Silicon Prairie News

Weekly Wrap Up

Omaha September 24, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Mentioned this week: submission deadline extended for Creative Capital Pitch Session III, explanation of CCPS III and thanks again to our sponsors: Invest Nebraska Corporation, Lincoln Young Professionals Entrepreneurship Group, Archrival, Turbine Flats, and Red Bull, Jeff and Dusty speaking at the Pape Ventures Conference next Tuesday, The Omaha Blog Co. and The Omaha Blog Co.'s First Meetup, welcome to Erin Sarmiento, our marketing / public relations intern, vote for Nebraska or your state on to help it win 50,000 new books

Interests this Week

9/15 - WOWT: Top i-Tunes App Created in Omaha (Battle Bears by Omaha-based SkyVu Pictures – older than a week, but still good)

9/20 - Omaha World Herald: Making it on your own

9/22 - USA Today: Two new companies let you hop a private jet for less (Omaha-based CoGoJets)

Aug/Sep 09 - Area Development Online: Where Are the Next Cities?

Events of Next Week

9/26 - BarCamp Des Moines

9/26 - BarCamp Kansas City

9/29 - 2009 Nebraska Research & Innovation Conference

10/1 - Creative Capital Pitch Session III

10/2 - Presidential Professor Martinez Celaya Returns to Nebraska for Public Lecture

10/2-3 - BarCamp Omaha

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Okay, Dusty has just doomed himself to massive infection in the next week or so. Declaring yourself the constant is all but guaranteeing you'll be out cold in the next two weeks.

Sep 25, 2009 at 05:57 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.