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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Fifth annual WordCamp Omaha returns August 25-26

By SPN Team / July 9, 2018

WordCamp Omaha, a locally run conference designed for new and experienced users of WordPress, returns on August 25-26. The fifth-annual WordCamp Omaha will kick off Saturday at Mammel Hall on the South campus of UNO, with a full day of sessions covering three tracks: beginners, small business needs, digital designers, marketing, and code developers. WordCamps…

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Big Omaha announces first round of conference speakers

By SPN Team / June 8, 2018

The first round of 2018 Big Omaha speakers, sponsors and emcee were announced Friday morning. Over the last ten years, the entrepreneurship conference has welcomed over 4,000 4,000 participants from all over the country and dozens of speakers specializing in technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship. The event will feature more than ten national and local speakers…

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Omaha’s North End Teleservices reimagines customer service contact centers

By Christine McGuigan / May 29, 2018

Customer service contact centers have evolved from the 1990’s. Instead of just providing phone support, they now interact with customers via phone, chat, email and text. Tech startups and software developers around the world work to produce cutting-edge solutions that produce results like minimized support waits, maximized customer satisfaction and effectively tracked interactions. Customer service…

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Omaha’s Midwest Bankware Solutions is solving data problems facing financial institutions

By Christine McGuigan / May 4, 2018

Omaha-based Midwest Bankware Solutions is taking the mundane and complex issues facing financial institutions and simplifying them with their Anycore product. Midwest Bankware Solutions is a fintech offshoot of Midwest Cloud Computing and was created to address banking process problems. Their Anycore platform is an answer to the problem surrounding banks and their ability to…

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Omaha-based TAGG recognized nationally as small business champion

By Christine McGuigan / May 3, 2018

Two Omaha-based small businesses have been named winners of the 2018 American Small Business Championship by SCORE. The founders of 621 Gifts and fundraising tech-startup TAGG (Together A Greater Good) were among 102 entrepreneurs from across the country who were recognized for their dedication and success. SCORE is the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert…

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Omaha blockchain event returns during Berkshire Hathaway weekend

By Christine McGuigan / May 1, 2018

Global Blockchain Business Council (GBBC), in partnership with the Greater Omaha Chamber, are bringing Blockchain: Let’s Get Real to The Mastercraft on May 4. The second annual blockchain event will take place during Berkshire Hathaway’s annual shareholders meeting weekend, and will focus on applications for blockchain technology in the agricultural, supply chain, payment and insurance…

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NOISE and Texty Tours partner to bring North Omaha a community-led news platform

By Christine McGuigan / April 27, 2018

Omaha’s Texty Tours, a tech startup specializing in text-based content delivery, announced this week that they will be partnering with NOISE to provide the digital platform and tech support for their new community-led news network. NOISE (North Omaha Information Support Everyone) is a publication and news network committed to strengthening information creation and distribution in…

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