Weekend Video Fun From Big Omaha

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This weekend you can catch up on Halt and Catch Fire , Mr. Robot , or the talk I gave at Big Omaha in May. I had fun at Big Omaha. The post Weekend Video Fun From Big Omaha appeared first on Feld Thoughts.

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5 Reasons Investors Should Keep Their Eyes On Omaha, Nebraska


Here’s a word association game: what do you think of when you hear “Omaha, Nebraska”? Omaha is rising in prominence among entrepreneurs and investors, making a name for itself in a more broad and diverse range of industries than in previous years. In Omaha, things work differently.

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Feeling Old(er) at Big Omaha

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I’m at the Big Omaha Conference today for the first time. They only food at the party was meaty stuff (other than some creamy artichoke dip) so I went for a walk around the part of downtown Omaha we were at (11th Street-ish) looking for dinner. I learned a little about the scene in Omaha, so that was useful to me. Interesting … The post Feeling Old(er) at Big Omaha appeared first on Feld Thoughts. Personal age big omaha

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How Omaha's Startup Scene Is Launching Its Second Wave of Growth

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Getting outsidersto notice your city's entrepreneursis only step one

5 Really Important Things Warren Buffett Wants You to Know About the Economy

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America is doing great, the Oracle of Omaha tells shareholders

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Here's How Warren Buffett Thinks We Should Fix American Health Care

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While Republicans debate how to replace Obamacare, the Oracle of Omaha suggests something completely different. Icons of Entrepreneurship

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5 Things You Think You Know About Warren Buffett That Are Dead Wrong

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How much do you really know about the Oracle of Omaha

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Warren Buffett to College Students: Curiosity Can Change Your Life

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In a candid conversation, the Oracle of Omaha along with Bill Gates shared top advice for young people

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Get startup help in Omaha or Lincoln Nebraska

Kevin Dewalt

I’ll be in Omaha April 16-20 meeting lots of great entrepreneurs leading up to my Helpful Marketing Workshop on April 19. April 1 – Omaha Entrepreneur Network presentation. April 16 – Lean Startup Circle Omaha-Lincoln. Hint: the rest of the world isn’t Silicon Valley … so what works there doesn’t necessarily work in Omaha …).

Why Warren Buffett Doesn't Want You to Invest Like Warren Buffett

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The Oracle of Omaha may have a lot of great advice--but it's highly unlikely that you're going to be able to replicated his success

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How Warren Buffett Built a Massive Base of Superfans

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Every year, thousands travel to a stockholder meeting to see The Oracle of Omaha. These aren't your average consumers--they're superfans

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Why Warren Buffett Just Challenged Donald Trump

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The Sage of Omaha appeared in his hometown on Monday to blast Donald Trump on his refusal to release his tax returns and the sacrifices he has (or has not) made for his country

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My $2 Million Challenge to Trump and Buffett

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The Oracle of Omaha has challenged The Donald to a tax return showdown. The American public needs this education on taxes and transparency at the top

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Florida beats Wake Forest 3-0, earns final spot in Omaha

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) AP) — JJ Schwarz hit a towering, two-run homer and Tyler Dyson followed with five scoreless innings of relief and Florida beat Wake Forest 3-0 Monday night to earn the final spot in the College World Series

Ex-Omaha computer engineer convicted of tax evasion

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) AP) — A former Omaha computer engineer who said he hasn''t filed federal individual income tax returns since 2000 has been convicted of three counts of tax evasion

Midwest's Secretive & Scrappy Start-up Scene

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With roots in a rugged agrarian work ethic, start-ups are thriving around Omaha--thanks in no small part to big spenders' bankrolls. I'm standing in the conference room of a 140,000 square-foot former furniture factory in North Downtown Omaha, Nebraska. Omaha had a cell, but no nucleus.

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2 Top Priorities as Your Company Grows

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Todd Simon, vice president of Omaha Steaks, explains the most important things to pay attention to as your company scales

How a 'Hot List' Can Help You Get a Lot More Done

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Omaha Steaks'' Todd Simon explains how to keep a hot list within your to-do list to accomplish more efficiently

Unsettled and Disgusted

Feld Thoughts

It’s time for us – our American tech and startup community from places like Boulder, Boise, Chattanooga, Omaha, and Anchorage – to stand up and call for the White House to change course. I arrived home from Australia yesterday. David Cohen and I spent the week there together to learn more about the various startup communities in Australia, to spend some time with the team that is leading Techstars Defence in Adelaide , and to watch an amazing Federer / Wawrinka semi-final.

