Lincoln-based venture capital fund Nebraska Global earlier this month announced it has closed its third investment by adding Estate Creditor Claims Clearing House (EC3H) to its partner company portfolio.
EC3H, also based in Lincoln …Read More
After two decades spent in Silicon Valley, Bob Hinrichs came home to Lincoln last summer, and he believes the city is ready to foster a flourishing tech scene of its own.
“I lived through the 90s in California, and it was glorious,” said Hinrichs, who works as the chief technology officer for two coastal companies: ISL Consulting, based in San Francisco, and Clear Metrics, based in New York City. “I’d like to do that again, and this time, this is where it’s going to happen.
“My companies, and I personally, are extremely interested in increasing our presence and activity in Lincoln. I’m in the process of getting to know people here, and we are looking into ways that we can do that.”
I visited with Bob in person and via email about his observations of the Silicon Prairie …Read More
The inaugural Nebraska Code Camp is coming to the campus of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln on April 9. The code camp, an event put together by the Lincoln .NET Users Group and the Nebraska’s college of computer science, will take place at the university’s Avery…Read More
Green Bein’ Productions, Inc. won Invest Nebraska’s third annual venture competition last week at the Embassy Suites in Lincoln. Last Tuesday, Green Bein’ and the four other finalists competed for $50,000. The Lincoln-based entrepreneurs were given 15 minutes and then had an opportunity to answer judges’ questions.
“All five of them did a really great job, but the winner, Green Bein’ Productions Inc., based on the judge’s discussion …
Previously, we profiled Darcie Krueger, owner of SitStay.com, and shared video from an interview with Krueger. Now, we bring you the third installment of our series on Krueger and SitStay, photos from a tour of the company’s Lincoln warehouse.
Krueger said that SitStay actually started in her Lincoln home but it grew to be too big.
“Eventually we had to move to a warehouse,” Krueger said, “and then we outgrew that warehouse in less than a year or two and then moved into this…Read More
When putting together yesterday’s event post, I overlooked two quality events taking place this week, one in Lincoln tonight and one in Kansas City tomorrow. Tonight there’s a presentation by entrepreneur John Moorhead of Free Air Collective, and tomorrow there’s a meet-and-great with the StartupBus team traveling from Chicago to Austin, Texas for South by Southwest Interactive.
Details from the events’ websites are below as well as links to where you can find more information. If you have an item to add to our event page…Read More
Invest Nebraska, in partnership with the Lincoln Partnership for Economic Development and the University…Read More
There’s a solid lineup of events this week all across the Silicon Prairie, from Lincoln, down to Kansas City, and back up to Omaha. Check out the listings below and learn more about each by clicking on the provided link. To see events beyond this week, pay a visit to our events page, siliconprairienews.com/events.
If you have any you think we should add, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.Read More
Earlier this month, we were excited to add our first Silicon Prairie News contributor in our state’s capitol city, Lincoln, Nebraska (see our post: “Welcome our new writers”). Our new writer, Kate Ellingson, won’t begin contributing until early next year, and thanks to a website launch today, we already have a major item of news for her to follow up on in January…Read More
There’s quite the selection of startup events this week in Omaha, Lincoln, and Des Moines. If you’re interested in entrepreneurship and startups, I hope you’re able to make it out to at least one. Thursday, July 8, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. – Lincoln Startup Drinks, Coffee Edition:
We’re going to try a daytime coffee…