Lincoln YPG Entrepreneurship Speaker Series: Agile Sports

By Danny Schreiber / November 7, 2009

A coach’s playbook is his Bible. It’s a tome of knowledge, honed to perfection by decade after decade of stunning victories and crushing defeats. And when it comes time to pen another opus of X’s, O’s and dotted lines, it’s not unusual to draw inspiration from games long since played. In many ways, John Wirtz…

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Red Bull Stash on Facebook developed by Lincoln-based Archrival

By Danny Schreiber / October 8, 2009

Added last line in first paragraph at 6:10 p.m. Earlier this week, Red Bull Stash, a Facebook campaign developed by Archrival, went live. Conducted solely through Red Bull’s Facebook presence, it’s a scavenger hunt for Red Bull Energy Shots in cities across the U.S. Red Bull is conducting the campaign as a way of saying…

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Lincoln YPG hosting Intellectual Property Forum

By Danny Schreiber / September 6, 2009

This Tuesday, Lincolnites with have the opportunity to learn the nuances of intellectual property law from a man who knows it backwards and forwards. The latest round of the Lincoln Young Professional Group’s Entrepreneurial Speaker Series will feature Shane Thielen, one of the few intellectual property attorneys in the city. SPN followers may recall that…

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Creative Capital Pitch Session III: Lincoln, here we come

By Dusty Davidson / September 3, 2009

Thanks to the support we’ve received in Omaha, our Pitch Session will be making a road trip to our state’s capital to award another aspiring entrepreneur Invest Nebraska Corporation’s $1,000 prize. In partnership with the Lincoln Young Professionals Entrepreneurship Group, Creative Capital Pitch Session III will be held at Turbine Flats, a Lincoln idea community,…

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Lincoln Chamber awards Firespring Small Business of the Year

By Danny Schreiber / September 3, 2009

Shortly after posting our interview with Jay Wilkinson this morning, some great news came out about his company, Firespring. At yesterday’s Lincoln Chamber of Commerce’s 14th Annual Celebrate Business Luncheon, Firespring was announced as the 2009 Small Business of the Year. Congratulations to Jay and his team, and to read more about yesterday’s event, check…

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Social Media Club of Lincoln to meet tonight

By Danny Schreiber / August 12, 2009

Fascinated by Facebook? Tantalized by Twitter? Then you’ll fit right in at the Social Media Club of Lincoln! The recently formed group seeks to educate local businesses and entrepreneurs on how to make social media work in their favor. I chatted briefly with Deb Averett and Christy Nelson, co-founders of the club, about what the…

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Jay Wilkinson of Firespring to speak in Lincoln

By Danny Schreiber / July 31, 2009

Mark your calendars for 4:00 p.m. this coming Tuesday, August 4th! Jay Wilkinson, Founder & CEO of Firespring will be speaking at the Marz Bar at 1140 O Street in Lincoln. This is your chance to hear how one entrepreneur solved a problem for his thriving printing business and parlayed that into a separate  multimillion…

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Lincoln doing it right…

By Danny Schreiber / September 4, 2008

Dusty Davidson and I had the opportunity to visit Turbine Flats in Lincoln this afternoon and they’ve got a good thing going. More to come soon on the visit, but we were both encouraged and motivated by what they’ve already accomplished and what we can do here to strengthen not only our city, but the…

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