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Entrepreneurs
July 14, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha Last month, I sat down with Rahul Gupta, the Omaha-based CEO of DispatchThis, Inc., a California-based company providing web-based software for the concrete pumping industry. Rahul, who grew up and attended college in California, shared with me ... read more

July 7, 2009 by Jeff Slobotski

Lincoln The amazing business and work coming out of Lincoln these days is keeping us busy!  Our latest interview focuses on Joseph Knecht of Vipa Solutions. Joseph and the team at Vipa has received a lengthy list of accolades over ... read more

June 30, 2009 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha We sat down with John Moorhead of Free Air Collective who told us a bit more about what they're working on in the Western part of the state. You'll recall they just announced "Trivia on Twitter" through a ... read more

June 29, 2009 by Jeff Slobotski

Lincoln Awhile back, we had an opportunity to talk in-depth with Colby Thomson of Lincoln-based Allied Strategy. His privately held company, founded in 2003, is geared to improve insurance industry work flows. Colby is a graduate of UNL's ... 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 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

May 26, 2009 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha We had the opportunity to sit down with Pat Lazure and Rohit Keshwani of WikiCity who shared information about their current project, WikiCity. Founded in late 2008, WikiCity provides unique local content on places, events, and people who would be ... read more

April 27, 2009 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha We had the opportunity to sit down with Joe Olsen, owner and founder of Phenomblue, a few weeks back and get the story on his business, ideas and thoughts around the state of entrepreneurship in the region. Phenomblue is ripping ... read more

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