Prairie Moves: Scriptito, SkyVu, Benaissance and more
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Published every Tuesday (one day late this week), 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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Zach Leatherman (Omaha) released a new version of Raging Netflix Queue - chrome.google.com
Scriptito (Omaha) released a new version containing one new feature and one important bug fix - blog.scriptito.com
SkyVu Entertainment (Omaha) hinted at the next game in their Battle Bears series, Wil's Finest Hour - battlebears.com
SkyVu Entertainment (Omaha) launched new Battle Bears game, Battle Bears Blast - battlebears.com
Benaissance (Omaha) launched the HBEpoint SaaS platform - reuters.com
Nathan Wahl and Srini Kadiam (both of Des Moines) launched Deal Groupit, a daily deal aggregator - dealgroupit.com
Flying Hippo Web Technologies (Des Moines) launched a website for Atherton House of Gifts
Eight Seven Central (Des Moines) launched a redesigned website for Civic Music Association
Kansas City Chamber Innovation Conference - Think Big Partners Kansas City: "My 10 Favorite Quotes from the KC Chamber Innovation Conference"
"What if Des Moines…" - Des Moines Register: "Paluch: Celebrate No. 1 ranking, then ask 'what if?' '"
Lava Row (Des Moines) - Social Technology Review: "No Pre-Packaged Social Web Here: LavaRow Interview"
Grasshorse (Winfield, Iowa) - The HawkEye: "Community college gets animated. Construction of animation facility at West Burlington campus nears completion."
CAMP Coworking (Omaha) and Foundry Coworking (Des Moines) - Argus Leader: " 'It's not about the four walls.' Realtor wants to unite divergent entrepreneurs in one open office"
Zaarly (Kansas City) - TechCrunch: "Zaarly Launchs On Android", "The Droid Guy: "Zaarly Now Available Coast To Coast And On Android", Gizmodo: "The Week's Best Android Apps", CNET: "Zaarly, a new kind of marketplace, hits Android"
Bo Fishback of Zaarly (Kansas City) - CNBC: "Tech Investors Crowd Into 'Crowd Commerce' "
Christian Renaud and Startup City (Des Moines) - Des Moines Register: "Des Moines: From agriculture to youth culture"
University of Northern Iowa Innovation Incubator and Target Click Marketing Solutions (Cedar Falls, Iowa) - Cedar Valley Business: "Emerging businesses merge with help of UNI incubator"
The MeNetwork (Omaha) - MobileMarketing: "New Orleans Launches SMS City Search" and The Newsroom: "Text service links NOLA visitors to destinations, deals"
Cowtown to Boomtown event (Cedar Rapids, Iowa) - Business380: "Cowtown to Boomtown: Doing innovation for real in Omaha"
Handmark (Kansas City) - Kansas City Business Journal: "Handmark forms new subsidiary for mobile social apps"
Dwolla (Des Moines) - The Next Web: "8 Awesome Ways to Pay with Your Phone"
HolyHog Software (Ames) - KCCI: "Iowa Company Makes Debt Reduction App"
Scriptito (Omaha) - PhotoCapM: "Calling All Writers! Photographers or Not, Scriptito!"
SkyVu Entertainment (Omaha) surpassed 11 million app downloads (paid and free) - sky.vu
Nebraska Angels (Lincoln) released a video profile of two of their angels, Jim and Karen Linder - nebraskaangels.org
Cowtown to Boomtown event (Cedar Rapids, Iowa) photos on Facebook - facebook.com
Following acquisition of DSV, Hudl (Lincoln) blogged: "Answers for DSV Coaches"
Turbine Flats (Lincoln) Phase 2 build-out has begun - turbinflats.org
Tweet from QuickCal (Omaha) on July 14: "QuickCal is #1 Productivity, #4 Top Paid Apps in Spain!" - twitter.com/quickcal
Hudl (Lincoln) mentioned by Jason Calacanis on Twitter: "cool startup I meet with yesterday i'm thinking of angel investing in: Hudl, Video Editing and Sharing for Coaches" - twitter.com/jason