Silicon Prairie News

7018_09c9895d15_small July 1, 2014 by Megan Bannister

Ames Ames cloud-based business reporting solutions company WebFilings announced Tuesday it will change its name to Workiva, in part to reflect its focus on its Wdesk platform. read more

7016_5f189f6a7c_small June 30, 2014 by Jordan Pascale

Lincoln Travefy, the startup out of Lincoln that wants to make group travel easier, has acquired San Francisco competitor Tripeese. Travefy made the announcement Monday morning. Tripeese was founded in 2013 by Wharton and Harvard Business School students Rodrigo Boscolo and Matheus Riolfi. Their trip planner was released in mid-2013 via partnerships with Expedia and HomeAway. read more

6999_61e0b0fee8_small June 30, 2014 by Kate Brosseau

Omaha The Omaha startup scene has branded itself as a collaborative community with a one-for-all, all-for-one mentality. And though Omaha is no stranger to networking socials, hackathons and other events connecting professionals, friends Corey Spitzer, founder and developer at Riff Labs, and Sumeet Jain, founder of dev shop Big Wheel Brigade and Omaha Code School, observed those events seldom help businesses with major breakthroughs.  read more

6989_4676f546a2_small June 30, 2014 by SPN Newsroom

Every Monday Silicon Prairie News' editorial team will share some of the interesting regional content we've read as well as SPN's most-read stories over the last week… read more

7004_bf3d537e1f_small June 28, 2014 by Jordan Pascale

Lincoln Something most people don’t know about me: I’ve face painted for seven years. I still do it occasionally and I still love it. The best part is when you see a kid absolutely glowing after transforming their dreams of being Spider-Man into a reality. read more

7011_d1506e2013_small June 27, 2014 by Joey Wolfe

Omaha On stage at KANEKO, the serial entrepreneur outlines three categories of motivation: making money, being famous and making a difference. The Big Omaha video series is brought to you by First National Bank of Omaha. read more

7003_9019fc6b09_small June 27, 2014 by Jordan Pascale

Omaha Flywheel, Omaha's WordPress hosting startup, has hired 10 more employees and is moving to a new office Downtown to accommodate its growth… read more

7008_fd73e746a9_small June 27, 2014 by Guest Contributor

Omaha (Guest post by Luis Lopez) I’ve lived in a few countries, but the one that has marked my entrepreneurial spirit the most is Belize. At age seven, along with my family, I relocated to Belize for four years of missionary work in some of the poorest areas of the country, aiding the less fortunate with food, housing, education and healthcare.… read more

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