Prairie Moves: Drew Gourley, Shane Neuerburg, Pongr and 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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- Drew Gourley, University of Nebraska Kearney graduate has joined Oxide Design as a full-time web developer – via news.oxidedesign.com
- SkyVu Entertainment (Omaha) released Big Blue Bear in the App Store – via itunes.apple.com
- SecretPenguinmysanctuarychurch.com – via twitter.com/secretpenguin
- Graphicly (Boulder), a Dundee Venture Capital portfolio company (Omaha), released its redesigned site – via couch.graphic.ly
- Hudl (Lincoln) refurbished features to its service including adding more space for video and data, playlists to presentations and reports for all sports – via hudl.com/blog
- SmartyPig announced it will be cutting saving account APY rates from 1.35 percent to 1.10 percent – via depositaccounts.com/blog
- Curbwise, featured page on Data Omaha, profiled by The Nieman Journalism Lab: "House Hunters, data edition: Meet Curbwise, the Omaha World-Herald’s real-estate news app"
- Zaarly (Kansas City) featured by KCTV5: "KC's Zaarly.com One Of Web's Hottest Ideas,"The Tennessean: "Nashville's charms lure Zaarly," and mentioned by Fox Buisness: "App Lets You Benefit From Economic Inequality"
- Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman's press conference on the Angel Investment Tax-Credit Act covered by the Omaha World-Herald: "Wanted: ‘Angels’ for businesses"
- Shane Neuerburg of Dwolla (Des Moines) profiled by Grand Forks Herald: "UND grad helps develop mobile payment system"
- Pongr discussed on CMO Advantage: "CMO Advantage: Pongr Mobile Marketing Video Interview"
- Nick Seguin of the Kauffman Foundation (Kansas City) interviewed by Venture Studios: "Nick Seguin Kauffman Foundation's Manager of Entrepreneurship"
- Boxcar mentioned in the New York Times blog, Bits: "Which Apps Are Threatened by Apple’s Upgrades?"
- Kauffman Labs Venture Showcase (Kansas City) covered by The Kansas City Star: "Innovators at boot camp pitch ideas to energize education"
- PIPELINE (Kansas City) highlighted by Greater Horizons blog: "Cultivating Good Companies that give back – PIPELINE"
- Hayneedle (Omaha) mentioned in the Omaha World-Herald: "Region's job outlook brightens"
- Bloom (Omaha) covered by KETV: Website Compiles Product Reviews For Women
- SmartyPig (Des Moines) mentioned by Fox Business: "How to make saving fun" and NBC's Today Show: Money-Maximizing Websites
- Gique Gear (Altoona, Iowa) featured by The Android Guys: "GiqueGear ‘Smart Station’ is Handy Hybrid Carrying Case"
- Proxibid (Omaha) mentioned in the Omaha World-Herald: "Rosenblatt memories to be sold"
- MarbleSpark (Omaha) highlighted in the Omaha World-Herald: "Every kid's book"
- Trozzolo Communications Group shared the story behind the billboards celebrating Google Fiber in Kansas City – via trozzolo.com
- Zaarly (Kansas City) started blog sharing stories – zaarlystories.tumblr.com
- Shoplr (Ames, IA), currently in private beta, began blogging – shoplrapp.com/blog
- Eric Koester of Zaarly (Kansas City) speaking at The Startup Mixology Conference
- Charise Flynn of Dwolla Des Moines) speaking at the Iowa Credit Union League's Gen Y Summit
- Proxibid (Omaha) hosted its first ever online simulcast storage unit auction and posted photos of the event – via facebook.com/Proxibid and proxibid.com
- Gabe Kangas (Omaha) created TurntableScrobbler – via gabek.github.com
- Hudl(Lincoln) expands its office – via hudl.com/blog
- Tickly (Des Moines) provided updates on the company blog
- John T. Meyer (Sioux Falls) is a candidate for an Inspiration Grant – via milliondollarroadtrip.com
- Author of the Wired Magazine Omaha piece, Adam Davidson interviewed by Robyn Wisch, KVNO News – via kvnonews.com