Silicon Prairie News

Tagged Venture Capital
1503_44048741d4_small November 30, 2010 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha (Left: Sarah Lacy of TechCrunch interviews David Hornik of August Capital.) After reading a post by our friends at Silicon Florist looking at the same issue in Portland – "How does Portland become more attractive for venture capital investment?" – it inspired me to ask the same question of the Silicon Prairie community. Silicon Florist founder Rick Turoczy… read more

586_9f6b95a07b_small January 19, 2010 by Guest Contributor

Omaha This is a guest post written by Tom Chapman, director of innovation and entrepreneurship for the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce. The shared goal of many individuals who read this blog is to “create a robust, sustainable entrepreneurial and innovation ecosystem.” But, what... read more

February 24, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha Last Thursday, Lynn Gellerman, founding partner of Adena Ventures and a partner in Woodland Venture Management, spoke to an audience of about 60 Midlands Venture Forum members and non-members. His speech, titled "Venture Capital in Underserved Areas," began with ... read more

February 17, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha Silicon Prairie News is excited to announce its partnership with Midlands Venture Forum to film and report on future events. SPN will cover its first MVF event this Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at the Scott Conference Center, when ... read more

September 16, 2008 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha The MVF is hosting an event this Thursday with what looks to be a solid slate of VC's.  Here's the link to register as well as additional information: Midlands Venture Forum Networking Dinner “Perspectives on Venture ... read more

July 14, 2008 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha Check out this amazing new company out of Omaha... Flying to New York? How about making a reservation at your favorite restaurant before you print your boarding pass? Sojern Inc., a new company that has struck a deal with Northwest ... read more

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