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Inside Outside Innovation Summit 2018

MAY 29-31, 2018 • LINCOLN, NE


Inside Outside Innovation Summit 2018

MAY 29-31, 2018 • LINCOLN, NE

Startups + Corporates + Community

The Inside/Outside team is bringing together leaders in the world of startup and corporate innovation to help you accelerate growth, launch new ideas, and compete in today's changing marketplace.

  • Over 20 amazing keynote speakers and sessions focused on trends, best practices, skills, and insights for delivering innovation inside and outside the enterprise

  • 500+ attendees

  • VIP, Opening, & Closing Networking Parties

  • Curated matchmaking for startups, enterprises, and investors

  • Startup Showcase highlighting over 40 Seed/Series A startups

  • $120k Investment Pitch Competition + $25k LNK Launch Grant Competition

  • 2+ Immersive days of innovation and inspiration

Accelerate Growth • Launch New Ideas • Compete in Today's Changing Marketplace

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Who Should Attend?

Who Should Attend?

If you're an enterprise leader, entrepreneur, investor, or community innovator looking for a front-row seat to the latest thinking, tools, tactics, and trends in innovation, don't miss this 2-day immersive event.

  • Level-up your skills on customer validation, experimentation, design thinking, and lean startup techniques.

  • Engage with new startups, new technologies, new business models and new talent from around the world.

  • Learn how to better compete in the changing landscape of disruption and emerging technologies with a front-row seat to new innovation tools, techniques, and trends.

  • Build your capabilities to create a culture of learning, speed, and adaptability.

  • Grow through curated connections and collisions with leading experts, market leaders, and industry peers.

  • Upgrade your innovation toolkit.

  • Foster your creativity and curiosity.

Companies in every industry are looking to innovate faster and more effectively - inside and outside the organization. The Summit is a way to speed up these collisions and connections for both startups and corporate innovators.

For Startup Teams

The Speakers sessions will enable teams to learn directly from other startup and corporate leaders. From moderated Table Talk sessions with peers to curated Matchmaking sessions with corporates and investors, startup teams will have access to unmatched opportunities.

Showcase & Win

At the center of the Summit is the Startup Showcase, with spots for up to 40 selected high-growth startups from various industries (FinTech, InsuranceTech, MarketingTech, HRtech, SaaS, Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, and others). Startups chosen for the floor will have an opportunity to better engage corporate customers and partners, show off new technologies and meet and mix with fellow startup teams.

Each startup must apply to be included in the showcase and/or the pitch competition. Chosen teams will be matched with corporate innovators & fellow startup founders (think investor, customer & talent speed-dating).

A select number of startups will be chosen from the application pool to compete for a $120k investment pitch competition & $25k LNK Launch Grant incentive opportunities. Tickets will be required for all attendees. 

A rolling application process is being used, so we encourage teams to apply early.

Don't miss the opportunity to:

  • Find your next customer, pilot partner, or investor 
  • Connect with leading industry mentors and experts
  • Learn from tactical training led by fellow founders and industry experts
  • Get introductions to corporate innovators and investors through targeted matchmaking and “speed-dating” sessions
  • Showcase your products/services to gain brand and market exposure
  • Compete for investment & LNK Launch Grant and pitch opportunities

You don't have to showcase or pitch to be a part of the action. Grab a ticket to access all of the keynotes, sessions, networking, parties or just to walk the showcase floor.

For Corporate Teams

Corporate teams won't want to miss the opportunity to learn the latest tools and techniques for accelerating innovation. Meet and engage directly with startups to learn first-hand what it's like to think, move and act at startup speed. Talk to industry experts and other innovation teams to better understand the latest trends and the methods for injecting innovation into larger organizations. Give your teams the necessary training to move faster and act bolder. Walk the Startup Showcase area to meet the teams building the latest technologies and services.

  • Gain efficient exposure to disruptive technology startups
  • Collaborate with other industries and corporate innovators
  • Find targeted startups for your business strategy
  • Learn the latest tools for corporate innovation & business model disruption
  • Accelerate speed to market, revenue streams, and investment opportunities
  • Position your company as an industry leader for talent and growth

For Individuals / Investors / and other community Innovators

Attend to learn, engage, and connect with other innovators, investors and community innovators. Grab a ticket for access to all of the sessions (including keynotes, the Startup Showcase, and the Opening Night party and Innovators & Instigators Mixer). 

Learn about innovation trends, Lean Startup, and other startup + corporate innovation methodologies. Other sessions will cover business model disruption, partnering with startups, fundraising, and more. 

Grab Your Tickets today!


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See you in Lincoln - May 29-31, 2018