Nebraska Angels

  • Startup Omaha Week | Day 5 Recap

    Startup Omaha Week | Day 5 Recap

    The final day of Startup Omaha Week kicked off with Entrepreneurs & Favors. Next up was a live edition of SPN Office Hours featuring exit-ed Nebraska founders. The day ended with the E-Commerce & Friends Meetup.

  • Startup Omaha Week | Sept. 25-29

    Startup Omaha Week | Sept. 25-29

    See what’s in store for Startup Omaha Week 2023 and follow along throughout the week for live updates and behind the scenes access.

  • WordPress hosting startup Flywheel raises $1.2M from Linseed, others

    WordPress hosting startup Flywheel raises $1.2M from Linseed, others

    OMAHA—Flywheel, the WordPress hosting and management service for designers, freelancers and creative agencies, has landed a $1.2 million seed round.

  • Nebraska Angels director spells out what brings investment

    Nebraska Angels director spells out what brings investment

    Laura Classen, executive director of the Nebraska Angels, put on a clinic Thursday, telling about 30 entrepreneurs and other attendees about how the Angels and angel investing works. The talk was a park of the Spark Series, a set of entrepreneurial talks at Union Bank and Trust’s Catalyst space in Lincoln.

  • Get to know the five finalists for Investor of the Year

    They don’t just provide funding. They brag about their companies and connect them to the people who will make things happen. And the finalists are…

  • Powderhook closes $650K seed round, hires five team members

    This week Powderhook, a free web and mobile service connecting outdoorsmen with places to hunt and fish, closed a $650,000 seed round led by the Nebraska Angels. The funding, which has been secured for a few months, will build Powderhook’s software development team…

  • EyeVerify raises $2.3m Series A round, sees use in banking sector

    On the eve of its first Finovate appearance, Kansas City startup EyeVerify today announced it closed a $2.3 million Series A round and will begin offering its mobile authentication software to banks, investment firms, payment systems and others in the banking and financial services sectors. Investors in this round include Think Big Ventures and Nebraska…

  • Lightbank leads way as SkyVu raises new seed funding

    With the growing success of its free-to-play model, Omaha mobile games company SkyVu Entertainment reached profitability early this year and wasn’t actively seeking institutional investment. But that began to change in May, over the course of a couple of tweets. “We were in a comfy position to choose whether or not we needed to pursue…

  • Nebraska Angels invest $450,000 in Austin, Texas-based VolunteerSpot

    The Nebraska Angels announced today that several of the group’s members are investing a total of $450,000 into the Austin, Texas-based company VolunteerSpot, which makes an online scheduling and sign-up tool for recruiting and coordinating …

  • From new Lincoln digs, Bulu Box launches subscription vitamin service

    When Paul Jarrett and his wife Stephanie decided to start Bulu Box last December, they could see Twitter’s headquarters from their Soma, Calif., apartment. But earlier this month when they launched the startup, a monthly and annual subscription service that provides sample boxes of vitamins and supplements, it was from their office in Lincoln, Neb.…