Ignite South Dakota, Social Money open house, 1MillionCups and more
Every Monday, look for our events post to keep you in the loop on the happenings of the week. From meetups and conferences to workshops and pitch sessions, if it's happening in the Silicon Prairie, you'll find it here.
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Kansas City - Tannin Wine Bar & Kitchen (1526 Walnut St.)
Weekly Monday night gathering of geeks who enjoy topics including, but not limited to, application and web development (code of all kinds), entrepreneurship, gaming, marketing, design, movies, the current state of all things tech, and usually beer and other cocktails.
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Kansas City - Kauffman Labs (4801 Rockhill Rd.)
Kauffman Labs for Enterprise Creation created 1 Million Cups (1MC) as a simple way to engage entrepreneurs in the Kansas City community. Each week, the 1MC program offers two local upstarts an opportunity to present their companies to a diverse audience of mentors, advisors, and entrepreneurs. Presenting this week: Prodigy Arcade and Stackify
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Lincoln - Scooter’s Coffee House (2901 S. 84th St.)
Join us to talk employee culture, hiring, HR and other issues focused on creating an empowering and engaging work environment for startups. Seats are limited (maximum 12), so if you’re interested in talking about startup culture, getting the most from your team, and sharing stories (good and bad), grab your space!
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Sioux Falls - Museum Of Visual Materials (500 North Main Ave)
9 Clouds and Wire Me Awake are hosting Ignite South Dakota #8 at the Museum of Visual Materials in the downtown area of Sioux Falls. Over the past two years, 9 Clouds has hosted Ignite South Dakota events in Brookings, Madison, Sioux Falls, Yankton and more.
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Please join us to celebrate the new home of Social Money at an open house. Cocktails & Hors D’oeuvres served. Pig costumes welcome!
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Ames, IA - Dublin Bay, (320 S. 16th St.)
Join us for the Technology Association of Iowa's TechBrew event, an informal gathering of entrepreneurs, technologists, business people and funders getting together to talk over a beer. Cocktails and networking will begin promptly at 5 p.m.!
Cornstalks featuring Paul and Stephanie Jarrett of Bulu Box - Thursday, 6:3o p.m.
Omaha - The Mastercraft (1111 N. 13th St., Suite 208)
Paul and Stephanie Jarrett, the husband-and-wife co-founders of Lincoln-based startup BuluBox, will speak Thursday at Cornstalks, a monthly forum for individuals interested in high-growth entrepreneurship. The Jarretts will discuss subjects including the decision to move from San Francisco to Lincoln to help their startup grow and BuluBox's recent round of funding.
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Omaha - Joslyn Art Museum (2200 Dodge St)
On a Thursday evening in August, the Silicon Prairie will come together for a celebration. This inaugural event, put on by the people behind Big Omaha, Thinc Iowa and the Startup Job Crawls, will recognize 12 companies and individuals for their outstanding products, strong leadership and noteworthy contributions to the community. It takes place at the beautiful Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha and all – from startup founder to startup enthusiast – are encouraged to attend.
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Lincoln - Avery Hall, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Startup Weekend is a global grassroots movement of active and empowered entrepreneurs who are learning the basics of founding startups and launching successful ventures. It is the largest community of passionate entrepreneurs with over 400 past events in 100 countries around the world in 2011.
Learn more lincoln.startupweekend.org
Barcamp is an "un-conference," or rather a conference without a speaker list, without a fixed schedule, and without remorse. Our open format offers attendees the unique opportunity to network, learn, and communicate about what they are most passionate about!
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*Update Aug. 20, 3:25 p.m. – The date and time of Cornstalks were updated. A previous version of this post inaccurately indicated the event was taking place Wednesday.