Posts Tagged ‘Omaha’

Omaha-based GrainBridge helps farmers maximize profits

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…

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2nd Annual Future Builders Challenge brings students to the stage

This weekend, I attended the 2nd Annual Future Builders Challenge, hosted by Buildertrend, a successful Omaha startup. As Silicon Prairie News’s resident high school student, I had the pleasure of going through the event as a participant rather than an observer, which gave me an opportunity to experience the event hands-on, observe wonderful volunteer speakers,…

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OpsCompass closes early stage round

OpsCompass announced this week its receipt of $1.5 million in an early stage equity deal. Dundee Venture Capital, M25, Invest Nebraska, Nelnet, and the Nebraska Angels participated in the round. OpsCompass is a subscription service business that helps enterprises migrate workload to the public cloud. Specifically, the company has compliance, governance, operations, and cost features…

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KPI Ninja boosts performance with a dose of analytics

KPI Ninja is quietly but quickly growing. The Lincoln, Nebraska-based startup does more much than provide healthcare organizations with data analytics. The company’s robust toolbox of products and services is helping deliver quality care and improved outcomes for patients. KPI Ninja takes pride in working “shoulder-to-shoulder” with healthcare organizations and their providers to drive down…

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SecureSky closes $6.5 million funding round

SecureSky raised $6.5 million in seed funding from undisclosed investors on February 26, 2019. The company intends to use the funds to expand its market reach and continue development of its platform. SecureSky is headquartered in Omaha and was founded in 2018. The company is a developer of services and technology designed to mitigate security…

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Nebraska’s OpsCompass on the move

Omaha-based OpsCompass continues its gains and growth in 2019 at a steady clip. Following its acquisition of Agape Red and the successful launch of its flagship cloud governance product HELM in 2018, the company immediately went to work on its new HELM Compliance Module for the healthcare industry. The module will help clients manage their…

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Omaha based Faithbox® raises capital

Subscription box company Faithbox Inc. has recently completed a $1.35 million seed round to rapidly scale their core Faithbox product, which helps Christians stay on track with their faith. The funding will also support the explosive growth of their new “Powered by Faithbox” line of subscription boxes created in collaboration with Christian musicians, authors and…

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Omaha-based H3C raises angel round

H3C, a company that provides chronic care management software, recently filed federal paperwork representing a $250k raise.  This raise is part of a continued effort by the company to expand its healthcare software products. Based in west Omaha, H3C provides software that helps doctor’s offices provide a variety of services, including chronic care management for…

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Omaha travel tech company Sojern expands

In 2007, Gordon Whitten founded Sojern with the idea of placing ads on print-at-home boarding passes. Fast forward 11 years later to what Sojern is today, an Omaha original that has surpassed $100 million in annual revenue – expanding its company dramatically to 13 locations world wide. Sojern is growing, and the company continues to…

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8Qs with a Silicon Prairie Founder: Ali Schwanke

Ali Schwanke is the Founder of Simple Strat, the marketing agency for companies serious about growth. She and her team bring a strong business and technical component to the marketing space, driving results through strategy and content. Simple Strat is Ali’s second foray into business ownership (her first was a photography company) following years of…

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