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Big Omaha announces first round of conference speakers

By SPN Team / June 8, 2018

The first round of 2018 Big Omaha speakers, sponsors and emcee were announced Friday morning. Over the last ten years, the entrepreneurship conference has welcomed over 4,000 4,000 participants from all over the country and dozens of speakers specializing in technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship. The event will feature more than ten national and local speakers…

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Omaha’s North End Teleservices reimagines customer service contact centers

By Christine McGuigan / May 29, 2018

Customer service contact centers have evolved from the 1990’s. Instead of just providing phone support, they now interact with customers via phone, chat, email and text. Tech startups and software developers around the world work to produce cutting-edge solutions that produce results like minimized support waits, maximized customer satisfaction and effectively tracked interactions. Customer service…

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Omaha’s Midwest Bankware Solutions is solving data problems facing financial institutions

By Christine McGuigan / May 4, 2018

Omaha-based Midwest Bankware Solutions is taking the mundane and complex issues facing financial institutions and simplifying them with their Anycore product. Midwest Bankware Solutions is a fintech offshoot of Midwest Cloud Computing and was created to address banking process problems. Their Anycore platform is an answer to the problem surrounding banks and their ability to…

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Omaha-based TAGG recognized nationally as small business champion

By Christine McGuigan / May 3, 2018

Two Omaha-based small businesses have been named winners of the 2018 American Small Business Championship by SCORE. The founders of 621 Gifts and fundraising tech-startup TAGG (Together A Greater Good) were among 102 entrepreneurs from across the country who were recognized for their dedication and success. SCORE is the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert…

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Omaha blockchain event returns during Berkshire Hathaway weekend

By Christine McGuigan / May 1, 2018

Global Blockchain Business Council (GBBC), in partnership with the Greater Omaha Chamber, are bringing Blockchain: Let’s Get Real to The Mastercraft on May 4. The second annual blockchain event will take place during Berkshire Hathaway’s annual shareholders meeting weekend, and will focus on applications for blockchain technology in the agricultural, supply chain, payment and insurance…

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NOISE and Texty Tours partner to bring North Omaha a community-led news platform

By Christine McGuigan / April 27, 2018

Omaha’s Texty Tours, a tech startup specializing in text-based content delivery, announced this week that they will be partnering with NOISE to provide the digital platform and tech support for their new community-led news network. NOISE (North Omaha Information Support Everyone) is a publication and news network committed to strengthening information creation and distribution in…

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Watts wants to bring innovative coworking to Midtown Omaha

By Christine McGuigan / April 2, 2018

In college, Brandon Peterson and Dallas Polivka built a friendship around entrepreneurship. The two say they have an “opposites attract” type working partnership when it comes to concepting businesses and creating innovation, but the differences in their thinking allow them built off each other’s strengths. Now Peterson, founder of Geokey and nonprofit SELFiD, and Polivka,…

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Augmented and virtual reality training academy coming to Omaha

By Christine McGuigan / February 22, 2018

Augmented and Virtual Reality (AR/VR) are among the fastest growing sectors of America’s economy. AR/VR technologies are spreading beyond gaming and entertainment and are revolutionizing unexpected industries like food service, medicine and online shopping. According to an article on CNBC, a recent report from the International Data Corp. forecasted worldwide revenues for the AR/VR market…

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