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University of Nebraska–Lincoln


A Student-Led Venture Fund Providing Early Stage Capital to Startups

The Husker Venture Fund offers hands-on investment experience for students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln while providing funding for student- and faculty-led startups. The fund, built by alumni and university supporters, is managed by students under the supervision of the Center for Entrepreneurship, the University of Nebraska Foundation and Invest Nebraska.

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Become a Member

Are you a UNL student looking for experience in venture capital? Apply to join other students for hands-on investment experience, networking opportunities and career growth!

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Seeking Funding

Looking to fund your startup? Connect with our team to learn about funding opportunities, Nebraska resources and more!

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Explore Investment Portfolio

View the companies that we have invested in.

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Support Our Fund

Help support the academic, professional and administrative activities of the Husker Venture Fund.

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Kathy Farrell

Impacting multiple stakeholders, the Husker Venture Fund will fill a gap in Nebraska’s venture investment chain for early-stage startups, while at the same time, providing UNL students invaluable opportunities to engage with the venture capital process.

Dr. Kathy Farrell, James Jr. and Susan Stuart Endowed Dean of the College of Business

Mission Statement

To pursue our mission of providing a distinguished hands-on investment experience, UNL students will be able to foster relationships in the startup community, engage with Nebraska and Midwest entrepreneurial opportunities, and fund home-grown innovative ideas and solutions.

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