Month: August 2018

Building a Business, Part 3: Sometimes it takes a very bold move

By SPN Team / August 17, 2018

If you’ve been following the story of the building of my business, then you know that, for me, the very bold move was bringing my company headquarters to America. This may not sound so bold—many have made moves like this. But for me it was quite different. I was over 50-years-old, and in my country…

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

By SPN Newsroom / August 16, 2018

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…

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NMotion announces 2018 cohort and changes to program

By Rod Armstrong / August 16, 2018

NMotion, Lincoln’s startup accelerator, has announced its 2018 cohort of teams along with some changes in the program. “Moving forward the aim is to focus on the acceleration of our startups,” said Managing Director Carlos Estrada. “This year we have teams with more traction, and at least 2 or 3 people on their team. We’re…

Read More raises $8.4M of Series A angel funding

By SPN Newsroom / August 15, 2018

On June 24th, 2018, raised $8.4 million of Series A angel funding. Investors in the round include Lisa Nichols and a network of others. At a glance… St. Louis-based is the developer of an artificial intelligence platform used to transform the modern workforce. The platform was created to reduce the time employees spend…

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TEAM Software: 30 Years of Innovation — Part 1

By SPN Newsroom / August 15, 2018

The TEAM Difference: Who we are. What we do. Why we do it. Omaha-based TEAM Software is a leading provider of financial, operations and workforce management solutions for contractors with distributed workforces of any size, with a focus on the building service and security industries. Our industry-specific solutions range from a complete enterprise software system…

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SPN Top 10: Can’t-miss startup events from around the world

By SPN Team / August 14, 2018

Battlefield showdowns, German beer gardens, plank walks, and a prime minister. Our list of the top ten coolest, craziest and most inspiring startup events from around the world has it all covered. Did we miss your favorite conference? Let us know what amazing events to include in our next conference roundup. 10. Thought For Food…

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Engineered Propulsion Systems, Inc. receives VC funding

By SPN Newsroom / August 13, 2018

Engineered Propulsion Systems, Inc. (EPS) raised $1.52 million in venture capital in July 2018 from undisclosed investors. The raise included an undisclosed amount of convertible debt financing. The company, headquartered in New Richmond, Wisconsin, was co-founded in 2006 by Michael Fuchs, President and CEO, and Steven Weinzierl, Vice President and CTO. At a glance: EPS…

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Athlete Network announces collaborative partnership with three college athletic departments

By Christine McGuigan / August 13, 2018

Kansas City-based Athlete Network, a provider of athlete services technology for intercollegiate, professional and Olympic athletics, recently announced a collaborative partnership with Kansas State University, Arkansas State University, and Lindenwood University Athletic Departments. Leaders from each athletic department joined Athlete Network to develop the game-changing software, with the goal of enhancing the student-athlete experience and…

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Top Ten Nerdiest STEM Cities on the Silicon Prairie

By SPN Team / August 10, 2018

When it comes to number-crunching, these 10 cities have got it nailed. Now, as many of you bristle and prepare to send declarations of nerdiness on behalf of your own city, keep in mind the following: all rankings presented in this list are based solely on a single dataset, i.e., the ratio of STEM graduates…

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