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10 people to grab coffee with if you’re new to Omaha’s startup community

Omaha Coffee List October 21, 2014 by

While the Silicon Prairie may span across several states, include vastly different types of companies and entrepreneurs with diverse backgrounds (and football rivalries), supportive communities are one factor that tie them all together. Whether you're in Omaha or Des Moines, Kansas City or Cedar Rapids, you'll find people who really care about helping their fellow entrepreneur thrive…  read more

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TAGG app helps make supporting local groups second nature

TAGG app October 21, 2014 by

OMAHA—Now a local organization has created an easy way for shoppers to help support Omaha schools, nonprofits and other community groups. Last week Together a Greater Good (TAGG) launched its free mobile app on iOS and Android. Using the app, consumers may designate 5 percent of their purchases to be donated to the local organization or charity of their choice…  read more

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10 people to grab coffee with if you’re new to Lincoln’s startup community

Lincoln Coffee List October 20, 2014 by

While the Silicon Prairie may span across several states, include vastly different types of companies and entrepreneurs with diverse backgrounds (and football rivalries), supportive communities are one factor that tie them all together. Whether you're in Omaha or Des Moines, Kansas City or Cedar Rapids, you'll find people who really care about helping their fellow entrepreneur thrive…  read more

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Five open-ended questions with the man behind CES, Gary Shapiro

Gary Shapiro October 17, 2014 by

KANSAS CITY— Gary Shapiro is the CEO of Consumer Electronics Association, producers of the world’s largest innovation event, International CES. The International CES is also home to Eureka Park, a village of hundreds of startups showcasing their work. Shapiro is also the best-selling author of Ninja Innovation and The Comeback and has been honored as a civil rights champion by the Anti-Defamation League. He sat down with Silicon Prairie News during last week's Big Kansas City to answer five burning questions.  read more

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