Silicon Prairie News

Big Omaha
6791_186530cbea_small May 8, 2014 by Joey Wolfe

Omaha With Big Omaha 2014 sold out, we know there are a number of people who won’t be able to make it to KANEKO this year for the conference. No need to fret. Thanks to sponsor Proxibid, Big Omaha will be live-streaming on this page—check back at 9 a.m. Thursday—from open to close on both days. read more

6795_72ba4781a0_small May 7, 2014 by Joey Wolfe

Omaha And so it begins. We invite Big Omaha 2014 attendees and the general public to join us tonight for the Big Omaha Opening Party. Hosted by our friends at Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, the event allows folks to grab their badges, catch up with old friends and meet some new faces you'll be seeing over the next three days. read more

6794_9794fb1d41_small May 6, 2014 by Joey Wolfe

Omaha This week Big Omaha welcomes a lineup of 14 speakers, each of whom offering something different to the biggest crowd in the conference's history. With experience in a wide variety of industries, these speakers will offer varied and valuable insight to educate and inspire attendees. Take a look at the all-star lineup, and get acquainted with this year's speakers through the bios and links provided. read more

6782_70add06719_small May 2, 2014 by Joey Wolfe

Omaha Over the past few weeks, numerous events have cropped up in conjunction with Big Omaha, and we couldn't be more excited. To complement and reinforce the energy surrounding the conference, these events further the impact of Big Omaha not only for attendees but also the local entrepreneurial scene. read more

6781_ba9e73c5c9_small May 2, 2014 by Jean Nobile

Omaha As we head into next week, the SPN team wanted to send another wave of thanks to our partners. The support received from our sponsors has been crucial to the success of every event over the past six years, and while we could never truly say what this support means to us, perhaps a simple thank you is a good first step.  read more

6780_1b8510abd5_small May 2, 2014 by Joey Wolfe

Omaha Today we’re thrilled to release the detailed Big Omaha 2014 schedule. Below you’ll find a comprehensive list of every speaker, party, meal and special event. Be on the lookout in the coming days for more information on everything Big Omaha. read more

6773_7cfcf31501_small April 30, 2014 by Joey Wolfe

Omaha For Big Omaha attendees, we strive to present an environment that allows for interactions that result in growth of knowledge and meaningful connections. Attendees should be able to experience this not only from the stage, but at every meal, lounge and party from May 7-9. As a way to encourage moments of discovery and interaction, we call on artists to present ideas in a way we could never imagine ... read more

6767_be6b28e0d2_small April 29, 2014 by Jean Nobile

Omaha As we approach next week, I wanted to take some time to thank those who make this event happen. Big Omaha and all the amazing things that come with it wouldn't be possible without their belief in our community, and their support allows Silicon Prairie News to continue connecting and covering the community that has enabled so many to find success in the Midwest. Learn a bit more about them and stay tuned for additional sponsors later this week to see what they’re doing in their own space as well as in the startup community ... read more

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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.