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Four Companies Selected for Awards

The Lincoln Partnership for Economic Development (LPED) has announced four recipients of the LaunchLNK program for 2020. LaunchLNK helps startups get established and grow in Lincoln by providing funding, resources and opportunities.

Layer, Pawlytics, BrandPlan, and FileFuse have been named as recipients of the LaunchLNK award. The LaunchLNK program provides startups with a $25,000 grant, connections to mentors and potential corporate partners and professional services from HBE, Cline Williams, Suiter Swantz, Eakes Office Solutions and Firespring.

Area Companies Begin Manufacturing Program

There are many reasons why our local economy continues to hum along and flourish. But work remains in the efforts to connect talented individuals and career paths to local businesses.

In Lincoln's economy, manufacturing continues to be a vital sector and one that is important to every corner of the state. Many people have never worked in manufacturing and are not aware of the multiple shifts and career pathways possible. The latest figures show that the manufacturing sector will continue to grow and upwards of 1,000 new jobs could be available in our community by 2024.

Over 800 Attend Hour of Code Event at Innovation Campus

The careers of tomorrow are here today.

Advances in technology have put computers not only at the forefront of most business operations but the driving force for their existence. While understanding computer science takes a great deal of comprehension and learning over time, it’s also something that can be taught and developed at an early age.

Lincoln participated once again in this year’s worldwide event known as Hour of Code.

Lincoln Hour of Code 2019

The world continues to rapidly change around us, especially when it comes to the evolution of technology. More and more careers are technology-driven, and our local businesses must not only understand these changes but employ workers that will utilize and adapt to them.

There is a popular event coming up, one that shows us that anyone can learn the basics when it comes to coding and a basic tutorial on the foundation of computer science.The 6th annual Hour of Code event is coming up on Saturday, December 7.

Five companies participate in fall session

Mark your calendars for mid-December as NMotion’s Fall 2019 Demo Day is just around the corner.

Demo Day is a celebration of NMotion's latest class of innovative startups and entrepreneurship. Each of the five Fall 2019 companies will give a five-minute pitch in front of a captive audience of investors, entrepreneurs and community members.

This event will take place on Wednesday, December 18 from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the Nebraska Champions Club, 707 Stadium Drive in Lincoln.

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