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Prairie Moves: Syncbak, Sojern, SocialVolt and more

March 15, 2012 by Danny Schreiber Only 18 days until Big Omaha. Get your tickets before they sell out!

What is Prairie Moves?

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.

If you or your company would like to submit one of the items below for our next Prairie Moves post, please email editor@siliconprairienews.com. And if you have suggestions on how we could improve these posts or any of our coverage, please contact danny@siliconprairienews.com.

Fundings

New Creative

  • Blue Compass Interactive (Des Moines) launched i2iowa website and web app - i2iowa.org and Blue Compass blog
  • Oxide Design (Omaha) designed and developed a Wordpress-powered website for the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce's Greater Omaha Young Professionals - omahayp.org and Nebraska Creative

Product/Business Development and Milestones

  • Automotive Technology Services (Overland Park, Kan.) selected the Kansas City area for its headquarters - Press Release, Kansas City Business Journal and SPN
  • Syncbak (Marion, Iowa) rolled out one of its early mobile TV channels, KHQ-TV in Spokane, Wash. - KHQ-TV
  • Sojern (Omaha) received U.S. patent for method to provide customized messages to travelers - Press Release
  • OneLouder (Kansas City) updated its SportCaster app with coverage for the 2012 NCAA basketball tournament, baseball (MLB), soccer (MLS) and eight major European football leagues along with a variety of performance enhancements - Press Release
  • IP Pathways (Des Moines) opened an office in Overland Park, Kan. - Kansas City Business Journal
  • Social Money Systems' (Des Moines) SmartyPig's cash rewards card now offers 1 percent cash-back on all purchases - Press Release and SmartyPig blog
  • SocialVolt (Overland Park, Kan.) partnered with DigitalMailer, a provider of digital communication to the financial institution industry - Press Release

Mentions

SXSW

Stay tuned to SPN for a roundup post of Silicon Prairie at SXSW activity, or see our past coverage

Gig Bits

Gig Bits is an occasional feature keeping our readers up to speed on Google Fiber. Read Gig Bits.

  • The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, the Social Media Club of Kansas City, the Mayors' Bistate Innovations Team and others teamed up to roll out a new GoogleConnectsKC.com - googleconnectskc.com and Press Release

Recognition

Blogged

Misc.

 

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