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5 Reasons Investors Should Keep Their Eyes On Omaha, Nebraska

YoungUpstarts

Here’s a word association game: what do you think of when you hear “Omaha, Nebraska”? In Omaha, things work differently. Relative to U.S.

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Weekend Video Fun From Big Omaha

Feld Thoughts

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.

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Feeling Old(er) at Big Omaha

Feld Thoughts

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.

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

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

America is doing great, the Oracle of Omaha tells shareholders

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

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Getting outsidersto notice your city's entrepreneursis only step one

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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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Why Warren Buffett Says He'll Never Retire--and You Shouldn't Either

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

At 85, the Oracle of Omaha plans to keep on going. Maybe you should, too

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How Warren Buffett Built a Massive Base of Superfans

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

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 Doesn't Want You to Invest Like Warren Buffett

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

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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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. My guest post on Silicon Prairie News. Learn more on OEN’s LinkedIn or Facebook pages.

Why Warren Buffett Just Challenged Donald Trump

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My $2 Million Challenge to Trump and Buffett

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The Oracle of Omaha has challenged The Donald to a tax return showdown.

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Midwest's Secretive & Scrappy Start-up Scene

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

With roots in a rugged agrarian work ethic, start-ups are thriving around Omaha--thanks in no small part to big spenders' bankrolls.

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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

2 Top Priorities as Your Company Grows

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

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

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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

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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. I was on a digital sabbath so I figured I’d read about it today. This is not ok.

The Importance of Young People In Your Startup Community

Feld Thoughts

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.

VC Confidential: Turtles in Omaha

VC Confidential

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How to Be Entrepreneurial at a Multigenerational Family Business

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

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

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

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

It''s not always about Silicon Valley and Silicon Alley. These days, it seems like start-up hubs are everywhere.

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

IT lessons from boring, old companies

deal architect

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

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

YoungUpstarts

We’re unashamed fans of legendary investor Warren Buffet, and for good reason too. Just consider this statistic: Buffett made $12.7 blown.

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

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The Omaha space is called KANEKO. What a band of Millennial entrepreneurs on a train can teach us about entrepreneurship in today''s America.

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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

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5 Lessons from Warren Buffett's Letters

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

There are no guarantees these five lessons will help you replicate the Oracle of Omaha’s exact path to success, but they can''t hurt.

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3 Weird Ways to Make Employees Happy

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The founder of Second Life, Philip Rosedale, shares his strategies for sparking employee passion about your company. Step 1: Introduce the LoveMachine.

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! You just get more done. Period.

9 Things Warren Buffett Says You Should Do to Be Happy and Successful

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Warren Buffett knows a thing or three about becoming wealthy and successful, and the Oracle of Omaha is not averse to handing out mostly excellent advice to others who'd like to follow in his footsteps. The legendary investor wants you to be as successful as he is, and he's willing to tell you how. Invest in yourself before anything else.

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The Trouble With Starting Up in the Heartland

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

In his office in the Omaha Chamber of Commerce, Dusty Reynolds spends most of his days thinking about ways to get start-ups to launch in the region.

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Best Tools for an iPad Presentation

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Need to nail a presentation? Here are a few tools you should know about. They can also download the presentation to reference later if you allow it.

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What Time Do You Show Up for Work? Depends on Where You Live

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Louis and Omaha, Neb., Data journalist Nate Silver recently ranked the country''s earliest and latest arriving employees. to visit clients.

Warren Buffett's Annual Letter: 5 Takeaways for Entrepreneurs

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

It''s that time of year again when the Oracle of Omaha writes to his shareholders. As always, there''s much wisdom in those pages. Heinz.

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How Businesses Can Brace Themselves for the Post-Brexit Fallout

crowdSPRING Blog

But even if you’re running a startup out of your basement in Omaha, this is a situation to which you should pay attention. Stay lean.

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10 Self-Made Billionaires Who Remain Grounded and Humble

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Remaining humble and grounded might be just as challenging as obtaining riches and success. Tony Hsieh ––CEO of Zappos. billion. ” . billion.

Fatal NC explosion results in $108.9 million verdict against ConAgra Foods

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

OMAHA, Neb. ConAgra Foods has been found liable for $108.9

The Best Companies Get This Right First

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

If your business lacks a solid foundation, even things like smart employees and great ideas can't save you from trouble down the road. Sound familiar?

What Warren Buffett's CEOs Can Teach You

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholders' Meeting in Omaha is truly to capitalists what Talladega is to NASCAR fans. Here's what I learned.

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