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Tuesday, October 4
 

10:00am

Nebraska Department of Economic Development Funding Opportunities
The Nebraska Department of Economic Development has several programs that can provide grant or equity funding for you startup company. Attend this session for an overview of available programs.

Want to talk one-on-one with NDED staff about a project and if it might be a fit for one of the funding programs? Sign up here for a time slot after the presentation to talk specifically abour your project: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nebraska-department-of-economic-development-office-hours-tickets-28011301557  

Speakers
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Joe Fox

Business Innovation Manager, Nebraska Department of Economic Development


Tuesday October 4, 2016 10:00am - 10:30am
Fuse Coworking Fifth Floor, 151 N 8th St, Lincoln, NE 68508

11:30am

Windstream Policy Panel Lunch: A Conversation with Your Elected Officials
Have a conversation with your elected officials over lunch and discuss policy matters that matter to you! Join Senator Adam Morfeld, Senator Patty Pansing Brooks, City Council Member Trent Fellers, and County Commissioner Todd Wiltgen to discuss issues that affect the entrepreneurial community at the state, county, and local levels.

Lunch is free (thanks to Windstream!), but you must register to attend this event. Seats are limited! 

Tuesday October 4, 2016 11:30am - 1:00pm
Lazlo's 210 N 7th St, Lincoln, NE 68508

1:00pm

Patents, Trademarks and Why They Matter for Startups

Patents can be valuable to a startup companies success.  Startups holding patents are more likely to secure investment, more likely to be acquired, and more likely to achieve long term success than startups without patents (http://bit.ly/2cUpP2N). Find out more about why patents and trademarks are important for startups and what resources are available from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). J. Allen Shriver, Supervisory Patent Examiner with the Rocky Mountain Regional United States Patent and Trademark Office, will share his expertise in this session.

One-on-one sessions to ask specific questions about your startup and patents and trademarks will be available after this session. If you would like to take advantage of these office hours, you must sign up for an individual session here:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/uspto-individual-sessions-tickets-28009100975.


Speakers
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J. Allen Shriver

Supervisory Patent Examiner, Rocky Mountain Regional United States Patent and Trademark Office


Tuesday October 4, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Fuse Coworking Fifth Floor, 151 N 8th St, Lincoln, NE 68508
 
Friday, October 7
 

1:00pm

Startup Talent Infrastructure Update by SCC
Southeast Community College recently developed a facilities master plan to position the college to meet the need for a qualified workforce and affordable access to higher education. SCC has placed a bond issue on the November 2016 ballot to fund the projects. The presentation will include an overview of the proposed plans.

Speakers

Friday October 7, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Fuse Coworking Fifth Floor, 151 N 8th St, Lincoln, NE 68508