Silicon Prairie News

Big Omaha
6739_42818a83ed_small April 22, 2014 by Joey Wolfe

This year the Kauffman Foundation wants to pay it forward, giving away one Big Omaha ticket to someone who shows a simple act of kindness to others. On Wednesday, April 23, Kauffman is asking you to follow the following ... read more

6733_0f0ddf79b9_small April 21, 2014 by Joey Wolfe

Omaha “Tank is full. Thermometer ready. @BigOmaha tickets here I come! #hotorcold.” Justin Fennert’s preparation paid off. At 11:39 a.m. Saturday, his arrival at the Hot or Cold location was announced with the sound of snapping twigs as he burst through the woods near Zorinsky Lake. With a high five, he secured two tickets to Big Omaha 2014 ... read more

6663_0fe3abb8ba_small April 17, 2014 by Caleb Ulffers

Omaha After five years of Big Omaha, we've learned that everyone loves a good party. It has a bit of a reputation for the energy and excitement around the parties and we're excited to gather everyone to do it all again this year. Below you'll find a comprehensive list of what, where, when and for whom this year's Big Omaha parties are ... read more

6703_eab1235a42_small April 16, 2014 by Caleb Ulffers

Omaha IT'S _______ _____! Phew, that feels better. We've been holding on to that for a little bit and just couldn't wait any longer to tell you. read more

6707_51a2036f1d_small April 15, 2014 by Joey Wolfe

Omaha “Be open to new ideas, people and challenges. It's amazing what you will find when you remove your barriers. Big Omaha provides an amazing platform for this.” — Adam Nielsen (GoodTwin) read more

6688_b9de990553_small April 10, 2014 by Caleb Ulffers

Omaha Our friends at What Cheer—who joined the Pack team in late 2012—created an Omaha-wide hot or cold game where players roam the city, following the website through geo-tracking on their smartphones to receive "... read more

6671_0d6e04d9b2_small April 4, 2014 by Joey Wolfe

Omaha Every year our Big Omaha family grows larger as folks from more than 200 cities across the country and the globe join to be inspired to follow their passions and empowered to build their companies. Silicon Prairie News is thrilled to welcome every new attendee, and we’ll always have a special place in our hearts for the friends who have been with us since the beginning ... read more

6652_e18e9a51b8_small March 31, 2014 by Joey Wolfe

Omaha Over the past decade, Kevin Rose has had a career marked with accomplishments that shaped the internet experience of many. Now, not only his ideas, but investment in the ideas of others have made an immeasurable impact on the tech ... read more

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