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The Commonwealth

Sep 30, 2019

Our show today highlights the Tri-Faith Initiative. On 132nd and Pacific, in Omaha, Nebraska, there’s a church, synagogue, and mosque intentionally built on the same plot of land. CNN suggests this project is one of a kind. The Tri-Faith Initiative is a non-profit organization that works to build community among...


Sep 23, 2019

On our show today, we have Dan Houghton, along with Jeff and Steve Dugger, the founders of Buildertrend. Buildertrend is the leading software for home builders, contractors, and remodelers. Dan, Jeff, and Steve were high school buddies who started with just an idea, began working on it from their basement, and now have...


Sep 23, 2019

On our show today, we actually have conversations with two different people. The first is Lizz Whitacre, founder and CEO of Pawlytics. Pawlytics is a software, used in 12 different countries, that helps animal shelters save more animal lives. My second conversation is with University of Nebraska research professor...


Sep 16, 2019

After finishing San Francisco's half marathon, Paul and Stephanie thought of their first business. Since then, they’ve raised $6 million of capital, started and sold a second company, and are building a third that’s creating e-commerce products for the biggest brands in the world. Paul and Stephanie join...


Sep 16, 2019

Jeff Raikes first used technology to better manage his family farm in Ashland, Nebraska. After teaching himself programming, he went to work alongside Steve Jobs at Apple, until Bill Gates recruited him to Microsoft in 1981. At Microsoft, he created a software known today as Microsoft Office. Jeff joins The Commonwealth...