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7021_f89a3683d8_small July 5, 2014 by Megan Bannister

Omaha Prairie Portraits is a weekly set of questions intended to help the community get to know someone from the Silicon Prairie startup scene a little bit better. Prairie Portraits feature a fixed set of questions ranging from career background ... read more

7033_db431c5e30_small July 4, 2014 by Joey Wolfe

Omaha                  Today's a day to spend with family and friends—grilling, swimming, firework gazing. You're probably not interested in looking at a computer, at least we hope not. And ... read more

7031_8bf4344ab3_small July 3, 2014 by Jordan Pascale

Omaha On July 6, Omaha, Lincoln and Sioux Falls residents will be unleashed on a respective citywide scavenger hunt for local vinyl music. Their only ally? A series of hints on the Internet. Unfound Sounds is one of Michael Todd's Omaha Code School projects, one he created with Ruby and jQuery. "I needed to build a blog for class, but wanted to build something with a little more creativity and longevity," Todd said. "Hopefully it builds community, too, but I think it's just for fun." read more

7014_2fbf2b6eee_small July 2, 2014 by Jordan Pascale

Omaha Interface School, the web development and design school started by Dundee Venture Capital, is moving from Scott Technology Center in Aksarben to the Wareham Building in North Downtown. Interface will be on the first floor, joining Straight Shot. The accelerator moved earlier this summer to the second floor. read more

July 2, 2014 by Jordan Pascale

Omaha Startup Digest now has Omaha/Lincoln and KC editions after a long hiatus. The cities used to be in a "Silicon Prairie" list, but has since been broken down into specific cities. It appears there were only curated events ... read more

7024_60610eda16_small July 2, 2014 by Jordan Pascale

Omaha Leandro Castro always loved thinking about the way things move, work and break. He also had a love for computers. As a kid in Brazil, he messed around in both areas, dabbling since the age of 12. After attending college there, he took a study abroad experience at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where he got his Ph.D. in engineering mechanics. read more

7023_3b52b50f4d_small July 2, 2014 by Joey Wolfe

Omaha Nathan Gold, founder of Demo Coach, shares how entrepreneurs can successfully tell their story with attendees at Big Omaha 2014. Brought to you by First National Bank of Omaha. read more

7025_3eaecea753_small July 2, 2014 by Jordan Pascale

Omaha Apparently the recipe for getting buzz for a game is a little bit of humor, a little talent and a heck of a following… read more

6951_2f4298d5a5_small July 2, 2014 by Carson Vaughan

Omaha Following a second-stage equity-financing round led by non-profit venture capital firm Invest Nebraska last October, Omaha-based GamePlan Technologies says it’s pleased with the results… read more

7012_b90d414f1b_small July 1, 2014 by Jordan Pascale

Omaha The nonprofit online media company that focuses on local Nebraska music launched a radio app and new site this week. has its first redesign since it launched in 2010 with a mission to make the state a globally recognized cultural destination. The new site is fully responsive with an embedded radio station that has a new playlist every Monday. read more

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Winners will be announced live on stage at
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