Computer software possibilities are bountiful, Ohanian said, and the Internet allows for the flow of good, often moneymaking ideas from anywhere in the world.
“With a little money and food — probably Ramen — in a few years, you can have a billion-dollar business,” Ohanian said.
David Keck, director of the Raikes school, said that when he came to the program in 2001, graduates often didn't stay in Nebraska, leaving to work for technology companies elsewhere. Now, technology companies like Hudl — a product of Raikes graduates that provides sports teams with online video services — are situated in Lincoln's Haymarket district.
“The idea that Silicon Valley is the only place you can do this is malarkey,” Ohanian said.
Thanks to all who attended! We had such a great day in Lincoln.