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2973_d2bba660ee_small October 9, 2011 by Guest Contributor

(This is a guest post by Jonathan Kay). Odds are, you have a blog reader. You have all your favorite sites and RSS feeds hooked in, and I would even venture to say you start your day off each morning by skimming through all this content. You probably read a handful of “five tips on …” and “top 10 …” posts, maybe even a few motivating success stories about entrepreneurs who killed it. This will be like none of those. This post will outline a handful of lessons you can learn from two big ass failures. Get ready. Get excited. Here we go. … read more

2221_da3a91a512_small May 11, 2011 by Michael Stacy

Omaha Haven't had time to do your homework on all of this year's Big Omaha speakers? Not to worry; we can help you cram. We've combed the world wide interwebs to come up with a couple of stories, interviews, videos or otherwise noteworthy nuggets on each of our Big Omaha presenters so that you can brush up before you sit down at Kaneko on Thursday morning. …  read more

1471_0b083c7994_small November 19, 2010 by John T. Meyer

From the Silicon Prairie to the Silicon Valley and all around the world, today is a day for entrepreneurs to celebrate. And President Barack Obama says so! It's true, November 14th through November 20th has… 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

950_b2c2d9cbae_small June 3, 2010 by Geoff Wood

Omaha Fresh off moderating a panel of entrepreneurs at Big Omaha, I spoke with David Hauser about his impressions of the event and the Midwest. David, a Boston resident, is the co-founder of Grasshopper, Chargify and Grasshopper Labs. He was in Omaha for the first time to participate not only as a moderator but to open up the event, following the local… read more

943_772587451a_small May 30, 2010 by Danny Schreiber

For the past two weeks, Tim Jahn, creator of the Chicago-based weekly video podcast Beyond the Pedway, has been posting his interviews with some of the Big Omaha 2010 speakers. Last Friday, he released his interview with Dennis Crowley of foursquare and this past Friday, David Hauser of Grasshopper. Although they're labeled "Special Edition Big Omaha," these interviews… read more

904_165b9f7672_small May 14, 2010 by Adam Templeton

Omaha 8:32 a.m. The doors are open, the breakfast table is stocked and the mic's gettin' tested… Big Omaha 2010 is underway! Jeff and Dusty should be taking the stage in roughly 30 minutes for the day's opening speech. We'll check back in with you then! | 9:11 Jeff and Dusty are on stage. Here we go, folks! | 9:21 The crowd looks bigger and bolder than last year's, and the Silicon Prairie News guys have been working overtime to make sure Big Omaha 2010 is in… read more

659_63bf14cb5e_small February 22, 2010 by Danny Schreiber

Although this video wasn't commissioned by the organization behind National Entrepreneurship Week (February 20-27), I'm confident it sums up their mission quite well. read more

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