Startup Spaces


Startup Spaces: DivvyHQ sets up shop in old firehouse, Broadway roastery

By SPN Newsroom / March 7, 2014

Built in 1939, DivvyHQ’s office building in Westport has seen a lot of life in its 75 years. What used to be Westport Fire Station 19 became office space and, once Broadway Roasting Company bought it in 2007, partially a roastery and coffee shop.

Fortunately, all that history didn’t die. The fire poles are still in tact and remodeling work put in by an architecture firm that was a previous tenant gets put to use…

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Startup Spaces: Looking back at the six featured startups of 2013

By SPN Newsroom / January 2, 2014

Last year we launched Startup Spaces, a monthly series in partnership with turnstone that showcases the unique offices of companies across the Silicon Prairie. Its been a lot of fun to coordinate over the last six months, and we’ve affectionately come to describe this series as “MTV Cribs for the startup crowd.”  We asked our…

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Startup Spaces: Engage with MindMixer’s HQ in the Mastercraft

By SPN Newsroom / December 26, 2013

Since day one, Omaha-based startup MindMixer has call the Mastercraft Building, located just north of Omaha’s Old Market district, home. In March 2011, the startup’s team consisted of just its co-founders—Nick Bowden and Nathan Preheim—and the pair was sub-leasing desks from a landscape architecture firm …

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Startup Spaces: Inside Brad Feld’s FiberHouse with Handprint

By SPN Newsroom / November 28, 2013

3D modeling startup Handprint has an untraditional story of how its team came to be located in Kansas City.

After co-founder Mike Demarais spent time in Ben Barreth’s Homes for Hackers house, he decided to relocate to the Kansas City Startup Village (KCSV). Then when Handprint won Brad Feld’s KC FiberHouse competition, the rest of the team—originally based in Boston—also relocated to KCSV and moved into the FiberHouse in April …

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Startup Spaces: Explore Bulu Box’s office, housed in a converted condo

By SPN Newsroom / October 3, 2013

For many entrepreneurs and startup teams, non-traditional workspaces have become the norm. And for Lincoln-based startup Bulu Box, a refurbished condo proved the perfect fit for the active, health-focused company.

“As a health startup company, an apartment is the perfect space for our culture,” Kate Stous, Bulu Box’s director of brand relations, told Silicon Prairie News …

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Startup Spaces: Sneak a peek at PeggyBank’s Omaha offices

By SPN Newsroom / August 28, 2013

In a small office in Omaha Jim Simon founded PeggyBank, a media conversion company that bills itself as saving “JPegs, MPegs and Aunt Pegs.” In 2010 Simon was digging through old photo albums, home movies and audio recordings trying to convert them to digital files. Saving those memories was an uphill battle; each decade brought a new change in media technology which required different methods of digitization….

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