Posts Tagged ‘Nelnet’

Hudl secures $30M in recent fundraising round

Sports tech company Hudl has announced that it has secured $30 million in funding through a round led by existing investors including Accel, Jeff and Tricia Raikes, and Nelnet. In a news release, Hudl said the investment signals continuing confidence in the company and its mission to capture and bring value to every moment in…

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Nitride Solutions closes fourth round of funding with $2.75M

Nitride Solutions Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of advanced nitride substrates for LEDs, lasers, and power electronics, recently closed their fourth round of funding at $2.75M. “It exceeded our expectations,” said Nitride Solutions CEO Jeremy Jones. “The original [goal] was $2 million and we oversubscribed it by $750,000.” This latest round of funding was…

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ClassBundl simplifies back to school shopping

If you have kids in school, you know the drill. As summer comes to a close and school is getting ready to start, it’s time to head to the stores for school supplies. Lincoln startup ClassBundl is trying to ease some of the pain. “We’re bringing convenience to schools, parents and students with online school…

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Hudl announces acquisition of Sportstec

Hudl announced on its web site that it is in the process of acquiring Sportstec, an Australia-based sports performance analysis company. Sportstec serves professional sports teams around the world, including China, Spain, Argentina and New Zealand. They also serve the Chicago Blackhawks and the New York Rangers, as well as 29 of the 30 teams in…

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Hudl CEO David Graff added to Nelnet Board of Directors

David Graff, the 31-year-old co-founder and CEO of Hudl, has been added to the board of directors of the Lincoln-based student loan management company, Nelnet. Nelnet CEO Jeff Noordhoek told the Lincoln Journal Star that he wanted a younger presence on the board and Graff’s tech background also was desirable. “He’s young for a public company…

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Boutique Window brings in $650k from Nebraska Global, Nelnet

Two weeks ago, Ella Wirtz and Courtney Rodgers launched their marketing software following three months of private tests with around two-dozen stores. This week, nine months into their startup journey, the duo announced their latest milestone: Boutique Window closed a $650,000 Series A round.

The new capital, which comes from software investment firm Nebraska Global, education company Nelnet and an undisclosed investor, will allow the company …

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42’s CEO offers a peek at projects in the works for his startup (Video)

Last week we explored the path that led Christopher Kingsley, the founder and CEO of 42, to his startup’s March relaunch, which was backed by $1.5 million in funding from Nebraska Global and Nelnet. Today, we’ll go more in depth with the company and learn about what makes it tick.

“42 is the evolution of what we’ve been doing the last couple of years,” Kingsley said of his company, which before its relaunch was known as Roundscapes. “We have been acting as a digital agency and a vendor and …

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