First Customer Network

Tomorrow’s Solutions Today

Established businesses can connect with innovative products and services being developed locally by joining our First Customer Network. We’ll match businesses with relevant startups working on solutions for real-world problems.

It’s a win-win for you and the startup.

  • For startups, first customers help validate their ideas and determine market viability.
  • For businesses, first customer status means early access to products and services that can revolutionize industries.

Tap into Omaha's Startup Ecosystem

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How it Works

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Join

Fill out the application to join our network of businesses seeking innovative products.

Get Matched

We’ll match your needs with one or more of the startups solving a real-world problem. 

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Engage

Once introduced, you might be called upon to beta test, help validate ideas or determine market viability.

The Startup Collaborative

Access Innovative Solutions

Get early access—via a personal introduction—to startups developing innovative solutions right here in Silicon Prairie.

Real-World Solutions for Your Industry

From data security and insurance to real estate and retail analytics, Omaha’s startups are working on solutions to real-world problems.

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Data Security

Real Estate

Communications

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Customer Service

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Provide Industry Expertise

Use your industry knowledge to help founders validate their ideas and determine market viability. Your input and feedback could help chart the course of the next industry disrupting solution.

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The Startup Collaborative

The Seeds for Economic Growth

Though few in number, startups can have a big impact on the local economy. They are a excellent source for job creation and future community investment.

Tap Into Omaha's Startup Ecosystem

Get early access—via a personal introduction—to startups developing innovative solutions right here in Silicon Prairie.