gener8tor is powering Midwest innovation

By SPN Team / April 9, 2019

gener8tor is no longer just a top tier accelerator hidden away in Wisconsin. gener8tor’s mission is to be the best partner for a community to invest in its best and brightest. gener8tor is proving this mission through its success around the SPN region – growing more multiple programs in communities throughout the Midwest. The company…

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Alyss’ insights helping companies land the best talent

By SPN Team / April 3, 2019

Alyss is innovating in hiring. When Alyss competed for and won the $120K grand prize at the Inside/Outside Innovation Summit in Lincoln, Nebraska last year, company Founder and CEO Mike Mathia was determined to realize his vision of helping job applicants stand out and demonstrate their qualifications beyond a simple resume. Less than one year…

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Lincoln’s JumpStart Challenge returns on March 2

By SPN Team / February 27, 2019

JumpStart Challenge is back. For the fifth time in recent years, a major Lincoln corporation will reverse-pitch a business problem to entrepreneurs. The challenge starts with a kickoff event on March 2nd. On March 14, teams will pitch their solutions to a group of judges. “The JumpStart Challenge is about innovation and creating opportunities for…

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Lincoln’s gWorks acquires Omaha-based Data Technologies, Inc

By SPN Team / February 25, 2019

Watching a local government official struggle with paper maps and deeds in 1999 illustrated a pain point that led to the founding of Lincoln’s gWorks (formerly GIS Workshop). Now gWorks has acquired Omaha-based Data Technologies, Inc. The result is a company that will operate under the gWorks brand and provide a comprehensive suite of software…

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Alex Kuklinski takes over as new NMotion Director

By SPN Team / February 8, 2019

After completing what NMotion reps say was a competitive, nationwide search for a new leader for the Lincoln startup accelerator, Alex Kuklinski has been named the new Director. NMotion and gener8tor recently announced a partnership to provide expanded resources and network to NMotion’s 2019 accelerator programs and announced a search for a new, full-time director…

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SPN Top 10: Our most popular articles of 2018

By Christine McGuigan / December 26, 2018

Here’s our run down of the most talked about, shared, viewed, and clicked SPN articles of 2018. Gazella checks in, shares new vision of their future in wifi marketing SPN checked in with Gazella founder and CEO Eric Burns at the start of the year to catch up on all the ways the Omaha-based startup…

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NMotion and Gener8tor announce new partnership

By SPN Team / December 7, 2018

NMotion and Gener8tor have announced a new partnership federating the two early stage accelerators. Brian Ardinger, founder of NMotion, and Troy Vosseller, founder of Gener8tor, announced the partnership at NMotion’s sixth demo day held in Lincoln, Nebraska, (home to NMotion), on December 6th. Gener8tor is a GOLD-tier accelerator with operations in Minnesota, Madison, and Milwaukee,…

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