From time to time I come across individuals who are a true inspiration to the mission and goals of what we are building around the entrepreneurial and creative community in Omaha and the greater Midwest. Roger Fransecky is one of those individuals.
I first came across Roger through his contributions to Apogee Group’s newsletter, which, if you don’t subscribe to, I’d highly encourage you to. His thought-provoking…Read More
This is a guest post written by Shane Reiser, organizer of Startup Weekend events in Des Moines, Omaha and other cities across the country. Omaha kicked off its first Startup Weekend this past Friday, March 19, at What Cheer. Just two weeks earlier Des Moines hosted its second Startup Weekend at Spindustry. Both events were well-received by their communities, and both served to highlight the amount of innovation…Read More
One day, I read that Google wanted to roll out fiber based Internet service. This means faster gaming, faster downloading and faster sending people stuff. I like that, so I nominated the Omaha-metro area at the Google Fiber for Communities page. You should too…Read More
This is a guest post written by Tom Chapman, director of innovation and entrepreneurship for the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce. The shared goal of many individuals who read this blog is to “create a robust, sustainable entrepreneurial and innovation ecosystem.” But, what…Read More
While scanning tweets tonight I read one that caught my eye enough to retweet it: @ramseym: Warren Buffett, “I would pay $5 a month for YouTube.” http://bit.ly/7xVbq Clicking through to @ramseym’s profile, I found myself revisiting his blog and reading a post that caught my eye so much so that I asked @ramseym if I…Read More