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970_f63d8ead39_small June 9, 2010 by Jill Bruckner

Omaha The following article is part of a special insert in the June 3-9 issue of The Reader, a weekly newspaper focusing on the area's culture. | Things are looking up for Omaha’s SkyVu Pictures Inc. The animation studio, originator of BATTLE BEARS (currently the No. 1 adventure game in 50 countries), specializes in mobile games and content, as well as film endeavors. “The BATTLE BEARS iPhone game was originally meant to be a proof of concept for our movie pitches,” said Benjamin Vu, who founded… read more

958_f7762e7e47_small June 7, 2010 by Jill Bruckner

Omaha The following article is part of a special insert in the June 3-9 issue of The Reader, a weekly newspaper focusing on the area's culture. | For high-tech entrepreneurs, cutting-edge communicators and government grant recipients, making the right connections sometimes means the difference between explosive growth and standing still. Enter Innovation Accelerator, located at the Scott Technology Center. Designed to help set in motion viable ideas with positive economic potential, Innovation Accelerator’s experts create unions and forge paths between like-minded individuals, progressive corporations, academicians, forward-thinking small business owners and others. The result: A push for excellence in an increasingly competitive technology… (pictured left, executive director Traci Hancock, photo by Marlon A. Wright) read more

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