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Gov. Ricketts welcomes the fast-growing education company during relocation announcement at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Campus

April 13, 2017 (LINCOLN, NE) — Ink Labs, Inc., announced today the relocation of their official headquarters from Silicon Valley to Lincoln, Nebraska. The announcement was made at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus near one of their new Smart Station installations. The announcement was made in coordination with the Lincoln Partnership for Economic Development, the Nebraska Department of Economic Development and Invest Nebraska. Ink was welcomed to Lincoln by Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts, Lincoln Chamber and Partnership President Wendy Birdsall, and University of Nebraska Chief Information Officer Mark Askren. Ink’s new physical address will be in the Fuse Coworking building located in the Railyard District of downtown Lincoln.

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BIG CHANGES COMING THIS YEAR FOR THE NEBRASKA DIPLOMATS

April 10, 2017 (LINCOLN, NE) — The Nebraska Diplomats will be sponsoring five regional events in place of their annual Business and Industry Day in May and Passport Weekend in September. This change will allow the Diplomats and the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) a unique opportunity to visit and hear from various regions of Nebraska. It will also be an opportunity to bring business and industry leaders together with economic development professionals to receive an update on statewide strategies from DED, discuss regional strategies to maximize opportunities, tour area industries and workforce training facilities, and celebrate the accomplishments of regional leaders at a Diplomat award ceremony.

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Gov. Ricketts Announces Facebook Investment in the Silicon Prairie

PAPILLION – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced that Facebook selected Papillion as the site of its newest data center. The Nebraska facility will be Facebook’s ninth data center overall and sixth in the United States, providing the infrastructure needed to help support the 1.86 billion people on Facebook monthly. Company officials expect the 970,000 square foot Papillion campus to be online as early as 2020. Governor Ricketts, Department of Economic Development Director, Courtney Dentlinger, and local officials hosted company representatives in Papillion Tuesday morning.

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