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Your guide to the Heartland’s 1 Million Cups events

By Razia Aziz-Seible / June 17, 2019

1 Million Cups was developed in Kansas City, MO in 2012 by Co-Founders Cameron Cushman and Nate Olson who were working at the time on the Entrepreneurship Team at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.  What began as an experiment to bring entrepreneurs in one city together over a cup of coffee towards a goal of…

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Omaha’s Watts co-working space focuses on community and powering innovation

By Christine McGuigan / May 28, 2019

“We’re searching for the outliers––the people who think outside the box,” said Brandon Peterson, co-founder of co-working space Watts. Peterson and co-founder Dallas Polivka are both Lincoln natives, but they’ve invested themselves in their futures in growing Omaha’s community. Both entrepreneurs and founders, the pair launched Watts earlier in 2019 with a vision to create…

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Lincoln’s gWorks acquires Omaha-based Data Technologies, Inc

By SPN Team / February 25, 2019

Watching a local government official struggle with paper maps and deeds in 1999 illustrated a pain point that led to the founding of Lincoln’s gWorks (formerly GIS Workshop). Now gWorks has acquired Omaha-based Data Technologies, Inc. The result is a company that will operate under the gWorks brand and provide a comprehensive suite of software…

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2018 AIM Tech Celebration inspired and recognized Omaha’s local tech talent community

By SPN Newsroom / November 16, 2018

Last night, AIM Tech Celebration welcomed over 300 of the Silicon Prairie’s tech professionals and supporters to Founders One|Nine in downtown Omaha for an awards ceremony recognizing those who have made a profound impact within the local tech community. The uplifting evening was made possible by generous sponsorships and donations from the local community, and…

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