Buildertrend announces groundbreaking partnership with The Home Depot

By SPN Newsroom / September 21, 2021

Excitement permeates Buildertrend’s headquarters in southwest Omaha. The cloud-based construction project management software developer recently announced a partnership with The Home Depot that will provide construction professionals the technology to help them manage and grow their businesses, along with an integrated purchasing experience and discounts.  Buildertrend Chief Strategy Officer David Arnold said the recent developments…

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WorkWave to Acquire TEAM Software

By SPN Newsroom / September 16, 2021

 WorkWave, a provider of SaaS solutions that support every stage of a service business’s life cycle, announced Monday that it has signed an agreement to purchase Omaha-based TEAM Software, the world’s leading provider of software and solutions for cleaning, janitorial, security and facilities management service providers. The acquisition is expected to close at the end…

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Breeze just raised $10 million. Here’s what they have in store.

By Colin Nabity / September 15, 2021

This is a guest post from Colin Nabity, CEO of insurtech startup Breeze. The original can be found here. The TL;DR on our recent financing round. Last month, we announced our $10 million Series A led by Link Ventures with participation from Northwestern Mutual Future Ventures, M25, Fiat Ventures, and Invest Nebraska. You can read…

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Beyond slacktivism: Samaritan and the rise of app-tivism

By Tom McCauley / August 16, 2021

“Walk with, not by.” So goes motto for Samaritan, a mobile app that helps users fight homelessness through direct, case-managed giving. It’s a slogan that rejects slacktivism for what could be called “app-tivism”—the use of consumer apps to generate meaningful social action. More than just sharing news of a cause or signaling one’s ethos with…

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Nebraska insurtech startup Breeze raises $10 million in record-setting Series A round

By SPN Newsroom / August 10, 2021

Omaha-based insurtech company Breeze announced yesterday that it had raised the largest first round of institutional capital ever invested in a Nebraska software startup. The company’s $10 million Series A round will help advance its mission “to protect American families in their most financially vulnerable moments,” according to a press release issued yesterday. The financing…

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