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Big Omaha Video Series: Erich Broksas of Startup America Partnership

Erich Broksas at Big Omaha 2011 – Thursday, May 12, 2011

Today, we’re pleased to share with the you the ninth video in our Big Omaha 2011 Video Series, brought to you by CoSentry.

This video features Erich Broksas of the Startup America Partnership. Broksas is a senior vice president at the Case Foundation, and is also serving as the partnership development lead for the Startup America Partnership. With a deep business background, and having worked in several entrepreneurial environments himself, Erich works with corporate partners to develop meaningful commitments that will help Startup America entrepreneurs smartly grow and scale their companies.

In his talk, Erich gave an overview of the history and objectives of the Startup America Partnership. The Partnership is looking to strengthen five main areas within the entrepreneurial ecosystem, as well as catalyze efforts and reduce barriers. These areas of focus include talent, services, expertise, customers and capital.  

We’re excited to be working with Erich and the team at Startup America Partnership, and look forward to future collaborative efforts in continuing to build the ecosystem in the greater Midwest.

To read a recap of Erich’s talk, see our post:

“Big Omaha – Erich Broksas: ‘Entrepreneurship is happening all over’ “

Please tell Erich thanks via Twitter, @broksas, and let him know much you enjoyed his time and ideas he shared with us around the work that Startup America Partnership is currently working on, and has planned over the next few years.

Big Omaha is Silicon Prairie News’ premier annual event held each May to inspire, educate and connect entrepreneurs, especially those with an interest in the tech industry. Visit BigOmaha.com to learn more.

Next up: Thinc Iowa. If you enjoyed Big Omaha, then you’ll want to be the first to know about Thinc Iowa, an event aimed at exploring the common ground between startups and corporations. Sign up to be the first to learn more at thinciowa.com.