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The Importance of Young People In Your Startup Community

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From Chattanooga to Omaha to Las Vegas, many cities in the US – and around the world – are building startup communities. An important part of doing this to attract, retain, and mentor more young people. Behind every successful startup community is a group of young people with their entire life ahead of them. These youngsters aren’t afraid to take on projects bigger than themselves and won’t take no for an answer.

VC Confidential: Turtles in Omaha

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IT lessons from boring, old companies

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InformationWeek summarizes the IT brand challenge of a 150 year old railroad based in Omaha, Neb. When Union Pacific IT recruiters attend job fairs on college campuses nationwide, they typically look on enviously as long lines queue at the booths. Industry Commentary Innovative Business Uses of Technology

How to Be Entrepreneurial at a Multigenerational Family Business

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When Omaha Steaks was passed down to Todd Simon and his cousin Bruce, they realized that it was their responsibility to grow the brand. Here''s what they did

[Infographic] 10 Amazingly Awesome Warren Buffet Quotes To Live By


Here is that quote from the Oracle of Omaha, along with nine others, compiled by InvestingTips360 into an infographic that distills some of his amazing wisdom: [ Infographic credit: InvestingTips360 ]. We’re unashamed fans of legendary investor Warren Buffet, and for good reason too.

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You'll Never Guess the Top 20 Cities for Venture Capital Activity

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Silicon Valley and Silicon Alley capture a lot of attention, but cities including Detroit, Michigan ; Las Vegas, Nevada and Omaha, Nebraska each boast booming entrepreneurial communities of their own. It''s not always about Silicon Valley and Silicon Alley.

How to Use the Holiday Gift Season to Grow Your Business

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Omaha Steaks'' Todd Simon describes how you can optimize sales by offering gift-giving options for your product

A Supremely Methodical Approach to Sales Meetings

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Todd Simon of Omaha Steaks explains how to conduct deliberate sales meeting that will achieve results

Google Fiber: Just One More Search Per Session

Hunter Walker

Their Big Omaha event is coming up May 8-10 and looks great Just got back from spending a day IN THE FUTURE! Ok, Kansas City where we met with local startups, big companies, Kauffman Foundation leaders and other folks thinking deeply about Google Fiber.

16 NCAA baseball regional sites spread among 7 conferences

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) AP) — Sixteen teams representing seven conferences will host regionals in the NCAA Division I baseball tournament

There Has Never Been a Better Time to Be a Young Person With a Big Idea

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But most of the participants came away more intrigued by the opportunities for growth that exist in places like Salt Lake City, Denver, Omaha, and Pittsburgh. The Omaha space is called KANEKO.

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Oregon St. No. 1 national seed for NCAA baseball tournament

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) AP) — Pac-12 champion Oregon State has been chosen the No. 1 overall seed for the NCAA Division I baseball tournament

Investigator still working full-time on threats against ref

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) AP) — An investigator for a Nebraska law enforcement agency said Wednesday he is reviewing hundreds of confirmed or possible threats against an Omaha basketball official who worked Kentucky's NCAA Tournament loss to North Carolina

Basketball ref sues Kentucky media company over harassment

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) AP) — College basketball referee John Higgins has filed a civil lawsuit in federal court against a Kentucky media company, accusing it of creating conditions that led to the harassment of him and his family following an NCAA

With Watson out, Creighton calls on freshman to play point

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) AP) — Creighton recruited Davion Mintz to be the point guard of the future. The freshman's time has come sooner than expected

Buffett's firm to become Bank of America's biggest investor

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) AP) — Warren Buffett's company is likely to become Bank of America's largest investor soon because the bank received approval to boost its dividend

Oregon State meets Fullerton in College World Series opener

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) AP) — No. 1 national seed Oregon State will play Cal State Fullerton in the College World Series opener on Saturday

5 Lessons from Warren Buffett's Letters

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In April, editor Max Olson published a complete anthology of Buffett’s letters, billing it as a "lesson plan" covering the Omaha businessman’s views on business and investing. Berkshire Hathaway''s chairman has a reputation for eloquence in his annual shareholder letters.

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How Businesses Can Brace Themselves for the Post-Brexit Fallout

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But even if you’re running a startup out of your basement in Omaha, this is a situation to which you should pay attention. A year or two ago, it would have been unthinkable. Even as the vote grew closer, most predicted it would fail. The exit polls suggested we were safe.

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Things to know about the NCAA baseball tournament regionals

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) AP) — The NCAA baseball tournament opens Thursday with one regional beginning play. The tournament starts in earnest Friday. The 16 regional winners advance to super regionals next week, and the final eight go to the College World

Warren Buffett's Vision for the Stock Market in 100 Years? A $1 Million Dow

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The Oracle of Omaha strongly believes that in the long term the stock market brings good news. Money