WHO: The Omaha community is excited to bring back for the first time in five years, “Startup Omaha Week” –  a week-long celebration of events focused on building a stronger and more collaborative startup ecosystem within the Greater Omaha area.

For more information on these events and other events throughout the week, please visit Startup Omaha Weeks’ website here.

WHAT: On Monday, July 25, the week kicks off with three events

“We Are Entrepreneurs” YP Council Panel

4:30 PM – 5:15 PM

Join the Greater Omaha Chamber’s Young Professionals Council to hear from a panel of diverse entrepreneurs—tech, traditional business, creative, and food—to learn what makes an entrepreneur an entrepreneur.

Startup Showcase

5:15 PM – 6:30 PM

visit with 16 of Omaha’s fastest growing and scaling startups from multiple industries all under one roof.

Kick-Off Event

6:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Join us in kicking off the start of Startup Omaha Week. We’ll showcase entrepreneurs at the new Granary space in Ralston while having a party. This celebration of our startup ecosystem will be one to remember. Expect food trucks, yard games, a DJ, and so much more! Bring your sunscreen and an appetite! While pre-registration is not required, the first 100 to sign up to attend will receive one free drink ticket for the event.

WHERE: The Granary, 7401 Main St, Ralston, NE 68127

ABOUT STARTUP OMAHA WEEK: Startup Omaha Week is a volunteer and community-led and organized event. All events are organized by those hoping to make a difference within the startup community and entrepreneurial ecosystem in the greater Omaha community including startup founders, startup employees, support organizations, and many more. The last version of a startup week in the Omaha community took place in 2017. In historical years, startup week events and activities have interested over 500+ people attending events throughout the community during a week-long period.

About Greater Omaha

Greater Omaha is a No. 1 ranked up-and-coming-tech hotspot, a “top 10 best place to live on a $60,000 salary” and one of the “best cities for young professionals” according to SmartAsset. Greater Omaha is home to more than 30 communities and nearly 1 million people.

About the Greater Omaha Chamber

The mission of the Greater Omaha Chamber is to champion a thriving business community and a prosperous region through visionary leadership and collaboration.