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5665_9c6e06e0c9_small May 9, 2013 by Riane Menardi

Omaha Big Omaha has gone 8bit. The annual event is nearly one day in, and even at this highly innovative tech conference, there's still room for old-school style—and Adam Nielsen is proving it. Nielsen is one of this year's Big Omaha artists, live-drawing (yep, that's right—live-drawing) caricatures of the 14 speakers while they're on stage. Images from his computer are projected onto a wall in the event … read more

5126_9236f77114_small December 20, 2012 by Danny Schreiber

A pair of Silicon Prairie companies this week introduced easy ways to help their neighbors tout their Midwestern roots. Goodtwin, an Omaha digital agency, today launched Silicon Prairie Built (above), a site that encourages startups in and around Omaha, Des Moines and Kansas City to identify themselves as Silicon Prairie shops. Silicon Prairie Built offers badges that companies can add to their … read more

3154_25e3a3f521_small November 10, 2011 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha Adam Nielsen of GoodTwin, a boutique creative firm he founded in 2005, announced on Monday the addition of Andrew Wirick as co-owner, leader of technology, chief of finance and, for what we assume will be the leisure activity in the office, brewmaster. With Wirick on board, however, GoodTwin plans to brew up a new business, as well. "More importantly," Nielsen said in a company newsletter … read more

1427_2c109c9aeb_small November 10, 2010 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha Earlier today, Dundee Venture Capital officially announced its founding in Omaha with the launch of its website, In great big, bold letters, the Dundee Venture Capital homepage reads: "Investing in dynamic & passionate entrepreneurs." And although it's located in Omaha's quaint midtown district called Dundee, its "Questions" page states that they're ready to invest in startups throughout the U.S. – "whether you’re in Boulder, New York or right here in Omaha." Officially founded last month by Mark Hasebroock, best known as one of the three co-founders… read more

June 23, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha At this month's Cornstalks, Mitchell Schefcik, Co-Founder, President and CEO, of Optira will be speaking. Optira, a San Jose-based company with its operations office in Omaha, uses scanning laser technology to create extremely accurate 3D CAD models ... read more

June 9, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha If you're a creative in Omaha - at a design boutique or an agency - you should think about giving Martin and Gavin a call or a tweet (ASAP). These recent college grads have set out on a one-month journey ... read more

July 2, 2008 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha I had the opportunity to interview, along with Dusty's help and his awesome new camera, Adam Nielsen from Bi-'stO Design. Here's one of Omaha's best graphic designers. Keep an eye on this guy as he's ... read more

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