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Posts by Aaron Onken
571_9965698c7f_small January 13, 2010 by Aaron Onken

Omaha Earlier this week, I took the opportunity to sit down and talk with someone that I was personally thrilled to interview: Gordon Whitten, CEO of Sojern, Inc. Gordon is something of a serial entrepreneur. Originally from central Nebraska, he started ... read more

575_b0b1cc27cb_small January 12, 2010 by Aaron Onken

Omaha I have to admit that I found myself so busy during the holidays that I’m a bit relieved they’re over. Because of that, it seems as though it’s been a really long time since ... read more

December 30, 2009 by Aaron Onken

Omaha   Photo from This time of year, I can't really say that I'm thinking about ice cream very much. There are a few folks out there, however, who don't stop no matter what the thermometer ... read more

December 23, 2009 by Aaron Onken

Omaha We recently put out a call for you to send us your suggestions for iPhone apps built on the Prairie, thinking that they would make great stocking stuffers. We couldn't help it. Danny was inspired. Submissions started rolling in ... read more

December 15, 2009 by Aaron Onken

Omaha It's Cornstalks time again, folks! Wow. It actually occurs to me that this will be the last one of 2009. My, how the year has flown by! Last time (for those of you who weren't there), we heard ... read more

December 10, 2009 by Aaron Onken

Omaha Image by klass4 on Flickr, used with Creative Commons License I’ve been covering iPhone-related stories for a while now, and I’ve noticed something during that time: Omaha has quite a bit of iPhone development! Recently, ... read more

December 8, 2009 by Aaron Onken

Omaha Updated at 11:45 a.m. -- added time of event (6:30 p.m.) This Thursday, Dec. 10, will be the next installment of Startup Drinks Omaha! This month, Startup Drinks will spotlight Brightmix! Let's face it, by this ... read more

December 3, 2009 by Aaron Onken

Omaha Usually, I end up waiting until I remind folks about an upcoming Cornstalks event before posting footage from the previous month, but this time I just couldn't help myself. In November, Cornstalks attendees heard from Timothy Kephart of Graffiti ... read more

December 2, 2009 by Aaron Onken

Omaha Ever hear about a company and think to yourself, "What was it like before they really hit it big?" I do. I'm always curious to hear about how a business started out. Fortunately for me, BioVenture 2009 had three ... read more

November 16, 2009 by Aaron Onken

Omaha It is Cornstalks time again, ladies and gentlemen! Your friendly neighborhood blogger is here to remind you that the newest episode of Cornstalks is taking place this Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce ... read more

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