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6888_4fe1704fef_small May 23, 2014 by Joey Wolfe

Omaha Don't have 30 minutes to watch a Big Omaha speaker video? No problem. Our friends at Tapestry have compiled many of the highlights of our speaker talks into easily digestible, readable presentations. Be on the lookout over the next week, as we'll be sharing a Tapestry for each of our speakers. It's simple: tap to move forward. read more

May 23, 2014 by Jordan Pascale

Omaha Straight Shot accelerator is changing locations from Aksarben Village's Scott Technology Center to The Wareham building in North Downtown Omaha, near the Creighton University campus. "The views from our new digs, which include gorgeous shots of TD Ameritrade ... read more

6858_9b6434967b_small May 22, 2014 by Jordan Pascale

Omaha Since 2004, Aviture has been building software for major companies and defense contractors like Lockheed Martin and Raytheon, but founder of the dev shop, Mark Griffis, had an itch. An itch to get back into the product research and development niche he used to do so well in the dot com era as CTO for Mindflow, which solved plenty of problems, including a cloud-based solution for supply chain problems at Pizza Hut.  read more

6887_f1556d0b8d_small May 22, 2014 by Joey Wolfe

Omaha Don't have 30 minutes to watch a Big Omaha speaker video? No problem. Our friends at Tapestry have compiled many of the highlights of our speaker talks into easily digestible, readable presentations. Be on the lookout over the next week, as we'll be sharing a Tapestry for each of our speakers. It's simple: tap to move forward. read more

6889_83fe8abe96_small May 21, 2014 by Jordan Pascale

Omaha Dusty Reynolds' passion for racing began as a 12-year-old in Hooper, Neb., a town of 850 an hour outside Omaha. He swept garage floors of a dirt car-racing friend. By the time he hit high school, he was a crew chief of a team and for a while after school traveled around the country working on race cars for three to four years. It was there he learned the intracies of what it took to make a stock car run, but also run well. "You have to have good tools in the toolbox," he told a crowd of 30 at 1 Million Cups Omaha on Wednesday morning.  read more

6886_6c00edaea7_small May 21, 2014 by Joey Wolfe

Omaha Don't have 30 minutes to watch a Big Omaha speaker video? No problem. Our friends at Tapestry have compiled many of the highlights of our speaker talks into easily digestible, readable presentations. Be on the lookout over the next week, as we'll be sharing a Tapestry for each of our speakers. It's simple: tap to move forward. read more

6766_db3353fd65_small May 21, 2014 by Jordan Pascale

Omaha One of Nebraska's newest software companies looks and sounds like a startup, and it tends to act like one. It's got five young developer employees. Its products are mobile-based and innovative like a lot of startups. Its website looks like any other. The team practices lean principals. But there's something inherently different about Valvora, a software as a service company focusing on human relations and management solutions, among other things. read more

6884_d0bb08c218_small May 20, 2014 by Joey Wolfe

Omaha Don't have 30 minutes to watch a Big Omaha speaker video? No problem. Our friends at Tapestry have compiled many of the highlights of our speaker talks into easily digestible, readable presentations. Be on the lookout over the next week, as we'll be sharing a Tapestry for each of our speakers. It's simple: tap to move forward. read more

6877_705f2ab79e_small May 20, 2014 by Jordan Pascale

Omaha Yelp Community Manager Will Simons emailed us a while back and asked if we wanted to get coffee. We figured we should since Simons is curating the Omaha community on the popular online review site and app. He's got ... read more

May 20, 2014 by Jordan Pascale

Omaha Omaha's Interface School wants to pay you $2,400 to host a workshop in August. Those with a passion and knowledge in tech or startups can submit proposals through May 30. The workshops can either be two eight-hour ... read more

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