Making Their Own Way

September 18, 2018 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Entrepreneurs

The military teaches people to work as a collective. In some ways, it can be called the ultimate team. It also teaches many how to work as individuals. James E. Walker was one who learned […]

Entrepreneurs of the Great Recession

July 30, 2018 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Entrepreneurs

Even the Great Depression couldn’t keep some entrepreneurs down. Enduring companies and brands including Sony Music, Westin Hotels, Allstate, Rubbermaid, Ray-Ban, and Tyson Foods all originated during the economic downturn in the early 20th century. […]

Outdoor Entrepreneurship

May 23, 2018 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Entrepreneurs

There have been a few viral online videos for Ultimate Fishing Gear’s Skinzit electric fish skinner. The handheld device can also been seen on the rack at Cabela’s or Bass Pro Shops, or on Amazon.com. […]

Coffee for the Greater Good

April 17, 2018 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Entrepreneurs

Coffee is as much a concept as a consumable. The late 20th century into the 21st century has certainly seen coffee as a business concept turn into a multi-billion dollar venture, with those billions of […]

Kabul Cousins Find Common Ground

March 9, 2018 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Entrepreneurs, Family

A trained sniper and special forces service member from Kabul, Afghanistan, is not who people expect to see standing behind the counter of a grocery store. Even more uncommon is that the store is run […]

Strumming Up Some Business

January 19, 2018 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Entrepreneurs

Editor’s note: This profile on a local Omaha entrepreneur is not an endorsement by B2B Magazine or Omaha Magazine. Disgruntled customers, employees, and/or suppliers should address any complaints directly to Gear Supply Co. Omaha World-Herald […]

House of Trains

December 6, 2017 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Entrepreneurs

David Mrsny can show customers how model trains have changed since his grandfather opened the family’s sales and service shop 81 years ago with a three-part answer pulled from storage: First, there is a clunky […]

Encounter Destinations (Nov./Dec.)

November 6, 2017 · Posted In: Destinations, Entrepreneurs

Kelly Newell had a great idea—a consignment-style retail store—and needed a great location for it. She whittled her options to two bays, one in well-established Dundee, the other in Omaha’s redeveloping north downtown. “That was […]

Roots Down

September 5, 2017 · Posted In: Encounter, Entrepreneurs, People On the Rise

Ask Keith Rodger where he got his sharp musical tastes and his answer will be simple—from his mother. The 28-year-old Omaha musician, recording engineer, and co-owner of Make Believe Recordings grew up with an eclectic […]

Thinking Outside the Box(ers)

August 24, 2017 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Entrepreneurs, People On the Rise

It is common to hear disappointment from those who failed to follow their childhood dreams. However, we also don’t see too many firefighting, pro-basketball-playing astronauts roaming around. Michael Stageman, Omaha-native lawyer and inventor-turned-entrepreneur, did not […]


 
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