Oct. 3rd - 3:00pm - The Rococo Theater - Free
Join Steve Case for a Fireside Chat interview where he will be discussing the city's startup economy. Come listen to Steve talk about the challenges and opportunities facing entrepreneurs, the Rise of the Rest concept, and how this is the best moment in recent history to start and scale a business in Nebraska.Startup Pitch Competition
Oct. 3rd - 4:00pm - The Rococo Theater - Free
During the Rise of the Rest Pitch Competition, 8 of the most innovative startup companies in Lincoln & Omaha will be given the opportunity to pitch Steve Case and a panel of all-star judges, with a $100,000 investment prize going to the winning startup. Join us to hear from some of the most innovative and creative entrepreneurs in your city as they deliver their 5 minute pitches!
Companies pitching to Steve Case include:
Oct. 3rd - 6:00pm - The Rococo Theater - Free
After a great day, Steve Case and the ROTR crew will be hosting an open-bar networking party for entrepreneurs, investors, and all other members of the Lincoln & Omaha entrepreneurial ecosystem. Join us to celebrate all the amazing progress in Nebraska, meet the people making it happen, and enjoy a few drinks with new friends!
Those attending the Pitch Competition will have first priority into the Happy Hour, which has limited space, so be sure and register for the Pitch Competition as well!