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Scale Omaha is excited to announce our next event, featuring Gordon Whitten, Principal & CEO of I See It Ventures, Inc. and multi-time exited founder, as our speaker. With a storied career that epitomizes the entrepreneurial spirit, Gordon has founded and led multiple successful companies, transforming industries and creating hundreds of jobs along the way.

Why This Event Is a Must-Attend:

From his early beginnings mowing lawns to developing groundbreaking technology and innovative business models, Gordon Whitten's journey is a testament to the power of vision, determination, and strategic innovation. With over 25 years of experience, Gordon has raised over $50MM in capital investment, launched six businesses, and played pivotal roles in several more, impacting sectors from family entertainment to advanced technology and real estate development.

At Scale Omaha, Gordon will delve into:

  • His entrepreneurial beginnings and the lessons learned from starting a business at a young age.
  • The story behind Champions Fun Center, Capstone Technologies, and the development of ItsDeductibleTM, leading to its acquisition by Intuit.
  • The evolution of Sojern from a boarding pass advertisement idea to a digital advertising powerhouse.
  • The creation and national success of ScoreVision, and how it's changing the game for schools and sports facilities.
  • Insights into the role of innovation, especially in technology and AI, in driving business success.
  • The strategic move into Opportunity Zones and the vision for future investments in Omaha Metro.

Why Scale Omaha?

Scale Omaha serves as a vibrant platform for startup founders, investors, and talent in the Omaha-Lincoln area, fostering connections, collaboration, and growth. Our events are designed to inspire and inform, featuring leaders like Gordon Whitten who have made significant contributions to the startup ecosystem and beyond.

Join Us for an Inspiring Evening:

Don't miss the opportunity to hear Gordon Whitten share his entrepreneurial journey, offering valuable insights into innovation, strategy, and the importance of resilience. This event is your chance to network with fellow founders, meet potential investors, and connect with startup talent, all while gaining inspiration from one of Omaha's most successful entrepreneurs.

Mark your calendar and reserve your spot at Scale Omaha's upcoming event. Be part of a conversation that will empower your own entrepreneurial path and provide you with the tools to scale your startup to new heights.

Where: Modus Coworking, 1901 Howard St. Omaha, NE 68102 Third Floor

When: Thursday, May, 16th, 2023 from 5:30 PM* to 8:00 PM

* We're starting 30 minutes earlier now to accommodate more networking!


5:30 PM - 6:30 PM


6:30 PM - 7:15 PM


7:15 PM - 7:30 PM


7:30 PM - 8:00 PM


What is Scale Omaha: Scale Omaha gathers a community of founders to learn from the stories of successful startups.

We're a local 501(c)(3) hosting events that provide opportunities for successful entrepreneurs in our community to share their stories and insights. These events are meant to bring together the startup community and those interested in seeing tech grow in Omaha.

We've hosted 30+ events already and recorded them all! There's a masterclass in how to start a startup in Omaha successfully in this playlist: https://scaleomaha.com/category/speakers/


Venue Information

Modus Coworking
1901 Howard Street
Omaha, NE 68102

Organizer Information

Scale Omaha

1901 Howard Street
Floor 3
Omaha, NE 68102

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