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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Buildertrend and others to be honored on Nov. 15 at Omaha-area Tech Celebration

By SPN Team / November 9, 2018

Omaha-based Buildertrend will be honored at the 2018 AIM Tech Celebration as the Exemplary High-Growth Business of the year. The Exemplary High-Growth Business award recognizes a startup or small business for their outstanding application of technology including criteria such as facilitating groundbreaking ideas or implementations, an innovative product/project deployment, or providing an outstanding return on…

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Omaha based Faithbox® raises capital

By SPN Team / October 18, 2018

Subscription box company Faithbox Inc. has recently completed a $1.35 million seed round to rapidly scale their core Faithbox product, which helps Christians stay on track with their faith. The funding will also support the explosive growth of their new “Powered by Faithbox” line of subscription boxes created in collaboration with Christian musicians, authors and…

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Omaha-based H3C raises angel round

By SPN Team / October 9, 2018

H3C, a company that provides chronic care management software, recently filed federal paperwork representing a $250k raise.  This raise is part of a continued effort by the company to expand its healthcare software products. Based in west Omaha, H3C provides software that helps doctor’s offices provide a variety of services, including chronic care management for…

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Omaha travel tech company Sojern expands

By SPN Team / October 9, 2018

In 2007, Gordon Whitten founded Sojern with the idea of placing ads on print-at-home boarding passes. Fast forward 11 years later to what Sojern is today, an Omaha original that has surpassed $100 million in annual revenue – expanding its company dramatically to 13 locations world wide. Sojern is growing, and the company continues to…

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Retail Aware wins $10,000 prize at Get Started Omaha

By SPN Newsroom / September 21, 2018

Cox Business and Inc. Magazine hosted the fifth Get Started Omaha on Thursday, September 20, at the Holland Performing Arts Center in Downtown Omaha. Local startups pitched their business ideas for a chance to win a $10,000 prize package. Founders from each of five pre-selected Omaha-metro based startups had two and one-half minutes to pitch…

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Big Omaha brings another year of inspiration and connection

By SPN Newsroom / August 21, 2018

The tenth and final Big Omaha (as we know it) took over the Omaha Design Center on Friday, bringing its one-of-a-kind brand of inspiration and connection back to the Silicon Prairie. Big Omaha’s founders Jeff Slobotski and Dusty Davidson kicked off the event with a recap and a look back at past Big Omaha conferences…

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Win $10K in Cox Business Get Started Omaha pitch competition

By SPN Newsroom / August 16, 2018

Cox Business announced the return of the Get Started Omaha pitch competition, coming in late September. In this competition, finalist companies will compete to win $10,000, including $7500 cash and $2500 in a Cox Media package. Julie Minton, Sr. Marketing Manager, expressed her excitement over the event, stating: “This is an opportunity for more exposure…

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