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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

6879_8e93ed91fb_small May 19, 2014 by Jordan Pascale

Omaha We all love looking at ourselves. That's what makes photo booths great. And our Big Omaha photo booth pics are uploaded and ready for your viewing pleasure. You can find them on Facebook and Flickr. Thanks to Foo Photography ... read more

6878_3f2ba0646c_small May 19, 2014 by Guest Contributor

Omaha (Guest post by Andy von Dohren) The last two weeks have been a lot of work. I'm not talking about project work, which can actually be a lot of fun. I'm talking about mock interviews, resume writing, portfolio building and documentation writing work. Omaha Code School has done a lot for us over the last 12 weeks. They've taught us, helped us overcome difficult problems and provided mentors for us to learn from. But at no point have they been more helpful than the last two weeks. Lately we have been working on getting all our work ready to show to potential employers. read more

6876_aa209a9f3f_small May 19, 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

6874_b387adde12_small May 19, 2014 by Jordan Pascale

Omaha They haven't mastered programming in 12 weeks, but 13 Omaha Code School students have learned enough to be ready for the real world, says instructor Sumeet Jain. It was the first batch of students to go through the city's first coding school, and while there were no caps and gowns, Friday's graduation ceremony was full of pomp and circumstance. Students demoed their projects, Hello Holiday co-founder Megan Hunt gave a commencement address and students received diplomas. read more

6875_088a85902a_small May 19, 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

6872_f28ee2ac2c_small May 16, 2014 by Jordan Pascale

Omaha It may be a more traditional marketing campaign for a tech company, but there's a Hudl billboard in Omaha. That's two billboards in less than six months for the sports playbook management tech company based out of Lincoln. This one cropped up this week at 24th and Cuming streets, promoting a push for hiring in its new Omaha office, set to open in August. read more

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