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Monday, October 3 • 3:00pm - 8:00pm
Rise of the Rest Fireside Chat, Pitch Competition, and After Party

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These events are free and open to the public, but you MUST register at:  https://nvite.com/riseofrest/lincoln

Fireside Chat with Steve Case

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:

  • Drive Spotter, Inc. - a machine learning platform for training human and machine drivers
  • Gear Supply Co. - Subscription guitar string plans and high quality guitar goods
  • LifeLoop – a platform for senior living that connects staff, families, and residents
  • Nobl Health - creates, markets, and sells technology solutions to hospitals
  • Opendorse - the largest pro athlete influencer network
  • Places VR - VR & AR social platform for people and businesses to collaborate.
  • Quantified Ag - Sensors and data platform for the cattle industry.
  • RaceNote - RaceNote is a motorsports management platform that makes race teams faster
Happy Hour with Steve Case

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!

Monday October 3, 2016 3:00pm - 8:00pm CDT
Rococo Theatre 140 N 13th St, Lincoln, NE 68508