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June 26, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha News of Last Week 6/22 - OWH: What we are protesting: Iranian elections (Story on those who are spreading the message via Twitter) 6/20 - OWH: Venture to offer a co-working combo (Jailbreak Omaha) 6/24 - Fast Company: PhenomBlue'... read more

June 24, 2009 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha About a month ago I was approached by an editor at BusinessWeek who was interested in learning more about Omaha's emerging technology and entrepreneural scene.   Throughout the process of writing the story...and rewriting...the editor did ... read more

June 24, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha Earlier this month, PRSA Nebraska, the local chapter of the Public Relations Society of America, gathered over the lunch hour to hear a panel address the topic of social media, titled "How to Make Social Media Work for You and ... read more

June 23, 2009 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha Awhile back I had the opportunity to sit down with Wayne Brekke, aka "The Podfather," for a great conversation on all of the projects he's involved with. I first heard of Wayne for his work with the Worlds of ... read more

June 23, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha At this month's Cornstalks, Mitchell Schefcik, Co-Founder, President and CEO, of Optira will be speaking. Optira, a San Jose-based company with its operations office in Omaha, uses scanning laser technology to create extremely accurate 3D CAD models ... read more

June 23, 2009 by Dusty Davidson

Omaha Just over six months ago, I wrote a post here on SPN outlining "The State of Coworking in Omaha." In this post, I alluded to the fact that a number of people, Jeff and myself included, had been dreaming and ... read more

June 21, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha Yesterday's "Great Omaha Pillow Fight" was a smashing success. Although the expected numbers from the Facebook event didn't show, about 170 fighters and spectators (according to photo above, I was fighting and forgot to count) came out to ... read more

June 19, 2009 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha As the energy and excitement continues to grow in our region for the subject matter we're covering, so too does the number of stories that we get to cover.  That being said, we are looking to add another ... read more

June 19, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha Interests of Last Week 6/12 - (via NE Creative): Archrival Teams Up to Create Free Beauty Samples 6/18 - Mashable: Will @Trivia Be the Biggest Twitter Game Yet? (Triv140, a joint venture between San Francisco-based Stage Two ... read more

June 18, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha Not quite the same announcement as the past two days from Leap Ventures and Invest Nebraska Corporation, but the two founders from Leap have also expanded their professional services to better serve entrepreneurs and startups. Dave, an attorney at Husch ... read more

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