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June 17, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha After an exciting announcement for start-ups yesterday from Leap Ventures, we received a press release from Invest Nebraska Corporation today announcing the launch of its Operational Assistance program, which will invest up to $25,000 in selected companies. (Will ... read more

June 17, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha What I believe to be Omaha's first flash mob, The Great Omaha Pillow Fight, will be taking place at Memorial Park this Saturday at 2:00 p.m. It's creator, Jon Cady, has been entertaining the thought of ... read more

June 16, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha A couple weeks ago, Adam Nielsen of GoodTwin Design started a bit of buzz around Omaha with a tweet: goodtwindesign: Just launched a temporary site for Leap Ventures http://leapventures.org/ Looking forward to working with them. Adam was retweeted ... read more

June 15, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha   Photo by UNO photographer Tim Fitzgerald Monday afternoon, an audience of about 250 gathered at the University of Nebraska at Omaha to hear "the father of the Internet," Dr. Vint Cerf, present his thoughts on "The Future of the ... read more

June 15, 2009 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha Silicon Prairie News is at this afternoon's visit by Google VP Vint Cerf and will release an updated story after the event... You can follow real-time information from the event by following @unomaha on Twitter. Vint Cerf is ... read more

June 15, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha Midlands Venture Forum (MVF) has given us two tickets to give away for this Thursday's Networking Dinner, titled "Initiatives to Spur High Growth Businesses in Nebraska." A $45 ticket, the event will be held at the Scott Conference Center, ... read more

June 15, 2009 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha We recently had an opportunity to catch up with Laura Brooker after hearing great things about the work she's doing and some of the plans she has. Laura shared that she's been turning creative ideas into coordinated print ... read more

June 12, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha Interests of Last Week 6/5 Ernst & Young: Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2009 Regional Awards 6/5 Lava Row: What was your Twitter “A-Ha” moment? 6/10 OWH: A real go-getter 6/... read more

June 12, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha Over the past few months, there's been a buzz around Omaha about new initiatives and organizations forming to accelerate the growth of our start up community. Midlands Venture Forum, who we've partnered with to publicize and rebroadcast its ... read more

June 12, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha Last Thursday, about 40 people gathered at Champion's Club for Midlands Venture Forum's Educational Lunch Session to hear three service professionals offer their best advice for entrepreneurs The first, Steve Amen, J.D., a partner with Kutak Rock ... read more

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