Posts Tagged ‘Phenomblue’

Two shoe lovers launch Connoshoer, an app to show off your sneakers

Shoes do more than protect your toes. Whether they’re the latest Jordans, a pair of vintage velcro Reeboks, or a favorite brand of ruby-red pumps, we’ve been fetishizing footwear since we learned to tie laces.

That’s why Joshua Jamieson and Steve Gordon co-founded Connoshoer, a social footwear app based around letting users organize their collections and showcase their style.

“Footwear collectors are a very particular group of people. They’re very opinionated,” Gordon said. …

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Omaha ad agency, VC firm launch “idea incubator” Drop Kick Ventures

Omaha digital advertising agency Phenomblue and venture capital firm Dundee Venture Capital today unveiled Drop Kick Ventures, an “idea incubator” that aims to commercialize products developed inside creative, marketing and communication agencies.

Its model brings together three entities – agencies, investors and entrepreneurs – to launch startups.

“We were brainstorming one …

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Phenomblue’s Daydreamer helps hearing impaired make music (Video)

When we caught up with Phenomblue back in March, the Omaha-based brand experience agency’s Signature Reserve committee had recently unveiled its Daydreamer project. With the release last month of a video about that project, we figured it was an ideal time to check in on Daydreamer.

Signature Reserve, Phenomblue’s think tank for special in-house …

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Prairie Moves: VoterTide Alerts, SmartyPig, AgLocal 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.

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Phenomblue think tank produces Movie Lotto, Daydreamer

For about a year now, Omaha ad agency Phenomblue employees have been seeing what they can do outside their daily tasks of digital advertising. “The agency elects a committee of three team members twice a year to solicit and select ideas and ultimately execute an experiential interactive project,” said Joe Olsen, CEO of Phenomblue. Known as Signature Reserve, this committee gives team members …

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