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2250_122fc57dd2_small May 23, 2011 by Kate Ellingson

Omaha Since its inception in 2009, Big Omaha has been held at KANEKO, an "open space for open minds that nurtures and promotes creativity in the arts, sciences, and philosophy." In addition to the permanent and exhibiting art collections housed at KANEKO, Big Omaha invites a select group of artists to add a unique element to its conference with installations or exhibitions geared towards attendees. At this year’s event, Peerless’ Caleb Coppock, Daphne Eck … read more

2240_0a7b66a917_small May 12, 2011 by Michael Stacy

Omaha We're baaacck. With a little lunch and networking under our belts, we've returned to our little nook in KANEKO and are posted up at the computer to bring you a live blog of the afternoon session at Big Omaha 2011. On deck this afternoon: talks from Dan Martell of Flowtown, Erich Broksas of the Startup America Partnership, Shervin Pishevar of the Social Gaming Network and Sarah Lacy of TechCrunch.  read more

2233_7c32990da0_small May 12, 2011 by Michael Stacy

Omaha I promised myself I wouldn't do this, but I can't resist joining the live-blogging fray. Silicon Prairie News plans to deliver post-speech recaps of every talk this year at Big Omaha, but I've made a decision in the 11th hour to supplement that coverage with a good, old fashioned live blog. So here are the sights and sounds from the first morning session of Big Omaha. …  read more

2193_26d1486a34_small May 4, 2011 by Michael Stacy

Omaha Berkshire Hathaway’s annual shareholders meeting has come and gone, and with it so have the Nebraska Furniture Mart discounts that I, a proudly parsimonious purchaser, will kick myself until next year for missing. But fear not, fellow unfulfilled bargain hunters: there’s still value to be gleaned from last weekend’s Woodstock for Capitalists, and I don’t just mean the ongoing Borsheim's bargains, which will only be utilized by yours truly in the unlikely event … read more

2173_a771afc223_small April 28, 2011 by Michael Stacy

Omaha At the moment, lots of our attention here at Silicon Prairie News is focused on a little event that will take place at KANEKO from May 11-13. But before Big Omaha rolls around, there is no shortage of interesting activity on tap at KANEKO, a space that nurtures and promotes creativity in the arts, sciences and philosophy and serves as our venue partner for Big Omaha. On Friday, KANEKO will host Undivided Lives: A Conversation About … read more

2154_06ecf0fc22_small April 25, 2011 by Danny Schreiber

There's a quality selection of events in Iowa and Nebraska this week, kicking off Tuesday with Startup Drinks Des Moines and closing on Saturday with Iowa Code Camp in Cedar Rapids. Details from the event websites are below followed by links to sites where you can learn more. Find more … read more

2128_5dd633ef61_small April 18, 2011 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha KANEKO, an open space for open minds that nurtures and promotes creativity in the arts, sciences, and philosophy as well as our venue partner for Big Omaha, has two upcoming events to get on your radar. The first, happening this Thursday, April 21, will be a public preview for a multi-media performance project titled Portals. Here's information on the event from the registration site: The KANEKO Experimental Studio announces a public… read more

February 9, 2011 by Danny Schreiber

We're excited to bring you our 43rd Opportunities on the Prairie today with positions from: Deal Garden, Hayneedle, New Nectar Media, Yahoo!, ImageMarket, and… read more

1696_18d15b658c_small January 21, 2011 by Robert Murphy

Omaha Nearly 800 people packed into KANEKO last Friday night to listen to Nobel Peace Prize nominee Greg Mortenson speak about his education and peace efforts in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Open seats were a premium, which caused some couples to have to split up if they wanted seats. One person remarked, “It’s okay if you’re split up, you come for the ideas." It was 1993 when Greg…  read more

1548_16b98e532c_small December 10, 2010 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha Mentioned this week: - Filmed live on Ustream at KANEKO (1111 Jones Street) with guests Hal France and Julie Reilly - This morning, Dusty attended ACG Nebraska meeting while Jeff attended Midlands Business Journal "40 Under 40" - Tripleseat raises $500k from Dundee Venture Capital - Google awards AIM $26k grant to develop IT academy in schools - BarCamp Des Moines 2010 wrap up and photos - SXSW Accelerator - Annual Report: Culture of Risk Taking - Wanted… read more

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