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4530_9ebb817b99_small July 27, 2012 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha Barcamp Omaha, an unconference now in its fifth year, is Sept. 8 at Slowdown in North Downtown Omaha, with an opening party kicking it off the night before, Sept. 7. Tickets ($10) went on sale today and, as in year's past, are expected to sell out. The new year features a fresh look, too. A re-designed barcampomaha.org by Grain & Mortar launched today. … read more

4316_0378507889_small June 15, 2012 by Michael Stacy

Omaha Since Silicon Prairie News relocated to The Mastercraft Building last month, the Omaha contingent of SPN's team sits within a stone's throw — or, as it were, a foul ball's flight — of TD Ameritrade Park, the epicenter of College World Series activity. But for people who won't enjoy the benefits of such close proximity to all the CWStivities over the next two weeks, the web offers plenty of other ways to stay in the know. Among the myriad online resources related to the CWS, a few stand out because they're made by Omaha companies whose work SPN has covered in the past. Below is a quick rundown of local teams whose efforts are helping enhance … read more

3697_ae68d51ea5_small February 27, 2012 by Michael Stacy

Omaha Silicon Prairie News: A little more than six months since the launch of Grain & Mortar, what are some unforeseen benefits that have come about from the fusion of Image Made and DownsDesign? | Kristin DeKay: I would say the most beneficial thing would be multiple points of view. Since there are three of us, we have the ability to make more rounded business decisions. We've also managed to clarify who we are or what we do, and have increased our offerings. We've also seen an increase in the brand strategy work that comes our way, which is great. | SPN: One of your Grain & Mortar co-owners, Mike, is also your husband. What are some guidelines you'd recommend for making that … read more

3616_94253aeebc_small February 14, 2012 by Danny Schreiber

Published Tuesdays and Thursdays, Prairie Moves keeps our readers informed about career moves, media coverage, product development and more from the companies and individuals we cover on Silicon Prairie News. If you or your company would like to submit one of the items below for our next Prairie Moves post, please email editor@siliconprairienews.com. And if you have suggestions on how we could improve these posts or any of our coverage, please contact danny@siliconprairienews.com. … read more

3330_2cdd6205b2_small December 20, 2011 by Danny Schreiber

Published Tuesdays and Thursdays, Prairie Moves keeps our readers informed about career moves, media coverage, product development and more from the companies and individuals we cover on Silicon Prairie News. If you or your company would like to submit one of the items below for our next Prairie Moves post, please email editor@siliconprairienews.com. And if you have suggestions … read more

3246_b3e4c51d6d_small December 6, 2011 by Danny Schreiber

Published Tuesdays and Thursdays, Prairie Moves keeps our readers informed about career moves, media coverage, product development and more from the companies and individuals we cover on Silicon Prairie News. If you or your company would like to submit one of the items below for our next Prairie Moves post, please email editor@siliconprairienews.com. … read more

3193_ccfa0b1581_small November 18, 2011 by Brittany Mascio

Omaha Grain and Mortar, a new strategy, branding and design company, will open its doors tonight from 6-9 p.m. at the Mastercraft Building (1111 N 13th St.) to celebrate the grand opening of their studio and website launch. The event, free to the public, will celebrate the company that has recently formed after combining the graphic designers, web developers and brand strategists behind DownsDesign and … read more

3139_c8d18f85b7_small November 14, 2011 by Brittany Mascio

Every Monday, look for our events post to keep you in the loop on the happenings of the week. From meetups and conferences to workshops and pitch sessions, if it's happening on the Prairie, you'll find it here. … read more

3025_8abcc3464b_small October 25, 2011 by Danny Schreiber

With our inaugural Thinc Iowa in the books, our staff time is freed up for some serious content production. Take this Prairie Moves, for example, it's two weeks worth of goodness – links to funding news, product announcements, media mentions and more. Each time I open my Google Reader to grab the latest headlines from company blogs, Twitter or Facebook, the newsworthy items continue to … read more

2778_8cf4bee4c2_small August 30, 2011 by Danny Schreiber

What is Prairie Moves? - Published Tuesdays and Thursdays, Prairie Moves keeps our readers informed about career moves, media coverage, product development, and more from the companies and individuals we cover on Silicon Prairie News. If you or your company would like to submit one of the items below for our next Prairie Moves post, please email editor@siliconprairienews.com. … read more

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