Posts by Rod Armstrong

MultiMechanics’ MultiMech 19.0 release expands on software’s capabilities and speed

MultiMechanics, an Omaha-based developer of multiscale composite modeling and simulation software, has announced the release of MultiMech 19.0. The release will improve the breadth and run times of multiscale composite simulations. “This will help get materials to market faster,” said Dr. Flavio Souza, MultiMechanics President & CTO. “We can speed up that process through simulation,…

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BREWSENSE offers beer brewers piece of mind from virtually anywhere

Corporate innovation usually brings to mind large companies trying to introduce an entrepreneurial mindset into their business. But that’s not always the case. Lincoln startup BREWSENSE grew out of I.D.E.A. Labs, an innovation group inside of KZValve, an engineering, design & manufacturing company in nearby Greenwood, Nebraska. “(KZValve owner) Keith Ziegenbein’s mindset is that you…

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More than 600 attend Heartland Shark Tank casting call

The first step in getting on Shark Tank, the reality TV startup pitch competition, is a casting call. On April 6, 150 teams got their chance to pitch to one of five casting producers in Lincoln. The event was organized by the Engler Entrepreneurship Program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. “This is the time of…

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NMotion Demo Day will highlight 6 new startups breaking onto the Lincoln, Nebraska scene

The sixth cohort of the NMotion Accelerator will pitch their businesses at Demo Day on Thursday, December 6th from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. at the Rococo Theater in Lincoln. “It’s been really good,” said Christina Oldfather, Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurship with the Lincoln Partnership for Economic Development and Interim Co-Managing Director for NMotion. “We’re…

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Lincoln-based Fourstarzz closes $750K round, named a top ten influencer firm worldwide

Fourstarzz Media, a Lincoln-based influencer marketing startup, has had a busy year. Among other things, the company has closed a $750,000 round of pre-seed capital investment, been accepted into the Forbes Agency Council (invitation only), and been named as one of ten influencer marketing firms worldwide in the Gartner Marketing Technology Vendor Guide for 2018.…

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