Day: April 6, 2011

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Cornstalks Demo Night: Kaimi demo by Kimo Scott (Video)

By Brittany Mascio / April 6, 2011

During his Cornstalks Demo Night presentation, Kimo Scott, the chief engineer at 21CSI, focused on Kaimi, the company’s surveillance software system that assists casinos with more than a traditional “eye in the sky” approach to surveillance. Through data fusion and data analysis system, Kaimi utilizes dashboards to show statistics on the gaming patterns of casino guests and next day data for full analysis of what happens on casino floors.

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Cornstalks Demo Night: Sensus demo by Chuck Sloup (Video)

By Brittany Mascio / April 6, 2011

Sensus Machine Intelligence’s VP of engineering Chuck Sloup presented his company’s product, an innovative technology solution that integrates utility infrastructure systems and resource conservation, at the March 31 Cornstalks Demo Night. Essentially, Sensus pulls all automated information systems from within buildings together into one control system – a central point to coordinate all actions. Sensus operates based on automated detections…

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Q&A: Josh Inkenbrandt of Inkstagram, a site for Instagram pics

By royce / April 6, 2011

Josh Inkenbrandt makes cool stuff. While watching Inkenbrandt’s video clips like “Music In Hard Times,” “A Day In The Life Of,” or “Simply Lemonade” and using his trendy apps like Thriftable or Inkstagram, people may think Inkenbrandt has a ton of time on his hands. However, with a…

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InvestMidwest showcases 44 companies, 12 from KC-Lawrence

By royce / April 6, 2011

With venture capitalists and angel investors wanting a piece of the latest biotech and internet startups, Midwest companies who participated at the 12th Annual InvestMidwest event this past Thursday enjoyed discussion with a slate of interested parties.

Similar to previous years, InvestMidwest focused on three broad industries: alternative energy, life sciences, and technology. Three rooms were…

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Nebraska Global spin-off ICORA launches its site, set for bigger debut

By Chris Hegarty / April 6, 2011

Nebraska Global isn’t wasting any time hitting its marks for launching spin-offs. The $20 million Lincoln-based venture capital fund, which endeavored upon its creation last year to create two companies within 18 months and 10 within five years, is making visible strides with the second of those spin-offs, ICORA. The wheels have been in motion…

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Brad Dwyer: Risks produce big rewards for Hatchlings

By Chris Hegarty / April 6, 2011

(The following is a guest post by Brad Dwyer of Hatchlings.) I have found that one of the most important things to do as an entrepreneur is to mix things up every once in a while. Most of the time your new ideas are going to flop, but every once in a while you’ll hit a gold mine.

At Hatchlings, lots of our most popular (and most profitable) features have been ideas I came up with and threw out there not knowing what to expect. Our revenue is now made up of about 25 percent virtual goods sales and 40 percent membership…

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