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Old-School Style: Omaha artist draws 8bit caricatures live at Big Omaha

May 9, 2013 by

Big Omaha has gone 8bit. The annual event is nearly one day in, and even at this highly innovative tech conference, there's still room for old-school style—and Adam Nielsen is proving it. Nielsen is one of this year's Big Omaha artists, live-drawing (yep, that's right—live-drawing) caricatures of the 14 speakers while they're on stage. Images from his computer are projected onto a wall in the event …  read more

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New “built” badges promote Silicon Prairie, Kansas City pride

December 20, 2012 by

A pair of Silicon Prairie companies this week introduced easy ways to help their neighbors tout their Midwestern roots. Goodtwin, an Omaha digital agency, today launched Silicon Prairie Built (above), a site that encourages startups in and around Omaha, Des Moines and Kansas City to identify themselves as Silicon Prairie shops. Silicon Prairie Built offers badges that companies can add to their …  read more

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With brewmaster on board, GoodTwin to brew up new business

November 10, 2011 by

Adam Nielsen of GoodTwin, a boutique creative firm he founded in 2005, announced on Monday the addition of Andrew Wirick as co-owner, leader of technology, chief of finance and, for what we assume will be the leisure activity in the office, brewmaster. With Wirick on board, however, GoodTwin plans to brew up a new business, as well. "More importantly," Nielsen said in a company newsletter …  read more

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Dundee Venture Capital opens with $2M fund – interview with founder

November 10, 2010 by

Earlier today, Dundee Venture Capital officially announced its founding in Omaha with the launch of its website, In great big, bold letters, the Dundee Venture Capital homepage reads: "Investing in dynamic & passionate entrepreneurs." And although it's located in Omaha's quaint midtown district called Dundee, its "Questions" page states that they're ready to invest in startups throughout the U.S. – "whether you’re in Boulder, New York or right here in Omaha." Officially founded last month by Mark Hasebroock, best known as one of the three co-founders…  read more

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