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EntrepreneuringDays@UNL recognizes alum, student startups

Hurrdat founder and CEO Blake Lawrence (left) on Tuesday received the “New Company Entrepreneur Award” at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Distinguished Entrepreneur Awards, part of the EntrepreneuringDays@UNL event. Lawrence graduated from UNL in 2009 and went on to complete his MBA there in 2011, the same year he founded his startup.  Source: University of Nebraska Lincoln

James Verhoeff and Zach Christensen, the duo behind the coupon app Pickit, on Tuesday took home the undergraduate division grand prize at the event’s New Venture Competition. Katie Hottovy and Brett Byman, the co-founders of healthcare software Synerscan Technologies, placed second and Eric Hess and Nick Graef, the creators of an app for golfers, placed third. The winning teams compete today in the Global New Venture Competition. — Source: Lincoln Journal Star


Credits: Blake Lawrence photo from hurrdat.com. 

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