invest Nebraska

Charlie Cuddy, Nebraska Startup Academy

Laurel Oetken, MIT/Greater Omaha Chamber

Kathy Andersen, Lincoln Partnership for Economic Development

Emma Bennett: Norfolk Intersect Incubator

Tonja Brown: Grow Grand Island

Shawn Kaskie, Nebraska Extension, Rural Prosperity

Ben Kuspa, DED Prototype Grant

Scott Henderson, NMotion Incubator & Accelerator

Erica Wassinger, Proven Ventures

Brandi O’Malley, SourceLink

Melinda Meyer, NTC Pioneers