Why NMotion gives founders (without a startup) $100K and tells them to forget their assumptions

NMotion, a member of Bio Nebraska, was featured in Startland News, a non-profit newsroom reporting on Kansas City’s innovation community, as part of its Startup Road Trip series that explores innovative and uncommon ideas finding success in rural America and Midwestern startup hubs outside the Kansas City metro. 

Article by Nikki Overfelt Chifalu, Startland News
Published October 12, 2022

On a break from Stanford University, Bumper founder Luke Moberly is back in the Cornhusker State; meeting with investors, attending local startup events and buoyed by about 7,000 app users and a half-million dollars in funding.

His startup — an investing app for teens — is one of NMotion Venture Studio’s early proof points: the first company from one of the Lincoln-based program’s cohorts to earn significant investment after completion.

And for Bumper, it took only nine months from idea to funding.