Now Accepting Speakers for the 7th Annual Midwest Entrepreneurship Conference: April 6-7th

Now Accepting Speakers for the 7th Annual Midwest Entrepreneurship Conference: April 6-7th

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Venture Capitalist Pitch Contest

Have the next big idea? Looking for exposure and feedback on your idea? Submit an application for our VC Pitch Contest and YOU could be selected for the experience of a lifetime. All entrants will have an opportunity to pitch on Friday. Four contestants will be selected to pitch their idea in front of well-known Venture Capitalists from the Midwest during MWEC. Following their pitch, each contestant will have 7 minutes of Q&A from the VC’s, where they not only ask questions, but must provide advice on how to improve your concept.

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2018 Speakers

Peter Shankman

Founder of ShankMinds Breakthrough

Dana Derricks

Author & Copywriter

Duane Spires

Serial Entrepreneur

Lauren Spires

Public Speaker & Sales Ninja

Startup Career Fair

Find your next gig our third annual Startup Career Fair. Join companies such as Hudl, Flywheel, BuilderTrend, and more for networking, interviews, and more!

Networking and Mentoring Sessions

Look no further for advice or your future mentor. Our Networking and Mentoring Sessions provide students with the resources they need to be the next level entrepreneur.

Nationally Recognized Entrepreneurs

Our speakers are young entrepreneurs who have received national recognition such as Entrepreneur Magazine’s Entrepreneur of the Year, appearances on Shark Tank, or listed in Inc Magazine’s. 30 under 30.

Included Breakfast and Lunch

Attendees will enjoy a complimentary breakfast and lunch each day of our conference. Not a morning person? Don’t worry- we will have plenty of caffeine!

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Our Sponsors


  • Early Admission

    $ 75.00
    • Offer Ends March 15th
  • General Admission

    $ 95.00
    • Offer Ends April 7th
  • Bulk Admission

    $ 59.95
    • 5+ Tickets


The Kaneko
1111 Jones St, Omaha, NE 68102