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Entrepreneurs honored, business ideas pitched at innovation events

March 21, 2011 by

The Nebraska Center for Entrepreneurship started last week with Innovation Night on Monday and then Tuesday held a venture competition, the Nebraska Innovation Competition. At this year’s Innovation Night, current entrepreneurs were honored with the Nebraska Distinguished Entrepreneur Award. This year's recipients were Charlie Hull and Clint Runge of Archrival, Steve Kiene of Nebraska Global…  read more

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Quick Pitch Competition awards five student entrepreneurs $1k (Video)

February 28, 2011 by

Nebraska’s second annual 3-2-1 Quick Pitch competition handed out five awards last Wednesday, February 23rd at Memorial Stadium’s West Stadium Club. Fifty-four students from high schools, two-year colleges and four-year universities gave it their best shot in just three minutes, delivering their “elevator pitch” to over 40 judges from the nearby business and academic community. Students' ideas ranged from software privacy online…  read more

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Quick Pitch Competition awards six student entrepreneurs $1,000

March 2, 2010 by

Half a dozen entrepreneurial hopefuls walked away $1,000 each after being declared the winners of the 2010 Make it Happen – Student Quick Pitch Competition last Thursday, February 25. The competition, sponsored by the Nebraska Center for Entrepreneurship, Southeast Community College Entrepreneurship Center, Lincoln Public Schools' Entrepreneurship Focus Program and the…  read more

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