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841_395a4a4aed_small April 19, 2010 by Dusty Davidson

Omaha This Friday there's an amazing conference taking place in San Francisco called the Startup Lessons Learned conference. Hosted by Eric Ries, the Startup Lessons Learned (SLL) conference is the first event focused soley on learning how to build lean startups. From its site: Startup Lessons Learned is the first… read more

April 17, 2010 by Dusty Davidson

Every day I comb through my Google Reader reading sites like Hacker News and others, and star articles that are especially interesting about startups, entrepreneurship and miscellany. read more

777_cda469586e_small April 12, 2010 by Dusty Davidson

Omaha Photo by Malone & Company Photography. It's very easy to get caught up in the names of people who are speaking at a conference like Big Omaha. Today, however, I want to take a step back, and describe the experience of the event. When we started planning the first Big Omaha over a year and a half ago, we knew we wanted to create a unique and memorable experience for attendees. How do you feel when you're there? What do you… read more

April 10, 2010 by Dusty Davidson

Every day I comb through my Google Reader reading sites like Hacker News and others, and star articles that are especially interesting about startups, entrepreneurship and miscellany. These are some of my favorites: * PayPal Never Could Have Been Built Lean (www.leehower.com) * Marketing for SaaS… read more

April 3, 2010 by Dusty Davidson

Every day I comb through my Google Reader reading sites like Hacker News and others, and star articles that are especially interesting about startups, entrepreneurship and miscellany. These are some of my favorites: * Our Best Startup Advice (a list of lists) (readwriteweb.com) * Coworking 101: A Brief History… read more

782_0ad296e754_small April 1, 2010 by Dusty Davidson

From time to time, we like to remind everyone of the various ways to consume the content that we're publishing here at Silicon Prairie News. We list some of our options on our Subscriptions page, but recently we've added some additional ways to receive our content. RSS Feeds… read more

March 27, 2010 by Dusty Davidson

Every day I comb through my Google Reader reading sites like Hacker News and others, and star articles that are especially interesting about startups, entrepreneurship and miscellany. These are some of my favorites: * So Here's How Many Games I Sell (jeff-vogel.blogspot.com) via Simon Kuo read more

745_a9f5fdcbc2_small March 25, 2010 by Dusty Davidson

Omaha Recently, we stumbled upon a great interview with Susan Thomas, executive director of the Omaha Creative Institute (OCI), over at the organization's website. If you haven't had a chance to check out the Omaha Creative Institute, I encourage you to do so. To learn more, we sent her a few questions of our own. You'll find her responses below the video, which was included with her answers on OCI's website. read more

750_1c41dcd875_small March 24, 2010 by Dusty Davidson

Omaha Mike McCarthy is the founder of McCarthy Capital, an Omaha-based private equity firm. Prior to the 2010 Young Professionals Summit, Joe Olsen of Phenomblue sat down with Mike to talk about business skills, entrepreneurship… read more

758_e900099354_small March 24, 2010 by Dusty Davidson

Omaha Many of you who follow Silicon Prairie News regularly or attend some of our events, are likely familiar with former BrightMix intern Ben Schaechter (a.k.a. Bentern). Ben spent the summer working at the BrightMix / SPN office, building out his company GoPollGo, and has recently accepted a position at Techcrunch... read more

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