Travefy receives $1.8 million Series A investment

By SPN Team / April 28, 2015

Lincoln-based travel startup Travefy has announced the close of a $1.8 million fundraising round, which includes a strategic investment from Travel and Transport, one of the largest travel management companies in the US. Travefy helps groups coordinate and plan trips together. The announcement comes at the close of Travefy’s 6-month Series A fundraising round. The announcement has…

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Nebraska angel investment tax credit advances

By Rod Armstrong / April 7, 2015

Information gathered with the assistance of Invest Nebraska and research staff at UNL and UNO suggest that the credit is having the desired impact. Estimates indicate the direct and indirect creation of about 500 jobs with an average salary of over $60,000.

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Creelio closes seed round, hires CTO

By SPN Team / April 1, 2015

The Creelio platform helps executives and thought leaders in the financial services industry who are looking for a more effective, hassle-free way of developing their content and social media presence.

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Nebraska crowdfunding bill LB 226: What it means for startups

By Rod Armstrong / March 10, 2015

Nebraska State Senator Colby Coash of Lincoln has introduced a bill, LB 226, that creates a framework for equity-based crowdfunding. The Nebraska Department of Banking & Finance would manage the program. Nebraska companies interested in using the program would be required to pay a $200 filing fee, submit documentation to be presented to prospective investors, and provide an escrow agreement with a financial institution where investments will be deposited.

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