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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

June 10, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha Last summer, Jonathan Sharp undertook two new major responsibilities, one right after the other. In June, his wife gave birth to their fist child, and one month later, he left his job at Union Pacific to found Out West Media, ... read more

June 9, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha If you're a creative in Omaha - at a design boutique or an agency - you should think about giving Martin and Gavin a call or a tweet (ASAP). These recent college grads have set out on a one-month journey ... read more

June 8, 2009 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha I had the opportunity to sit down with Emily Taylor, founder of SponsorPark, to talk about their recent launch of their business and website, which sets aim on revolutionizing the sponsorship arena. SponsorPark is founded on the belief that people ... read more

June 5, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha Congrats to Sara, who pitched A-Wrist-A-Track™ to the nearly 100 people in attendance at last night's Creative Capital Pitch Session II. Her idea, a set of varying colored bracelets, is used to track daily occurrences, ... read more

June 5, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha Interests of Last Week 6/1 - OWH: Gathering input so new voices are heard ( 6/1 - The Weekly Grind: May 30th show, with Silicon Prairie News Event of Next Week 6/9 - PRSA: How to Make Social Media ... read more

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