Get Started Omaha


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Get Started Is Coming To Omaha

Cox Business is bringing “Get Started Omaha” (#GetStartedOmaha) to Omaha, Nebraska in partnership with Inc. magazine on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at the Holland Performing Arts Center, 1200 Douglas St., Omaha, Nebraska. Registration for the event is now open for both attendees and pitch contestants. Local partners include Cox Media, the AIM Institute, Silicone Prairie News, Greater Omaha Entrepreneurship & Innovation, and Scott Data Center.

$8,500 Prize Package

Get Started Omaha will highlight up to five entrepreneurs who will pitch their idea to a distinguished panel of experts. One winner will be named to receive a prize package valued at nearly $8500 which includes a $5,000 cash prize, $2,500 Cox Business technology package* and $1,000 in Cox Media consultative/production services. Local businesses not competing are encouraged to attend this free event for networking and learning opportunities from accomplished leaders in digital marketing, funding and business growth strategy.

Expert Panel

The expert panel will include Cisco’s social media leader and comedy writer and producer Tim Washer, Eric Paley, managing partner of venture capitalist firm Founder Collective and Christine Lagorio-Chafkin of Inc. Each panelist is designed to bring a unique expertise to ensure finalists receive advice in many aspects of starting a business.



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