Want to grow your idea into something tangible? Welcome to fertile ground.

As our entrepreneurial ecosystem evolves, breakout success stories emerge, and a new crop of entrepreneurs feels emboldened to launch their ventures here – a place that values collaboration, innovation and acceleration.



The Startup Collaborative

Dedicated to radically improving the odds of startup success.

Watts Accelerator

Provides young and aspiring entrepreneurs with the education, mentorship and funding to build their ideas into a full functioning, money making operation.



Trouvaille’s mission is to provide a collaborative community for women that supports personal and professional growth.

The Mastercraft

A former furniture factory turned creative habitat.

The Wareham

A large part of the entrepreneurial ecosystem located on Creighton University’s campus.

The Garage

An environment for web-based startups to develop concepts into products and teams into companies.

Alley, Poyner, Macchietto Architecture

A space for creatives to work and mingle.

The Scott Technology Center

Designed to facilitate partnerships in the areas of engineering and information technology.

Third Space Coworking & Childcare

A transition space between maternity leave and full-time work.

Commerce Village

Work in a beautiful historic building with world class amenities and stunning views of downtown Omaha.

Watts Coworking

A space where entrepreneurs, startups, and independent professionals can work together to power their most innovative ideas.



Big Omaha

Bringing together the nation’s most passionate members of the entrepreneurial community.


Silicon Prairie News

Stay connected with the happenings surrounding our entrepreneurs, creatives, startups and latest events.


The Startup Collaborative

Connecting entrepreneurs with the resources to succeed.


Startup Genome

Explore our startup community’s local entrepreneurship ecosystem.


Millennial Women Making Their Mark on Omaha Retail

The Greater Omaha retail scene is experiencing a boutique boom, and these dynamic, millennial women entrepreneurs are making their mark.

Sweet Dreams

Longtime baker Michelle Kaiser assumed her friends were pulling a prank. She had, after all, made no secret of her dream of appearing on national TV. Turns out, the person on the other end of the line really was from the Food Network, recruiting her to compete on season four of Spring Baking Championship.

Omaha Has Hustle

Omaha has hustle. From just-in rankings as Fortune Magazine’s No. 5 city where employees are the happiest, to the 2018 No. 1 best metro area for millennials, Omaha is celebrating a winning streak marked by high opportunity and low cost of living.

Gritty to Her Core

Stefanie Monge isn’t one of those people who thinks about talking about the possibility of doing something bold someday. Instead, she ignites the fuse of her dreams with action.

You can start from scratch and build your dream. 

All the breaks you need are available here.