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4932_b22c99376f_small October 25, 2012 by Michael Stacy

San Francisco MindMixer, an Omaha startup that makes a web-based platform for community engagement, is in the homestretch of the inaugural Code for America Accelerator, which concludes with a Demo Day on Tuesday in San Francisco. The accelerator, run by San Francisco-based nonprofit Code for America, is a four-month program designed to give tech-based … read more

4486_3d89b5e4ac_small July 20, 2012 by Michael Stacy

Omaha With November elections fewer than four months away and the Democratic and Republican conventions less than two months out, political conversation in the United States is beginning to reach a fever pitch. And as of this week, one Omaha startup's platform is being used to help bring more order to some of that conversation. The Republican National Committee on Thursday went live with GOPPlatform2012.com, a site powered by MindMixer, an Omaha company that makes a web-based … read more

4438_71f4288f3c_small July 10, 2012 by Michael Stacy

Omaha MindMixer last week announced it has been chosen to participate in the first Code for America Accelerator, a four-month program run by Code for America designed to give tech-based civic startups the network and training they need to grow. MindMixer, an Omaha startup that makes a web-based platform for community engagement, was one of seven companies chosen for the program … read more

4274_8841b6e8ea_small June 8, 2012 by Guest Contributor

Omaha First things first, the role of a founder is to do things like this. Share their experience, learn from others' experiences, and give back to communities that have helped shape and grow their companies. I believe founders have both strategic and tactical roles. Strategic roles are things like crafting the vision, creating and maintaining a desired culture, recruiting the best team, and generally keeping the ship moving in the right direction. These are likely consistent throughout … read more

3920_978705b302_small April 4, 2012 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha MindMixer, a web-based platform billed as a "virtual town hall," announced today it closed a $1.9 million seed round led by Dundee Venture Capital, an Omaha-based venture capital firm whose founder, Mark Hasebroock, is also a co-founder and executive of the startup. The round was led but not fully funded by Dundee VC and brings the company's total raised to date to $2.2 million, Nick Bowden … read more

3863_ed556c5d96_small March 28, 2012 by Amy Engle

Omaha At this year's Nebraska Summit on Entrepreneurship, one of the three breakout tracks focused on startups, involving five entrepreneurs from a variety of industries. Videos from the track are now available (below) and feature SPN's own Danny Schreiber and Michael Stacy as moderators. … read more

3517_b82806392f_small January 25, 2012 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha Rep. Lee Terry of Nebraska (left), a former co-sponsor of the Stop Online Piracy Act ("SOPA") who dropped support for the bill on Jan. 18, is looking to his constituents for ideas on how to curb online piracy. Utilizing the virtual town hall product of Omaha startup MindMixer, Terry has posted "Internet Piracy" as one of the topics on Lee Listens … read more

2703_50ba9f5033_small August 16, 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

2665_0f61af7f01_small August 8, 2011 by Michael Stacy

Omaha So we're sort of suckers for sweet infographics like this. But, come on, can you really blame us? I mean, just look at it. This gem, courtesy of the team at MindMixer, shows the "state of the cities' ideas" for the month of July. In other words, in this illustration, MindMixer, an Omaha-based company that creates virtual town hall websites, captured all the ideas … read more

2627_6833ff5d88_small August 1, 2011 by Michael Stacy

Omaha MindMixer planning meetings probably don't involve a map with big bull's-eyes over the major hubs of the Silicon Prairie, but the Omaha-based startup, which creates and manages virtual town halls, continues to fuel its growth in part by keeping its home region in the crosshairs. Most recently, MindMixer began … read more

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