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1841_9adb60113f_small March 1, 2011 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha (Photo by Malone & Company) Today, we're releasing the last presentation in our video series from Big Omaha 2010! This video features Tony Hsieh, Zappos CEO and author of the New York Times bestseller "Delivering Happiness". When Tony confirmed that he'd be able to make Big Omaha 2010, we all knew we were in for a treat. Tony shared many of the details around what has made the Zappos organization… read more

1840_0a83735427_small February 25, 2011 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha (Photo by Malone & Company) Today, we're releasing the eleventh presentation in our video series from Big Omaha 2010. This video features the "Entrepreneur Panel" in which David Hauser of Grasshopper Group led the discussion of three entrepreneurs: Matt Galligan, co-founder of SimpleGeo, Alexa Andrzejewski, co-founder & CEO of Foodspotting and Justin Shaffer, founder of HotPotato (now with Facebook). read more

1603_94f136b2ad_small January 6, 2011 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha (Photo by Malone & Company) Today, we're releasing the tenth presentation in our video series from Big Omaha 2010! This video features the "Extended Speaker Q&A" in which we brought back on stage six of our speakers: Jason Fried of 37signals, Gary Vaynerchuk of Wine Library TV and VaynerMedia, Scott Belsky of Behance, Dennis Crowley of foursquare, Danae Ringelmann of IndieGoGo, and Robert… read more

1609_729b2fa15e_small December 28, 2010 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha (Photo by Malone & Company) Today, we're releasing the ninth presentation in our video series from Big Omaha 2010! This video features Matt Mullenweg, founder of Automattic (the company behind Wordpress, Akismet, Gravatar, IntenseDebate and more), interviewed by Robert Scoble, technical evangelist, author and blogger best known for his blog Scobleizer and his work with Building43. (Recorded on May 14, 2010.) In their discussion… read more

1576_f6de10f9a5_small December 20, 2010 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha (Photo by Malone & Company) Today, we're releasing the eighth presentation in our video series from Big Omaha 2010! This video features Big Omaha 2009 returnee Jason Fried, co-founder of Chicago-based 37signals, makers of small business collaboration and CRM software. Fried is also the co-author of the New York Times best seller "REWORK." Fried's talk addresses 10 things he's learned over the… read more

1519_4804c6c640_small December 6, 2010 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha (Photo by Malone & Company) Today, we're excited to release the next video in our Big Omaha 2010 video series, that of Melody McCloskey, co-founder of StyleSeat, a San Francisco-based company providing online tools for beauty, health, and wellness professionals to build and grow their businesses. McCloskey previously managed video analytics and started the digital distribution department… read more

1394_e7c10e8ba4_small November 1, 2010 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha (Photo by Malone & Company.) Today, we're excited to release the fifth video in our Big Omaha 2010 video series, that of Gary Vaynerchuk, founder of Wine Library TV, New York Times bestselling author of "Crush It!," and co-founder of VaynerMedia. From the very first year that we had the idea for Big Omaha, Gary was the first one to sign on for the event. Not only did he agree to speak, but since then, Gary has been an amazing supporter, friend and asset… read more

1382_86b6e73a58_small October 21, 2010 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha (Photo by Malone & Company) Today, we're excited to release the video of Danae Ringelmann of IndieGoGo. Danae co-founded IndieGoGo to democratize fundraising as any project or idea on the site – creative, cause or entrepreneurial – can raise money, offer perks, and then keep 100% ownership of their own project. Ringelmann was recently honored by Fast Company magazine… read more

1354_86c1e278cc_small October 14, 2010 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha (Photo by Malone & Company) Today, we're releasing the fourth presentation in our video series from Big Omaha 2010! This video features our first presenter from the event's second day, Dennis Crowley, the co-founder of foursquare. Crowley and the foursquare team are continuing to make major waves in the industry and the crowd was excited to hear about his history and the story of foursquare… read more

1309_d953a06f0b_small October 1, 2010 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha Today, we're releasing the third presentation in our video series from Big Omaha 2010! This video features our second presenter, David Hauser, co-founder of Grasshopper, Chargify and Grasshopper Labs. Hauser gave attendees a look into how he and his team have built Grasshopper into what it is today. Giving the backstory and implementation of their creative marketing techniques… read more

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