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First Big Omaha 2015 ticket release coming soon

3 March 6, 2015 by

Nebraska's premiere annual startup event Big Omaha will be releasing its first tickets next Friday, March 13th at 11 a.m. The ticket release will coincide with the launch of the 2015 website, the reveal of this year's identity and its first slate of speakers. The limited release of early bird tickets will sold at a discounted price of $399.  read more

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This Week’s Job Openings

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Every week, Silicon Prairie News gathers together a list of job openings in the region's tech, startup and creative community. From a contract job to a co-founder role, these jobs are submitted by companies and gathered from public postings. To submit a job listing for consideration (free), complete our job board submission form. To feature a job listing (paid), select the duration in the form. (Free postings last 4 weeks.) Positions submitted by noon each Wednesday will be presented in Friday's weekly post.  read more

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David Arnold on the Omaha Model for accelerators

Arnold_BW March 4, 2015 by

Top tier accelerators like Techstars and YCombinator have built brands based on high-quality results that have generated interest from startups and investors without the need for significant outreach or effort. Due to their success the nation has seen similar programs pop up in each state, and we’re now experiencing increased segmentation between those in rare air and everyone else who’s left competing for the startups who don’t get accepted to the premier programs.  read more

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Yahoo celebrates 20 years, 6 years in Omaha

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On Monday Yahoo celebrated its 20th anniversary with a global party and a record-breaking mass yodel. Over 350 Yahoo employees in the Omaha area participated in the event. The Omaha office includes ad operations, sales, and finance, as well as a data center, serving Yahoo’s one billion users. Altogether these departments make Omaha/La Vista the 5th largest Yahoo office in the nation.  read more

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