1 Million Cups


Check out our schedule at: http://www.meetup.com/1MCNebraska

The first 3-4 Wednesdays of the month in Omaha and the last Wednesday in Lincoln Get Directions

In Omaha, we meet at The Wareham (1624 Mike Fahey Street) and in Lincoln, we meet at Nebraska Global

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July 08, 2020
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We've moved 1MC Omaha-Lincoln to Meetup.com. Come join us and see the schedule at www.meetup.com/1MCNebraska

Meet the Organizers

Dale Eesley @deesley

Dr. Eesley the director of the Center for Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Franchising at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. He is also an assistant professor of Entrepreneurship & Strategy. His courses focus on Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Entrepreneurial Finance, and Corporate Strategy.
University of Nebraska at Omaha

Erica Wassinger EricaRS

Tech/startup marketer. Working to make #TheWareham. Grateful leader at ERW PR. Super fan of sharp women.

Jenn Rosenblatt @jennrosenblatt

I am a native Floridian living out my midwest entrepreneurial pioneer story in Lincoln, NE.
Argyle Octopus/MusicSpoke

Kathy I Andersen @kathyia

Kathy is a Business Analyst at software development firm Aviture Inc. and is helping scale the company's new initiative--The Garage By Aviture, an incubator for web-based startups.
Aviture Inc.

Kody Schrader kodyschrader

Working to retain, attract, and create new startups in the Greater Omaha area.
Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce

Scott Bishop @thescottbishop

Scott Bishop is a marketing strategist whose clients include both Startups and Fortune 100 corporations. He helps small companies get big, and big companies become relevant. He’s written marketing guidebooks for the Financial Times Press and been featured on the Chicago Tribune, Time Out Magazine and the Associated Press.

Shane Reiser @shanereiser

Cofounder of Startup Genome, facilitator of Startup Weekends, organizer of Lean Startup Circle Omaha-Lincoln.
Startup Genome

Tom Chapman @Tchap623

Tom is Vice-President of Business Development, where is he is responsible for for building relationships for Nebraska Global both within operating units and for the capital fund.

Past Organizers
Brittany Mascio brittanymascio
Danny Schreiber @Dannyaway

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Past Presenters

Interface - The Web School


Interface was founded to help generate more great technologists across the region who understand the web development process from idea phase to implementation and ongoing enhancement. All in an effort to eliminate the talent shortage Midwest corporations and startups currently grapple with day-in and day-out.

Connect offers healthcare organizations the technology to efficiently and effectively manage patient engagement in today’s changing healthcare environment.

Making educational dreams possible

Year of the Startup


Year of the Startup is Omaha's first and only entrepreneurs' residency program. We provide free and shared housing to early stage entrepreneurs.



Trusted bitcoin (BTC) leader offering advocacy, implementation and consulting services for retail, eCommerce and other organizations in the Midwest

AMPT Health, Gear 5


Enterprise Healthcare SaaS. We extend and enrich the lives of patients by helping employees be happy and productive.

Open Nebraska


Open Nebraska is a civic innovation organization serving the citizens of the great state of Nebraska. Founded in 2012, our mission is to solve community problems through civic application development, open data advocacy, and tech education. We aim to drive innovation and community engagement in Nebraska by making local information more accessible to the public.

Contemporary Analysis


We use predictive analytics to find patterns in the data you're already collecting — then use those patterns to figure out what will likely happen next.

blabfeed - digital signage and marketing solutions



The Start Center is a talent based entrepreneurial development center focused on engaging successful startups in diverse minority communities.

Hail Varsity


The premier magazine, radio show & website for Huskers football fans (and other sports).



Straight Shot is an accelerator dedicated to rapidly developing technology startups in a way that will allow them to succeed the first time.



Action Card is a mobile location review app. It was built to make life a lot easier for your reviewers, speeding up the compliance inspection process by eliminating paper, double-entry and making reviews easier to conduct. The web-based centralization of information creates more transparency and accountability to standards reviews.

Together A Greater Good is revolutionizing the way people and businesses support non-profits, schools & teams.

Nobl improves patient satisfaction by making the process of hourly rounding more more efficient, meaningful and effective.



Sort and organize your trail camera photos. Track your deer and predict where they'll be.



bootquery is a web software combining an online database, WYSIWYG app builders using Bootstrap, jQuery and much more.



DliveryPal is a service that enables restaurants to offer food delivery option. Customers, through our mobile application, can place orders from their favorite restaurants. The delivery process is handled by DliveryPal.

Hip Pocket


Get total confidence that you're getting the best financial products possible

Borrow For Your Bump


Buy or Rent maternity clothes - from dresses to denim to work wear rent maternity styles that fit your lifestyle and budget. Borrow your maternity wardrobe.

Connecting people who want to reach a fitness-related goal with expert professionals via online video conferencing



As the healthy dog treats headquarters, we are on a mission to spoil every GOOD DOG on the planet



We automate the process for salespeople who are overwhelmed by making calls on the go.

Browse and shop the limited inventories of local boutiques and designers in major cities and their surrounding areas.

The Synesthesia Network


An educational social network designed to explore the phenomenon of Synesthesia by connecting researchers, synesthetes, and inquiring minds.

Business Exchange


Find Referral-Based Leads And Sales Through Companies You Already Work With

Presage Analytics


Monitor, trace, trend, and analyze food safety and quality data.



