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Nebraska Governor's New Venture Competition

Lincoln, NE

Business application deadline
December 1, 2023
Judge sign-up deadline
December 1, 2023
Entry fee
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First-ever Governor's New Venture Competition open to all students attending a Nebraska postsecondary education institution including universities, colleges, and community colleges.

1st Place Award:    $20,000
2nd Place Award:  $15,000
3rd Place Award:   $10,000

Entries will be accepted in any of these industry categories: Agtech, Advanced Manufacturing, Cleantech, Fintech/Insurtech, Healthtech/Biotech, or Emerging Media Arts.

Schedule and key dates

Deadline 12/1/23
Semi-Finalists chosen 12/8/23
Virtual Semi-Finalist competition 12/20/23
Live Final Competition 2/1/24

Organized by

Dan Hoffman

Date and time

Address and location

Cornhusker Hotel
333 S 13th Street
Lincoln, NE 68508


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Semi-Final Virtual Presentation

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