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October 16, 2009 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha Mentioned this week: HDC, Cut & Paste Competition, Foursquare, Kt McBratney of Phenomblue, Lays Potato Chips, Highlight Midwest, BarCamp Omaha "ShirtUp" (Coming Soon...), Big Omaha Questions, comments or concerns around this week's "Weekly Wrap Up Show" can be addressed ... read more

October 16, 2009 by Adam Templeton

Omaha I can honestly say BarCamp Omaha was like nothing I'd ever attended. Right from the get-go, there was this indescribable energy pulsing through every rafter of the Nomad Lounge. Maybe it was all that collective entrepreneurial ... read more

October 15, 2009 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha Alright folks! It's here! Some of you may have already seen some chatter on Twitter for this new application called Foursquare. For those who don't know, Foursquare is a location based social network that incorporates fun gaming elements. ... read more

October 15, 2009 by Dusty Davidson

Omaha I'm pleased to announce that there will be a somewhat different event this week that is being organized by Tom Chapman of the Chamber of Commerce and the Cornstalks group: Startup Drinks at Nomad Lounge this Thursday (tonight) at ... read more

October 13, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha I'm excited to announce a couple of changes: I'll now be accepting written submission for our Five in Five series We've moved our blogroll from our main page to its own page Five in Five With the ... read more

October 12, 2009 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha Update 10/13: The conversation with the Scott Technology Center was with Ken Moreano, Executive Director of the Center. We're looking forward to an exciting new event taking place this week at the Scott Technology Center called Springboard. We ... read more

October 10, 2009 by Geoff Wood

Omaha   Corrected attendance numbers for Market Day at 4:27 p.m. on 10/11/09 Tucked away in an old brick structure in the south end of the Des Moines' East Village is an interesting artistic community called the ... read more

October 8, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha Added link to Prairie Dog Coalition at 11:00 a.m. Mentioned this Week: Prairie Dog Coalition, BarCamp Omaha -- shirts are in!, Highlight Midwest, Movement Bash, Verdis Group open house, Nick Hudson and Jim Esch open The Halo Institute, and ... read more

October 8, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha [caption id="attachment_6744" align="aligncenter" width="480" caption="Dan Holke and Gabe Kangas participate in the morning discussion"][/caption] We talked about blogging software, discussed tweeting versus blogging, shared our favorite blogs, and of course, made mention of own blogs. ... read more

October 7, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha We're excited to hear an endeavor led by a couple familiar faces in Omaha, Nick Hudson and Jim Esch, officially began its operations earlier this week. Partnering with Creighton University's business school, they've founded The Halo Institute, ... read more

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