Silicon Prairie News

Weekly Wrap Up

Omaha September 3, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Mentioned this Week: Jeff and Dusty's trip to Boulder to learn about its startup culture, YPG Entrepreneurial Speaker Series in Lincoln next Tuesday, Creative Capitol Pitch Session III October 1st, BarCamp Omaha October 2nd & 3rd, explanation of BarCamp, thanks for voting for the SXSW panel we submitted, possible Big Omaha party at SXSW, winner of last week's giveaway was [drumroll, please] Rahul Gupta

Interests of Last Week

8/30 -, Jolie O'Dell: RockDex Announces Merger, Fleshes Out Offering for Bands on the Social Web

9/2 - OWH, Paul Hammel: Heineman called ‘tech savvy'

9/2 -, Jolie O'Dell: For Your Voting Pleasure: Ten Startup-Related Panels from the SxSW Panel Picker

Event of Next Week

9/8 - YPG Entrepreneurial Speaker Series: Intellectual Property forum with Shane Thielen

If you have any additional news or events that you’d like the SPN community to know about, please add it in a comment below (a link, date, time and location would be helpful).

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Best part was Dusty looking up when someone was walking upstairs. So funny. It was probably me stopping over to bug Tony.

Congrats Rahul!

Sep 4, 2009 at 04:13 AM

An event to add to next week's calendar.... Social Media Club - 9/9/09 5-7pm at red9 in Lincoln. The speaker is Joey Knecht from Vipa Solutions- he will be talking about using social media to drive business and gain clients.

Sep 4, 2009 at 04:51 AM

Business Information Group (BIG)
Topic: Personal Branding by Randy Hawthorne from Firespring
Date: Thursday, September 10th
Time: 11:35am – 1:00pm
Location: Lincoln Chamber of Commerce – 1135 M Street, Suite 200, Lincoln, NE 68508

Cost: $10 (includes boxed lunch)
Online Registration:
This is an opportunity for entrepreneurs, business managers and those looking to start a business to meet, network and learn about best practices. The Business Information Group (BIG) is hosting a luncheon on Thursday, September 10th at the Chamber of Commerce.

Join us as Randy Hawthorne of Firespring shares an informative and practical presentation on personal branding. His entertaining style will have you engaged in your personal brand before the meeting is through! BIG’s September meeting is proudly sponsored by Mr. Goodcents, University of Phoenix and the Lincoln Chamber of Commerce.

Sep 4, 2009 at 05:14 AM

The polls are open!

Through August 22, help us decide the winners of our inaugural Silicon Prairie Awards, which will recognize 12 companies and individuals. You can vote once per day per category.
Winners will be announced live on stage at
our August 30 event.