Prairie Moves: Tripleseat, TAI, New BLK & more
Photo by Dusty Davidson, taken somewhere on I-80 between Des Moines and Omaha.
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- Tripleseat (Boston HQ with offices in Omaha) received $500k in funding from Dundee Venture Capital (Omaha) – via tripleseat.com (disclosure)
- Tripleseat (Boston HQ with offices in Omaha) funding covered by TechCrunch: Tripleseat: Building the Next OpenTable Outside the Valley System & Omaha World-Herald: Tripleseat Software gets Omaha funding
- Dwolla (Des Moines) funding covered by The Atlantic: Use Dwolla to Send Money Over the Internet, Yahoo! News: Pay your friends on Facebook and Twitter with Dwolla, and Midventures Technology Partners: Iowa-Based Dwolla Takes Its Payment Platform National,
- Dwolla (Des Moines) blogged about by Josh Fleming of Ad Mavericks (Des Moines): Greatest Social Media Story Ever Told
- Technology Association of Iowa (TAI) Holiday TechBrew photographed by the Des Moines Register: Technology Iowa Holiday TechBrew
- Neil Roberts, Daniel Shipton and Igor Dobrosavljevic of BitMethod (Des Moines) featured on front cover of upcoming issue of Juice: Cover Shoot: The new wave
- RDQLUS Creative (Omaha) designed a logo and identity for Batch Granola (Omaha) – via rdqlus.com
- New BLK helped launched a new brand called Real Life Insured – they created the identity, first phase website and a video called "Tubesteak Opera" – via necreative.typepad.com
- Graduate students from University of Nebraska at Omaha Capstone in Management Information Systems course built a secure online video interview distribution system (VIDS) prototype for Project Harmony (Omaha) – via unomaha.edu/news/releases
- Zach Leatherman will be a guest lecturer for University of Nebraska–Omaha's Spring 2011 course on Mobile App Development, his session will be titled "HTML5 Vs Native Apps" – via twitter.com/zachleat
- Hudl (Lincoln) will be making the sports clinic rounds: Clinic Season is Here. Will We See You There?
- Ninth Division (Omaha) participated in a Teambox Case Study: Andy Peters of Ninth Division speaks on Collaboration – via ninthdivision.com/blog
- Geoff Wood of Silicon Prairie News interviewed for BankRate.com article: Want a coupon? There's an app for that