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6865_b26faf9ffa_small May 16, 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

6864_6ab7286107_small May 16, 2014 by Guest Contributor

Omaha (Guest post by Adam Torpin) While branding the conference has always been a team effort here at Oxide, this is the first year I’ve volunteered to take the lead. As a designer, it’s a very desirable project because the team at Silicon Prairie News, within reason, agrees to trust our expertise and grant us complete creative freedom. read more

6862_6745c118e5_small May 15, 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

6861_5b62fc2c1e_small May 15, 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

6860_f018faf030_small May 14, 2014 by Jordan Pascale

Omaha The second and last Omaha Chamber Startup Event Draft of 2014 is Thursday at 7 p.m. at Aromas in Benson. The Draft is similar to the first one that took place In February, in which community members slot Chamber-sponsored entrepreneurial events on the calendar. The events for this round will be scheduled from July through December. read more

6856_c58703bddc_small May 14, 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

6801_8ea667b15b_small May 14, 2014 by Katrina Markel

Omaha Women-led tech groups are growing in Nebraska and leaders say it's because there's a need for camaraderie, personal growth and networking among women in tech. In the last two years, five Nebraska-based groups have grown in an attempt to change the tide in the male-dominated fields of science, tech, engineering and math. That's partially why software engineer Sandi Barr co-founded Omaha Women Coding, an organization that launched last week. read more

6855_4b19d45b9e_small May 14, 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

6854_be9f347641_small May 14, 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

6848_e2127f4868_small May 13, 2014 by Sponsor Author

Omaha (Sponsor post by Lance Kugler) The first time I attended Big Omaha, I was struck by the collegiality and friendliness of the attendees—everyone was so eager to meet new people and share ideas. But I quickly began to recognize the same quizzical, and sometimes pained, expression on many of those new faces when we exchanged the standard greeting: "So, what do you do?" The young software developer, graphic designer, systems analyst or chief marketing officer was clearly anticipating I would respond, "I am a brilliant chief executive of a brilliant startup looking for brilliant talent such as yours." My response was quite different, however. read more

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