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I’ve read report after report of how to increase diversity in investable businesses. Here’s the thing though this is a system just like anything else… Keep reading at growthologylab.com.

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SPN recently caught up with Dusty Davidson, co-founder of Flywheel, to reflect on the evolution of the company, and how far it has come from the days of its founding to its recent acquisition. It can reasonably be said that strong, scalable companies that survive are those built on firm foundations. From the right team…

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Tractor Zoom raised 1.5 million in the beginning of July in a round led by investors Inova Memphis and Ag Startup Engine, according to SEC filings this month. Kyle McMahon, Tractor Zoom founder and CEO, said the company plans to expand its product line and market reach, and will be used to hire key personnel…

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In May, Live Undiscovered Music, or LÜM received $750,000 in seed round funding from Frank Productions Inc.  LÜM is a music streaming service that is based in Madison, Wisconsin. This platform is different than Spotify or Pandora because as the name suggests, it features music of artists who are undiscovered.   LÜM’s steaming service is…

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This weekend, I attended the 2nd Annual Future Builders Challenge, hosted by Buildertrend, a successful Omaha startup. As Silicon Prairie News’s resident high school student, I had the pleasure of going through the event as a participant rather than an observer, which gave me an opportunity to experience the event hands-on, observe wonderful volunteer speakers,…

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Player’s Health, provider of an injury management platform for young athletes, raised $2 million in funding last week in order to generate revenue. An athlete’s health, especially at a young age, has become a priority to coaches and parents in recent times. With their free software, Player’s Health Rehab allows the user to manage injuries…

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ConnexPay, a Minneapolis-based company, raised $7 million in Series A funding last month. The funding was led by BIP Capital, an Atlanta based venture capital and private equity investment firm. This marks BIP Capital’s 50th investment, with others including ChartSpan Medical Technologies and OncoLens. In the simplest terms, ConnexPay is solving cash flow, credit, and…

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Point of Choice (POC), a startup out of Fairfield, Iowa received $1.75 million in private placement funding in June. The company works to facilitate the business-to-institution relationship between K-12 school districts and vendors. The investors in the  deal are undisclosed. POC’s platform provides a streamlined transaction solution for school districts through a 5-step process. First,…

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NowSecure, a mobile security company based out of Chicago, Illinois, received $15 million in funding last month in a series B round led by ForgePoint Capital, an early stage tech-company investment firm from the San Francisco Area. NowSecure is a company that provides automated security for mobile apps. The company identifies security threats, compliance gaps,…

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  LegacyBook, a Wichita-based startup, is innovating financial advisor-client relationships and collaboration with a secure and new convenient mobile app available currently on iOS devices (with plans to make it available for Android). LegacyBook is the solution for the aging clients of financial planners to memorialize and secure their legacy. The company projects that 120…

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The Omaha-based health tech company Phynd Technologies is digitally transforming care delivery networks with a consumer-centric provider information platform that promises to reduce health care system costs while increasing revenue. We live in a digital age; thus, we expect that any data we seek should be readily available at our fingertips, and at most, no…

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SwineTech, a developer of Artificial Intelligence and sensor-based technologies intended to reduce the number of piglet deaths, secured $4.63 million in funding last month. The funding’s purpose was to help the four-year old Cedar Rapids-based company generate revenue. SwineTech is responsible for developing technology which helps farmers reduce the number of pigs that die as…

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Ag biotech startup, Plastomics, based out of St. Louis, Missouri raised $2.03 million in funding on May 8 to further develop its novel genetic engineering platform. The funding was provided by Missouri-based venture development organization BioGenerator. BioGenerator is an evergreen investor that had previously provided seed funding for Plastomics in 2017. Jeff Staub, PhD., co-founder…

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While some senior living providers have adopted technologies such as telehealth (i.e. Skype for medical appointments), these platforms are limited in what a doctor can diagnose through the platform.  Rezilient is aiming to solve these problems by building technology that extends telehealth beyond just communication, enabling doctors to deliver comprehensive, convenient, and high-quality care to residents where they live.

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D3 Banking’s acquisition by NCR positions the large banking financial technology leader to capitalize on new market opportunities, according to Mark Vipond, President and CEO of Omaha-based D3 Banking, in the company’s announcement this week.   

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StoryUP, the makers of a virtual stress relief product called Healium, has made some serious headway recently. The Missouri-based startup was selected from a pool of 5,000 applicants from 120 different countries to present at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit at the Hague in the Netherlands June 3-5. “We were delighted to be selected and even…

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As a publisher, it’s embarrassing to admit: sometimes you forget about the great content you’ve brought into the world. Even an author of historical proportions can slip your mind. While sifting through our archives during our site redesign, we found an article that, frankly, surprised us. It’s a list of the day’s hottest tech, penned…

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NCR Corporation has acquired D3 Banking, an Omaha-based financial technology company for an undisclosed amount. NCR announced the news in a July 2 press release.  NCR is publicly traded on the NYSE under the ticker symbol – NCR. It has a current market capitalization of $3.7B according to the close of trading on July 2....

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NCR Corporation has acquired D3 Banking, an Omaha-based financial technology company for an undisclosed amount. NCR announced the news in a July 2 press release.  NCR is publicly traded on the NYSE under the ticker symbol – NCR. It has a current market capitalization of $3.7B according to the close of trading on July 2.…

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Oars + Alps, a Chicago-based company, recently raised $5.15M in a third round of funding.  The funding will help the company scale and expand its reach in the personal care product market. Oars + Alps is a producer and retailer of men’s natural skincare and grooming products without toxins. The Oars + Alps product line…

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Oars + Alps, a Chicago-based company, recently raised $5.15M in a third round of funding.  The funding will Oars + Alps is a producer and retailer of men’s natural skincare and grooming products without toxins. The Oars + Alps product line includes facial and eye cream, face wash, body wash, natural deodorant, bar soaps, cooling...

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Crosscode, a company based in Maple Grove, Minnesota received $9.3 million in early stage series A funding from undisclosed investors in May. The company intends to use the funding to expand the services of Crosscode through Panoptics and further develop its sales and marketing branches. Crosscode specializes in software analysis and governance through a software...

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Crosscode, a company based in Maple Grove, Minnesota received $9.3 million in early stage series A funding from undisclosed investors in May. The company intends to use the funding to expand the services of Crosscode through Panoptics and further develop its sales and marketing branches. Crosscode specializes in software analysis and governance through a software…

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The identification, recruitment, development and retention of talent to Lincoln is vital to building on the entrepreneurial momentum in the city. So back in 2016, the Prosper Lincoln community agenda began to look at more intentional efforts to better connect high school students to their innovation and entrepreneurial talents. Helping them realize their propensity to...

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