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Brennan Costello

University of Nebraska Engler Entrepreneurship Program
Chief Business Relations Officer
Lincoln
Brennan Costello's goal is to turn everyone in Nebraska into an advocate for the Engler Program. He is a recent alumni of the program, currently serves as the Chief Business Relations Officer and is having a ball while doing it. In this role Brennan's job is to construct a network of business leaders, leading entrepreneurs, and community supporters the student entrepreneurs can access and tap into. He's working to create partnerships to share ideas, knowledge and expertise to grow the Engler Program, Lincoln area and greater Nebraska. He's in search of student internship opportunities, coaches and mentors, and challenges for students to tackle.

Brennan's also very interested in the ideation process of entrepreneurs and he has been developing an rapid brainstorming formula titled the Idea Storm. He is helping students quickly identify industry pain points, create solutions and learn to think in an entrepreneurial mindset. Brennan also is a certified facilitator for Three Day Startup and travels the country facilitating startup sprints for collegiate students.
Outside of Engler Brennan is a founding partner in FarmAfield, an Agriculture Technology startup focused on reducing business volatility for farmers around the world. In Spring 2016, FarmAfield traveled to Zurich, Switzerland to compete in the Thought for Food Student competition challenge. And in Summer 2016 Brennan and his team were awarded a Phase 1 Small Business Innovation Research Grant from the National Science Foundation.

My Speakers Sessions

Wednesday, October 23
 

3:00pm