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Win $10K in Cox Business Get Started Omaha pitch competition

2017 Get Started Omaha pitch winner, Ali Clark Yahnke, founder of Snowshoe Candy, Co.

Cox Business announced the return of the Get Started Omaha pitch competition, coming in late September.

In this competition, finalist companies will compete to win $10,000, including $7500 cash and $2500 in a Cox Media package.

Julie Minton, Sr. Marketing Manager, expressed her excitement over the event, stating: “This is an opportunity for more exposure to the innovative work being done by the startup community in Omaha. And a great event to make a new connection.”

The event will take place September 20, 2018 at the Holland Performing Arts Center with pitches starting at 6:30 p.m.

Past winners of this event include:

  • 2014 Travefy: a travel-related SaaS company that has raised multiple rounds of capital.
  • 2015 Nightlife Transit: a firm started by Eric Burns who is now running Gazella Wifi.
  • 2016 Borrow for Your Bump: a maternity wear box company.
  • 2017 Snowshoe Candy: a candy manufacturing business, which used its success to acquire manufacturing equipment, started by Ali Clark Yahnke.

The submission deadline to join the pitch competition is Monday, August 20th. Submit your application to be one of 5 finalists to pitch your business idea at coxblue.com/getstartedomaha/.

Silicon Prairie News will run a follow-up article on the pitch competition winner.

The event is free to the public. To attend, register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/signin/?referrer=%2Fpreview%3Feid%3D48543886070.

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