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3183_3c2fb1fdcc_small November 16, 2011 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha VoterTide, a social media analysis app focused on politics for both Washington insiders and the everyday consumers of news, launched into public beta today. As we first reported on in October, this new company is the product of three experienced entrepreneurs: Jimmy Winter, the brain behind Omaha-based RockDex, Gordon Whitten, the founder … read more

3088_61f57232d2_small October 27, 2011 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha It's nothing more than a splash page at the moment, but if I had to cast my vote for what will soon be unveiled by two Omaha entrepreneurs I'd say something interesting is in the works. Earlier this year, RockDex founder Jimmy Winter began applying his startup's technology, a social media monitoring … read more

2093_ce4c8dc67f_small April 13, 2011 by Brittany Mascio

Austin From March 11-15, more than 19,000 individuals from around the world gathered in Austin, Texas for South by Southwest Interactive. Recently, SXSW released podcasts of this year's panel presentations, three of which featured panelists from the Prairie. For those of you who missed out on SXSW or those of you who want to relive the… read more

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