The Network

Pipeline curates a valuable network for its entrepreneurs. These aren’t connections mired in tradition and formality; they’re people dedicated to doing business the right way.

Pipeline is successful because of our people. By combining our entrepreneurs with a national network of business experts at the forefront of their careers, we’re creating an ecosystem of innovation in the Midwest economy. This national network offers our members exclusive advice and perspective from a plugged-in business community. It helps our entrepreneurs stay ahead of a shifting business landscape. It helps us continue to lead new markets and build companies with real value. Interested in becoming a part of this nationally renowned network? Apply Now.

Regional Founders St. Louis Founders University Partner Sponsors Regional Sponsors Partners National Advisors

2016 National Mentors

2016 Network Advisors

Brian Ardinger, NMotion; Lincoln
Francis Chemlir, ITEN; St. Louis
Laura Classen, Nebraska Angels; Omaha
Bart Dillashaw, Dillashaw LLC; Lincoln 
Michael Dixon, UNeMed; Omaha
Julie Nagel, University of Kansas; Lawrence
Chuck Norris, Nelnet; Lincoln
Brad Roth, NUtech Ventures, Lincoln

Travis Sheridan, Venture Cafe; St. Louis
Rick Vaughn, Enterprise Center of Johnson County; Kansas City
Melissa Walker, Graematter; St. Louis
Michele Weigand, Focused Perspective; Kansas City
Edward Weinhaus, Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis