Check out our event and the rest of Startup Omaha Week!
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If you're interested in startups, this is a great place to meet with founders, investors, and local startup supporters.
Where: Modus Coworking, 1901 Howard St. Omaha, NE 68102
When: Thursday, July 28th, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
What is Startup Grind: We're a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs.
Our monthly events provide opportunities for successful entrepreneurs in our community to share their stories and insights. These events are meant to bring together the startup community and those interested in seeing tech grow in Omaha. Startup Grind is all about being able to tap into the largest community of startups around the world, make meaningful connections, and gain inspiration about the startup journey.
Founder & CEO
Co-Founder and CEO
Co-Founder and CTO
Co-Founder & CEO
Orion Advisor Solutions
Former Co-Founder & Board Member
I See It Ventures
Investor and Advisor
Co-Founder, General Partner
Principal and General Counsel
Public Speaking and Storytelling Coach
Founder, Chief Communicator
As the CEO of BasicBlock, Taylor has a demonstrated history of identifying trends and accurately predicting market strategies in both payments and transportation. With a strong background in tech and marketing, he leads the company’s product team and overarching R&D and customer acquisition initiatives. He’s the catalyst behind the BasicBlock team and is constantly pushing for velocity and growth. He attended Nebraska Wesleyan University before dropping out 6 credits shy of a degree to start BasicBlock and radically upturn an industry. He splits time between the company’s Lincoln and Chicago offices with his dog Mimi unwavering by his side.
John is the Co-Founder and CTO of the fast-growing OpsCompass. They provide real-time visibility, monitoring, and control of cloud environments through products and services.
Todd Clarke was the co-founder of Orion Advisor Solutions. Orion provides asset management and portfolio accounting to Registered Investment Advisors. He currently is an adjunct professor at Creighton University and teaches Entrepreneurship and serves on several non-profit boards.
As a general partner and cofounder at Proven Ventures, Erica Wassinger is a go-to investor for new companies as they pursue growth in Nebraska.
Wassinger, previously named the Silicon Prairie Champion by Silicon Prairie News, has made her mark on the midwest economy tied to the creation and support of hundreds of entrepreneurs and some of Nebraska's most exciting startups.
She routinely contributes to Nebraska's largest news outlet, the Omaha World-Herald, where she discusses the intersections of tech, venture and Nebraska startups. Her entrepreneurial insights have been quoted in publications like Forbes, Inc. Magazine and NPR.
John Bunting is the founder of Beeso Studio. He has 17 Years experience managing projects/programs and co-founding several startups. He has taken development teams from 0 to 100+ and managed portfolios up to $7.5M. Co-founded Evus Technologies, a startup studio in Las Vegas, NV.