In 2010, David Hauser, the founder of Grasshopper, joined Jeff Slobotski and Dusty Davidson on the stage at Big Omaha. He introduced the now ubiquitous standing ovation before the talk that made Big Omaha and many other Silicon Prairie experiences special for speakers. Today, he announced that he has published a new book about his…Read More
Omaha-based health tech company, Phynd Technologies, transforming care delivery networks with a consumer-centric provider information platform that promises to reduce health care system costs while increasing revenue. We live in a digital age; thus, we expect that any data we seek should be readily available at our fingertips, and at most, no more than a…Read More
On the 8th of August, Bot Image filed paperwork with the SEC that they had received $355k in funds from outside investors. The company used Start Engine, a cloud funding website that has helped more than 275 companies raise more than $100mm in investments. Bot Image is an artificial intelligence software tool for accurately identifying…Read More
Virtual Incision Corporation (VIC), founded on the collaborative efforts of two professors in the University of Nebraska ecosystem, has once again secured additional funding for its in vivo surgical robotics platform. On July 3, the company closed $1M in debt financing from Sioux Falls, South Dakota-based investment firms Bluestem Capital Company and Prairie Gold Venture…Read More
Farming has advanced substantially over the last 50 years, with faster and more efficient equipment, advances in fertilizer and pest management, GPS technology, and precision planting – to name only a few. These production innovations have helped farmers operate more efficiently, increase yields, and ultimately be more profitable. GrainBridge has added to this list of…Read More
Antonio Neves, three-time emcee for Big Omaha, has spent a lot of time there through his work as an executive coach and business reporter, spending a lot of his time in entrepreneurial circles. He just never happened to come across the about.me team.Read More
Like many entrepreneurs and visionaries who attend Big Omaha, Nate Allen was ready for an inspirational takeaway. As with past Big Omaha events, Allen—CTO of Kansas City-based software development firm Proof—was poised to glean seeds of wisdom from startup royalty such as Evan Williams and Kevin Rose.
This year, however, he had an agenda.Read More
Antonio Neves sits down with Evan Williams, Kevin Rose, Ingrid Sanders and Alexis Tryon, covering a number of topics ranging from childhood to “attempted” retirement.Read More
Big Omaha speakers Eric Ryan, Laura Weidman Powers and Jason Johnson sat down with host Antonio Neves to field questions ranging from how to improve company culture to hurdles they’ve had to overcome.Read More
As Nick Huff likes to tell it, he’s most comfortable in motion. It’s a good thing, too. The co-founder of Hutch has had to move a lot of furniture as of late.
From a two-car garage, to the nethermost depths of the Old Market, to a small storefront in Midtown Crossing, Huff and his business partner, Brandon Beed, have gone from hobbyists to full-blown furniture retailers in less than a year.Read More