‘Tis the season for BarCamps.

Last week, we announced BarCamp ICR scheduled for August 13. This week, it’s an announcement for BarCamp Omaha. Now in its fourth year and third consecutive year at Nomad Lounge, BarCamp Omaha will kick things off with an opening party on Friday, September 9 and an all-day event on Saturday, September 10.

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Last month, CAMP Coworking owner Megan Hunt and future CAMP tenant Eric Downs spoke to about 20 startup-enthused individuals at Cornstalks, a monthly entrepreneur gathering hosted by the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce.

Watch their presentation below and learn more about CAMP Coworking from our coverage last month…

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Being self-employed, Megan Hunt and Eric Downs began businesses within the comfort of their own homes.

Hunt – a bridal designer, blogger and best friend – started her vintage felt and button design company Princess Lasertron out of a floor-to-ceiling windows apartment in a renovated high school.

She then transported her business into an 8-foot-8 bedroom in a house shared by her now-husband and his roommate. Once Hunt wed, she and her husband purchased a home, giving her an entire establishment…

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With progress reports from the future tenants becoming more and more frequent – on princesslasertron.com and Twitter – we thought it was time to catch up with CAMP owner Megan Hunt, a.k.a. Princess Lasertron, for our first look at the creative coworking space.

CAMP, located in North Downtown’s Mastercraft building, is expected to open in the coming month. “[O]ur goal is to host our opening party in early July and open for tenants soon after,” Megan told…

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Thanks to Nerdy Thirty by Wendy Townley for sponsoring Silicon Prairie News this week. This sponsored post was written by Wendy Townley. | I began blogging in 2003 as a way to have a little fun with my writing. The ability to put fingers to Macintosh and share my thoughts to the world with a few clicks of the keyboard thrilled me to no end. An idea or experience would surface in my head. Within a few brief hours, my prose…

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Shout!, Omaha’s new alternative weekly newspaper, released its inaugural 30 Under 30 list yesterday. In the publication, the list’s authors, Chris Larkin and Lisa Martin, described the effort as “a way to present stories of the achievements and aspirations found in the up-and-coming segment of Omaha.”

Congrats to all those recognized, and a special congrats to Erin Standley, senior designer at Phenomblue, who, while at BrightMix, led the user experience and design of the current version of our website, SiliconPrairieNews.com.

Below are the names, titles, companies, and Twitter handles of the 30 – to read the full article with pictures and a writeup about each, pick up a copy of Shout! (pictured left)…

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Yes…we were finally able to connect with the Princess Lasertron at last night’s Omaha TweetUp! Princess Lasertron, aka Megan Hunt, talked with us about the many exciting things going on with her business including her new site launch and redesign by none other than Eric Downs of DownsDesign. The site was released a few days…

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The “un-conference” referred to above is, of course, BarCamp Omaha. The tees in the ad, as well as the ad itself, were designed by BarCamp team member Eric Downs of Downs Design. Tomorrow night, come give Eric and the rest of the BarCamp Omaha team (Matt, Megan, Dusty, and Jeff) a high five for a…

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Inspired by this clip: American Psycho: Business Card Scene “New card, what do you think? […] Picked them up from the printers yesterday. […] That’s bone, and the letter is something called Silian Rail.” — Patrick Bateman I decided to ask some of the attendees at last Friday’s SPN First Birthday Party / BrightMix Ice…

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