Chicago Bear Prince Amukamara invests in alma mater startup

Nebraska Startup opendorse raised $3.5 million in a Series A financing round led by Serra Ventures, Flyover Capital and a pack of Nebraska football stars including Chicago Bears cornerback Prince Amukamara. opendorse is an athlete branded-content platform that connects athletes to major brands.  opendorse, founded by two college athletes Adi Kunalic and Blake Lawrence, streamlines…

Using mindfulness to tackle mental disorders

Barath Anandakumar is the founder of Actiwit. Barath’s younger brother dealt with seizures and after getting training from their father, Barath’s younger brother’s health improved. Barath next wanted to find a way to make this treatment more portable. Currently Actiwit is a program that offers individualized brain tracking for children diagnosed with ADD and ADHD. But…

Kids Need Not Be Afraid to Invent!

Joseph Greer is the founder of makexchange. Joseph realized that education was far too difficult for kids. He decided to break down that learning curve. Makexchange provides kid-friendly invention kits that give kids a start on STEM education. In order to succeed, Greer and his team had to figure out what scares people away from building.…