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NYC-based CardFlight announces new engineering team in Lincoln

By Rod Armstrong / May 9, 2017

CardFlight, a mobile point-of-sale provider based in New York City, has announced plans to build out a software engineering team in Lincoln, Nebraska. The choice of Lincoln as the location for expansion came about as a result of a pitch for employment from Jesse Angell. “Jesse reached out and had a compelling pitch,” said Founder…

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Yahoo’s Margenett Moore-Roberts to speak at Big Omaha 2017

By SPN Team / May 4, 2017

Big Omaha features speakers from across the globe who bring a wide variety of experiences and knowledge to the Silicon Prairie. As Big Omaha announces their speakers, we’ll be featuring them on SPN so you can get to know them and find out how they’re helping to shape the startup ecosystem prior to the conference…

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Meet the Omaha Startup Week community leaders

By SPN Team / April 27, 2017

Omaha Startup Week Powered by Cox Business is a five-day celebration from May 1-5 of the local community and its entrepreneurial identity. SPN is turning the spotlight on the community leaders who are helping organize content for the week and continuously supporting the Silicon Prairie. Marketing Innovation Melissa Dohmen Senior PR Strategist, Bailey Lauerman Why…

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InsuranceMenu aims to connect carriers with small businesses

By SPN Team / April 5, 2017

Collectively, small businesses employ more than 50 million Americans. Many of those businesses offer health insurance to employees, but if a company only employs 18 people it’s not going to attract the same attention from insurance companies as one that employs 10,000. Massachusetts startup InsuranceMenu, which is currently going through the Global Insurance Accelerator in…

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Omaha’s JumpStart Challenge awards over $10,000 in prizes to winning concepts

By Christine McGuigan / February 24, 2017

Omaha’s first JumpStart Challenge of 2017 wrapped up on Tuesday with three participants winning over $10,000 in prizes. The 16 participants presented their concepts on stage at the Blue Barn Theater. The presentations featured solutions to three reverse pitch challenges from The City of Omaha, Metropolitan Area Planning Agency (MAPA), and Metropolitan Community College given…

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Vishall Singh brings agriculture technology to The Innovators

By SPN Team / February 22, 2017

Enter your email below to watch the interview Email Register Vishall Singh from Quantified Ag was excited to have finished his pitch at the Pipeline Entrepreneur Innovators Awards. He sat down with Brian Lee from Silicon Prairie News caught up with Singh to talk about the pitch and his company. Singh entered Pipeline a year…

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Jared Bakewell of Proseeds interviewed at The Innovators

By SPN Team / February 20, 2017

Enter your email below to watch the interview Jared Bakewell from Proseeds was inducted into the 2017 class of the Pipeline Entrepreneur Innovators Awards. Brian Lee from Silicon Prairie News caught up with Fix to find out more about Proseeds and what Bakewell has planned for the company. “Proseeds is a way for people to…

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Which startup has the Best Culture? Vote now!

By SPN Team / August 11, 2014

It’s our first year taking note of the vibrant, talented teams in our midst. The ones that somehow have an abundance of fun while also getting results. They made it this far, now they need your vote to deem them the best place to joyfully lug long hours.

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