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Big risks and roundabout route lead Christopher Kingsley to 42

Christopher Kingsley remembers it well – the “aha” moment he experienced while sitting across the table from entrepreneurs pitching for funds.

Kingsley is the co-founder and CEO of 42, the Lincoln-based digital agency and software lab formerly known as Roundscapes that in March announced its new identity and the completion of a $1.5 million round of funding from Lincoln firms Nelnet and Nebraska Global.

But Kingsley’s journey to entrepreneurship started long before that. When he was 12, he had …

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Prairie Moves: Airport Life, eDossea, RecBob and more

Published Tuesdays and Fridays, Prairie Moves keeps our readers informed about career moves, media coverage, product development and more from the companies and individuals we cover on Silicon Prairie News.

If you or your company would like to submit one of the items below for our next Prairie Moves post, please email editor@siliconprairienews.com. And if you have suggestions …

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With $1.5m from Nebraska Global and Nelnet, Roundscapes is now 42

Roundscapes, a Lincoln technology startup and immersive media specialist, today announced it has relaunched as 42, a digital agency and software lab. As part of the relaunch, the company has closed a $1.5 million, multi-year round of funding from Lincoln-based firms Nelnet and Nebraska Global to scale development of a project working with augmented reality and next-generation…

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With local investing approach, Nelnet aims for a ‘better community’

For Lincoln-based Nelnet, investing in local startups is part business and part contributing to an “ecosystem” of strong startups and growing businesses in Nebraska.

“If we can create a better environment in our community for startups, technology, whatever it is, that’s only going to benefit Nelnet,” said Ben Kiser, Nelnet’s managing director of communication services. Creating a community with more …

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Prairie Moves: Bryan Roth, Kaylin Brabec, Electric Pulp and more

Published every Tuesday, Prairie Moves keeps our readers informed about career moves, media coverage, product development, and more from the companies and individuals we cover on Silicon Prairie News.

If you or your company would like to submit one of the items below for our next Prairie Moves post, please email editor@siliconprairienews.com. And if you have suggestions …

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