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Seven teams pitch to 350+ people at NMotion’s demo day

NMotionlogo-300x99 September 10, 2014 by

Rain poured on the metal roof, thunder crashed and a microphone went on the fritz — a distraction that temporarily threw off Ryan Cooper's five-minute pitch for Adolade. But after NMotion managing director Brian Ardinger handed him a new handheld mic, Cooper picked up right where he left off, spitting facts about sales and market size.  read more

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Why SitStay, 19 years in, went through an accelerator

SitStay September 10, 2014 by

If anyone in Nebraska knows the value of a startup accelerator, it’s probably Jill Liliedahl. Last summer, Liliedahl was the Program Manager for NMotion’s inaugural year in Lincoln. This year, she is a participant in Omaha’s Straight Shot, which will host its Demo Day festivities Wednesday evening. “I knew what an accelerator could do for a company,” she said this week, but “actually going through the process has exceeded my expectations and we got even more out of it than I thought we would.”  read more

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