Prairie Moves: Andrew Peters, The Foundary, Sojern & more
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Published every Tuesday, Prairie Moves keeps our readers informed about career moves, media coverage, product development, and more from the companies and individuals we cover on Silicon Prairie News.
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- Charise Flynn, previously with her own consulting firm, C.Results (Des Moines), joined Dwolla (Des Moines) as COO – via dwolla.org/blog
- Andrew Peters, a junior at Drake University, joined On Pitch (Des Moines) as an intern - via onpitchmedia.com/blog
- John T. Meyer (also a contributor to Silicon Prairie News) and Scott Meyer of Nine Clouds (Sioux Falls) interviewed by On Success: "Businessweek’s Top 25 Entrepreneurs Under 25"
- Mark Hasebroock of Dundee Venture Capital (Omaha), quoted in Details magazine: "Entrepreneurial America," and mentioned in Providence Business News: "Providence catches startup fever"
- Shane Reiser of Startup Weekend and Startup Weekend Des Moines interviewed by Iowa State Daily: "Startup Weekend helps students build skills"
- The Foundary (Omaha) mentioned in Huffington Post blog: "Gilt Finds Company… Which Flash Sale Site Fits Your Style?"
- Dice (New York City corporate office, Urbandale, Iowa operations center) featured in Des Moines Business Record: "On a roll: Dice is expanding in Urbandale"
- Graffiti Tracker (Omaha) covered by San Diego News Room: "City announces new technology to track taggers," Ramona Sentinel: "County to sponsor graffiti abatement legislation," and GPS City Buzz: "How GPS is Keeping San Diego Graffiti Free"
- David Graff, John Wirtz, and Brian Kaiser of Hudl (Lincoln) recognized by Brock Press: "Five exciting entrepreneurs under 30"
- Adam Coomes of Infegy (Kansas City) included in Ink: "The new workaholic: How to sell yourself"
- Josh Cramer and Andy Stoll launched iccreatives.us (Greater Iowa City/Cedar Rapids Metropolis)
- T8 Webware (Cedar Falls, Iowa) launched First Federal Savings Bank's (Illinois) new website, 356bank.com
- Jordan Green (Omaha), a photographer, launched a new website, jordangreen.com
- Sojern (Omaha) added Ellen Keszler to its board of directors – via businesswire.com
- Proxibid (Omaha) serving as exclusive provider of live online bidding for the liquidation auction of Ironwood Golf & Country Club – via proxibid.com
- Southeast Community College (Lincoln) chosen to implement virtual incubator network to reach startups – via journalstar.com
- Des Moines Startup Weekend announced scholarships – via dsm.startupweekend.org
- On Pitch released details around their South by Southwest Music panel – via onpitchmedia.com
- Established Omaha tech companies and organizations highlighted by Omaha World Herald: "Plugged into metro area"
- Charles Hull of Archrival (Lincoln) scheduled to speak at Dachis Group Social Business Summit in London on March 24, 2011