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Naad’s Naturals

“I wanted to do something that would make me feel like I was contributing to the earth, and I wanted to align more with one of my favorite quotes, “Be the change you wish to see in the world.”  - Sheri Noordam  In 2015, Shari took a leap of faith and sold...

The Brownie Bar

The Brownie Bar  The concept of the Brownie Bar started in Jim and Michael’s midtown Omaha kitchen. They had a passion for cooking and a love for entertaining friends and neighbors. They gathered guests in their home on a cold February night to taste test brownie...

Prescription Pyro, LLC

Prescription Pyro, owned by Robert (Bob) Harrold, has been in business for 22 years. His business was born after he began fighting wildfires in 2010, following his trip to Idaho to fight fires with the US Fish & Wildlife Service. Prescription Pyro, LLC is a...
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  • The Brownie Bar

    The Brownie Bar

    The Brownie Bar  The concept of the Brownie Bar started in Jim and Michael’s midtown Omaha kitchen. They had a passion for cooking and a love for entertaining friends and neighbors. They gathered guests in their home on a cold February night to taste test brownie...

    read more
    Prescription Pyro, LLC

    Prescription Pyro, LLC

    Prescription Pyro, owned by Robert (Bob) Harrold, has been in business for 22 years. His business was born after he began fighting wildfires in 2010, following his trip to Idaho to fight fires with the US Fish & Wildlife Service. Prescription Pyro, LLC is a...

    read more
    The Relationship Corner

    The Relationship Corner

      I have been in business for about 6 years now. I've always had a vision and a dream of how I wanted to expand my business, but I also knew my dreams were bigger than my pockets. I spent months trying to figure out how I could make my dreams come true. I...

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    The Occasional Collective

    The Occasional Collective

    With the help of Nebraska Enterprise Fund's extended reach into SW Iowa, Alysia Hess, owner of The Occasional Collective in Treynor, IA was able to turn her small business dream into a reality. Hess purchased the old barbershop on Main Street in Treynor and did a...

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    Appsky

    Appsky

    Appsky is a human-centered creative agency that specializes in the design, software, & consulting. They are based in Omaha, NE, and focus on building custom solutions for hybrid mobile apps and progressive web apps (PWAs), WordPress websites and e-commerce, and...

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    Toximiche

    Toximiche

    Michelada mixes were quite new to the Omaha area, so we weren’t sure how well we would do. To our surprise we continued to grow month by month, tapping into new markets. The turning point for us was when we were asked to sell our products inside a popular liquor...

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    Upper Room Brewery

    Upper Room Brewery

    Starting a business is an experience filled with so many emotions, both good and bad. The level of excitement when sharing the story on how the business came to light, and to see and feel this energy being reciprocated from others who share your joy and believe in...

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    Valor General Store

    Valor General Store

    Valor General Store, Hemingford Nebraska Lacy and John Covey are the new owners of Valor General Store in Hemingford, Nebraska.  Lacy and John took a jump out in faith, in the shaky “post-covid” economy to start up a business in rural Western Nebraska. Lacy and...

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