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October 27, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha Name: Brooke Ossenkop Full-time job: Director of Revenue Management at Hilton Omaha City you’re blogging from: Omaha! Name, subject and URL of your blog: Hilton Omaha Blog (aka Omaha Online Coffee Table Book), awesome stuff that Omaha ... read more

October 27, 2009 by Aaron Onken

Omaha   [caption id="attachment_7297" align="aligncenter" width="479" caption="Used with permission from MAHA Music Festival"][/caption] Last weekend, I met a friend for some coffee. Conversation drifted toward a subject that comes up from time to time: Why do ... read more

October 27, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha Added mention of Lincoln Journal Star article on 10/28 at 10:50 a.m. From the same organization that sponsors our Creative Capital Pitch Session $1,000 prize, comes a competition much larger in prize money and scope. On ... read more

October 27, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha In a few weeks, Omaha-based Grattifi Tracker will hold its first-ever Government 2.0 Innovation Challenge (G2IC), a weekend competition in which college students will be required to develop a technology solution to aid government with public safety. ... read more

October 26, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha I forgot to include this in last week's Weekly Wrap Up and wanted to make sure to help get the word out on another event from Girls in Tech Omaha: Blogs, Twitter, Facebook and online video have changed how ... read more

October 26, 2009 by Aaron Onken

Omaha Well, the end of the month is nearly upon us. This can mean only one thing, it is time once again for another edition of Cornstalks, the Greater Omaha Chamber's group for pre-seed and seed entrepreneurs from the ... read more

October 22, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha Mentioned this week: Filming on location at Aromas Coffeehouse, last week's Weekly Wrap Up Show at HDC, Gabe Kangas wins a Big Omaha T-shirt for our Foursquare contest, Joe Olsen's interview with mood lighting, Movement Bash, Highlight ... read more

October 22, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha KANEKO, the venue at which we held Big Omaha last year, will kick off its Great Minds Series tonight at 7 p.m. with a presentation by Sheryl WuDunn, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and co-author of Half the Sky: ... read more

October 21, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha One of the benefits of working in BrightMix's office is meeting the clients that stop by for meetings, parties, or the sporadic Friday grill session. It was at the latter of these that I met Timothy Kephart and his ... read more

October 21, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha Inspired by Andy Brudtkuhl's post, 5 Reasons To Attend Highlight Midwest In Des Moines #hmdm, I've written my own. Before you read mine, however, make sure to pay a visit to Andy's site to see his in ... read more

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