Day: May 22, 2014

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Dev shop Aviture turns extra space into startup incubator The Garage

By SPN Team / May 22, 2014

Since 2004, Aviture has been building software for major companies and defense contractors like Lockheed Martin and Raytheon, but founder of the dev shop, Mark Griffis, had an itch.

An itch to get back into the product research and development niche he used to do so well in the dot com era as CTO for Mindflow, which solved plenty of problems, including a cloud-based solution for supply chain problems at Pizza Hut.

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Kevin Rose’s talk in a 5-minute Tapestry recap

By SPN Team / May 22, 2014

Don’t have 30 minutes to watch a Big Omaha speaker video? No problem. Our friends at Tapestry have compiled many of the highlights of our speaker talks into easily digestible, readable presentations. Be on the lookout over the next week, as we’ll be sharing a Tapestry for each of our speakers.

It’s simple: tap to move forward.

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Hudl CEO David Graff added to Nelnet Board of Directors

By SPN Team / May 22, 2014

David Graff, the 31-year-old co-founder and CEO of Hudl, has been added to the board of directors of the Lincoln-based student loan management company, Nelnet. Nelnet CEO Jeff Noordhoek told the Lincoln Journal Star that he wanted a younger presence on the board and Graff’s tech background also was desirable. “He’s young for a public company…

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Seed Here helps produce four-day road tour with AOL’s Steve Case

By SPN Team / May 22, 2014

Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based Seed Here Studio announced today it will partner with Revolution and UP Global to present the “Rise of the Rest” road tour with AOL co-founder Steve Case.

While the four-day, four-city tour won’t stop in the Silicon Prairie, co-founders Amanda Styron and Andy Stoll say the trip helps continue Seed Here’s mission of fostering startup communities across the country.

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