Every year our Big Omaha family grows larger as folks from more than 200 cities across the country and the globe join to be inspired to follow their passions and empowered to build their companies. Silicon Prairie News is thrilled to welcome every new attendee, and we’ll always have a special place in our hearts for the friends who have been with us since the beginning …Read More
Today, Megan Hunt aka Princess Lasertron unveiled her latest endeavor: Hello Holiday, a womenswear ecommerce site that supports emerging fashion designers.
The site went live this morning, but the project has been in the works since February when co-founder Sarah Lorsung Tvrdik, who at the time was freelancing as a fashion writer, stopped into Hunt’s office to steam a vintage prom dress.
“We opened up to each other about our biggest dreams, what was next, what we’d …Read More
The Midlands Business Journal has announced its 10th annual “40 Under 40” class, a group of 40 of the greater Omaha area’s top entrepreneurs, executives and professionals under the age of 40. The MBJ also named Chris Hughes of Artifact Bag Co. its Young Entrepreneur of the Year. Hughes and this year’s 40 Under 40 class will be recognized during an awards ceremony at 7 a.m. Dec. 2 at the Embassy Suites in La Vista (12520 Westport Parkway).
Below is a list of all 40 members of this year’s class. Frequent Silicon Prairie News …Read More
We’re excited to bring you our 61st Opportunities on the Prairie today, with positions with AEA Integration and Princess Lasertron in Omaha, Palisade Systems in Des Moines …Read More
School’s out, but CAMP is in session. Last week, we ran an update on the progress Omaha’s CAMP Coworking (1111 North 13th St.) experienced in its first year. Today, we want to provide a visual of the collaborative workspace.
Megan Hunt, the owner of CAMP, recently said via Twitter, “Someday I want to tell the whole story of how we moved …
Last year when Megan Hunt signed her name to the lease for CAMP Coworking, it was in her interest to get her money back, and quickly. Within six months of opening the collaborative workspace in the Mastercraft building in North Downtown Omaha, she did. And now as CAMP looks to generate profit and celebrate its first full year in business …Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
We’re excited to bring you our sixteenth Opportunities on the Prairie today with positions from Living Social, Princess Lasertron, HowMuchWhere.com, and Oriental Trading, all located in Omaha.
If you or your company has one to add, please contact Danny at email@example.com with the listing…Read More
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…Read More