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Join us for 1 Million Cups Omaha / Lincoln
every Wednesday at 9 a.m. at Mammel Hall

The first three Wednesdays of the month in Omaha and the last Wednesday in Lincoln Get Directions

In Omaha, we meet at Mammel Hall at University of Nebraska Omaha (receive parking pass on arrival), and in Lincoln, we meet at Nebraska Global

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May 21, 2014
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Race Note

Dusty Reynolds @racenote

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

Meet the Organizers

Brittany Mascio @BrittanyMascio

Brittany Mascio is the film and content editor for NElovesPS, a Sherwood Foundation-funded campaign. On the tech side of education, she also works with Omaha Code School. Previously, she served as the Director of Events and Marketing as one of the original members of Silicon Prairie News.

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

Danny Schreiber @Dannyaway

Danny Schreiber is a marketer at Zapier, a Missouri-born startup now based in Mountain View, Calif. Working remotely in Omaha, he helps people all over the world discover the power of Zapier's app integration platform. Schreiber is the founding editor and former managing editor of Silicon Prairie News.

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, global facilitator of Startup Weekends, organizer of Lean Startup Circle Omaha-Lincoln and Lean Startup Machine 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

Past Presenters

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: 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.

blabfeed - digital signage and marketing solutions


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.


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’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, 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.