Your digital kitchen.



Viirt measures your roof from space and then puts $2500 in your pocket.

Acquired by Intuit in 2003



CardioSys is a data visualization and predictive intelligence technology platform for the healthcare industry.



MultiMechanics helps companies innovate faster, cheaper, and better. It drastically reduces time and costs of product development, by allowing engineers to test their designs virtually, even before the first prototype is ever made. Its initial focus is modeling and simulation tools for advanced materials. Its software was first released at the end of 2012, and has quickly gained customers across multiple countries.

Pickit is a new promotional platform that gives you access to the latest deals from local businesses, while also connecting you with non-profits in your community. Every time you use a Pickit deal you not only save money on your purchase, but you can also donate back to two non-profit organizations in your community! Pickit lets your everyday purchases be a vote for a better community. Download the Pickit app now!

Feya Candles


Feya Candles (started in 2014) is an extention of Hallow Candle Co. (began 2010) where every candle purchased provides a meal for someone in need, we deliver all food raised on our first giving trip in June 2014 with local non-profit Jacob's Well. We partner with non-profit groups to give food and aid around the World to communities in need!

3 teams from Interface Web School


Interface was founded to help generate more great technologists across the region who understand the web development process from idea phase to implementation and ongoing enhancement. With Interface, you can register for courses and tracks that fit with your personal and professional aspirations.

Conservation Fusion


International NGO. Our mission is: Educating to Build and Strengthen our World. Established in September 2010, We are directly connecting the Omaha community with communities living in biodiversity hotspots to raise awareness about our future on a global scale. CF takes education to a new level by creating diverse partnerships and experiences that engage individuals, inspiring them to identify their talents and strengths. Within a team atmosphere, CF delivers a bold new way to tackle conservation and education by empowering and educating to create choice, not charity and dependence. At CF, we are witnessing positive change tracked with real-time data, collected and applied.

NMotion teams


Teams from NMotion's spring class will present what they're working on.

Race Note


Helping racers take setup notes on their tablet or computer since 2013. Record. Race. Win.

Nebraska Innovation Campus


Connecting the Talent of Experts, Companies and the University.

3 teams from Omaha Code School


3 teams from the Omaha Code School will present the projects they've built.

Boutique Window


Simple Online Marketing for Indie Retailers

SPN Ventures


The business behind Silicon Prairie News

Beehive Industries


Software systems focused on asset, infrastructure and dynamic event management.

DVC invests $10,000 - $500,000 in growth companies with an commerce and web services focus.

For people who love their dogs. Niche vertical, massive market.



Lockr is a sports management software that allows coaches to easily track, organize, and measure their practice and game preparation process. Read more: http://www.crunchbase.com/company/lockr#ixzz2tsCe53Fq Follow us: @crunchbase on Twitter | crunchbase on Facebook

Jimmy will do a post-mortem on VoterTide, which was acquired by MindMixer in March 2013.

Don't let your dream purchases become financial nightmares.

An active urban mobility company focused initially on electric-assist bicycle rentals to vacationers in the Caribbean through dock-side and networked solar-powered dispenser/kiosks.



The athlete endorsement marketplace. Build your first campaign in minutes.



Find places to hunt and fish anywhere in the United States, and build your reputation as a responsible outdoorsman.

Profile Wingman


We are here to help enhance your online dating experience. From customized profiles to dating advice, we are your Wingman.

Omaha Code School


Become a Web Developer – Novice to Hirable in 12 [Intense] Weeks

Social Assurance


Social Assurance is The Social Media Management Solution for Financial Services.

Nebraska Global Health Ventures


Providing a new way to monitor patients.

Hello Holiday


Introducing a charming and exuberant approach to style and shopping.



PeggyBank™ transfers LEGACY MEDIA (photos, slides, negatives, home movies, videotapes and audio recordings) to a DIGITAL FORMAT that can be VIEWED and SHARED via the Internet or electronic devices (computers, televisions, etc.). Instead of boxes of photos, film, tapes or DVD’s degrading over time you get easy to find, easy to share PERMANENT memories in a crisp, clear format that won’t deteriorate over time.



Travefy is a group travel planner that solves the coordination headaches of travel. Through Travefy users can invite friends to travel, collaborate on details, book hotels, and manage shared expenses.

Finally, a platform that takes a 21st century approach to solving the problems businesses and job seekers face trying to connect. Through scientific assessments, a matching algorithm, and beautiful portfolios, Vitru takes a bold new approach to connecting businesses and job seekers to their next opportunity.

MTRL Design





Flywheel is a premium WordPress hosting company built specifically for web designers, freelancers and creative agencies. Easily launch and manage your clients’ websites without the technical mumbo-jumbo of traditional hosts.



Bloom.com’s mission is that you will NEVER buy the wrong beauty products again. Through “social beauty” they are able to harness the wisdom and experiences of thousands of women, to provide an unbiased, trusted source for all things beauty. Using open minded, honest feedback from thousands of women, Bloom.com helps women find the products and information to achieve their most beautiful self.

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The organizers are independent licensees of the 1 Million Cups trade name and are not affiliated with the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation (“Kauffman”) or Kauffman Laboratories for Enterprise Creation, Inc. (“Kauffman Labs”). All information, views, opinions and commentaries presented herein are those of the organizers and not those of Kauffman or Kauffman Labs.