With a history of software consulting and entrepreneurship (think Tripleseat and, oh yes, Silicon Prairie News), Dusty Davidson, 31, is moving on to his next project: Layeredi.
Still only four months old, Layeredi, short for Layered Innovations, is a platform for managing mobile marketing campaigns. Currently. “The long-term vision is to provide a suite of tools for marketers to manage their campaigns in one place,” Davidson said. “The toolsets out …Read More
On Wednesday, Feb. 15 from 5-8 p.m. we’re bringing startups and students of all majors together for something beyond a typical career fair. If you haven’t registered for next Wednesday’s Silicon Prairie News Job Crawl, make sure to join the 130 students from Creighton, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, University of Nebraska-Omaha and other metro-area schools who have …Read More
The SPN Meetup with Layered Innovations (Layeredi) on Wednesday night stacked up all the right pieces for a great night of networking on the Prairie.
The crowd proved steady as we welcomed more than 85 people throughout the night to House of Loom, a new downtown hotspot. At the meetup, there were group conversations of all sizes with a good blend of first-time …Read More
Published Tuesdays and Thursdays, Prairie Moves keeps our readers informed about career moves, media coverage, product development and more from the companies and individuals we cover on Silicon Prairie News.
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Fall has, um, fallen here in Omaha.
Sure, autumn is still technically a week away. But brisk weather had Jeff and Dusty all bundled up and buzzing about — what else? — the weather for episode No. 106 of the Weekly Wrap-Up, or the “first day of freezing cold” episode, as Dusty dubbed it.
Although temperatures were cold, the WWU was anything but, as the co-hosts’ conversation was nothing short of sizzling. They even hatched an idea for next week’s show that you’ll probably want to go ahead …Read More
On account of some technical difficulties, our latest Weekly Wrap-Up video is hitting the site a tad later than normal. So we’ll put function over form here and eschew our usual attempts at WWU humor in favor of a more utilitarian introduction:
Jeff and Dusty hosted. (Insert current events joke here.) It was our 105th episode of the WWU. (Insert Ke$sha/Lady Gaga/’90s hip-hop reference here.)
Good? Good. Now, let’s move on. Before you embark on the new week, here’s what …Read More
With less than 60 tickets left, don’t miss out on an opportunity to be among 200 techies, creatives and entrepreneurs at BarCamp Omaha this Friday and Saturday at Nomad Lounge.
The fourth annual BarCamp Omaha warms up with an opening party Friday night and continues with the all-day event on …Read More
In a show that featured a cavalcade of cameos and non-stop nostalgia, the Weekly Wrap-Up celebrated its 100th episode Friday, live from the Silicon Prairie News third birthday bash. Admittedly, it’s taken us a little longer than we would have liked to post this video of the show, but, hey … sometimes that’s the price you pay for partying with Analog the Prairie Dog.
In the centennial episode, Jeff and Dusty touched briefly on Thinc Iowa. But, more than bringing their traditional take …
Sometimes, a moment is simply so sublime, so momentous, so transcendent that it’s dubbed “too big for words.”
But this post clearly contains words — probably many more than it needs to, in fact — so the whole too-big-for-words description doesn’t apply here. Nonetheless, we think the moment that’s the motivation for this post, our 100th Weekly Wrap-Up episode, is pretty noteworthy. So join us this afternoon at 4:30 for our centennial WWU …Read More
‘Tis the season for BarCamps.
Last week, we announced BarCamp ICR scheduled for August 13. This week, it’s an announcement for BarCamp Omaha. Now in its fourth year and third consecutive year at Nomad Lounge, BarCamp Omaha will kick things off with an opening party on Friday, September 9 and an all-day event on Saturday, September 10.Read More