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September 24, 2009 by

Mentioned this week: submission deadline extended for Creative Capital Pitch Session III, explanation of CCPS III and thanks again to our sponsors: Invest Nebraska Corporation, Lincoln Young Professionals Entrepreneurship Group, Archrival, Turbine Flats, and Red Bull, Jeff and Dusty speaking at the Pape Ventures Conference next Tuesday, The Omaha Blog Co. and The Omaha Blog Co.’s First Meetup, welcome to Erin Sarmiento, our marketing / public relations intern, vote for Nebraska or your state on booksforkids.firstbook.org/whatbook to help it win 50,000 new books

Interests this Week

9/15 – WOWT: Top i-Tunes App Created in Omaha (Battle Bears by Omaha-based SkyVu Pictures – older than a week, but still good)

9/20 – Omaha World Herald: Making it on your own

9/22 – USA Today: Two new companies let you hop a private jet for less (Omaha-based CoGoJets)

Aug/Sep 09 – Area Development Online: Where Are the Next Cities?

Events of Next Week

9/26 – BarCamp Des Moines

9/26 – BarCamp Kansas City

9/29 – 2009 Nebraska Research & Innovation Conference

10/1 – Creative Capital Pitch Session III

10/2 – Presidential Professor Martinez Celaya Returns to Nebraska for Public Lecture

10/2-3 – BarCamp Omaha

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