Prairie Moves: Washington Post debuts collaboration with VoterTide
What is Prairie Moves?
Published Tuesdays and Fridays, Prairie Moves is a roundup of career changes, media coverage, product development and other updates from the companies and individuals regularly covered by Silicon Prairie News.
"Be comfortable not knowing the answer, and be able to say it. That can be a foreign concept to people who were experts at their job before they decided to bite the bullet and go out on their own." - Stephanie Jarret of Bulu Box in an interview with The Big Plate
Silicon Prairie Awards
- Dwolla, Goodsmiths take home hardware at first Silicon Prairie Awards - Des Moines Register
- Iowa firms win five of 12 Silicon Prairie Awards - Des Moines Register
- Payment network Dwolla wins startup honor - Omaha World-Herald
- Silicon Prairie News Awards 3 KC Startups with Golden Analog - Think Big Kansas City
- Inaugural tech awards program draws hundreds to Joslyn - KETV
- Jonathan Sharp, formerly of appendTo, joined PaySAFE's development team
- Tammy Karr, formerly with Fleet Priority Services, joined Clickstop as freight and customs manager - Press Release
- Jake Bryant joined Clickstop's warehouse and fulfillment team as a warehouse associate - Press Release
- VoterTide collaborated with the Washington Post for "Say What" - Washington Post and apps.washingtonpost.com
Product & Business Updates
- ActiveGrade was invited by The Huffington Post to participate in their entrepreneurship expo at the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte - ActiveGrade blog
- AudioAnywhere launched Indiegogo campaign with $10,000 Goal - Press Release
- Proxibid is partnering with WeGoLook for item verification - Press Release
- Bulu Box - Case Studies: Bulu Box - The Big Plate
- Vestn - Vestn Builds Startup on Ideas, Raises Seed Funding - Nebraska Entrepreneur
- Montessorium - Great apps to get your kindergartner ready for school - MSNBC
- AgLocal - AgLocal: An App for Farm Country - KCUR
- Juggernaut Interactive - Your mobile app is one out of 500,000. How will yours get found? - Think Big Kansas City
- Keyhole Software - Keyhole Software overcomes noncompete, economy with hard work, serendipity - Kansas City Business Journal
- Brett Neese - Brett Neese – Founder of Just Run - IdeaMensch
- Herb Sih of Think Big Partners - "Never forget the goal of entrepreneurship: To take an idea and turn it into a profitable, sustainable venture." - M.O.
Gig Bits is an occasional feature keeping our readers up to speed on Google Fiber. Read Gig Bits.
- Another look at Fiberhood thresholds - Google Fiber Blog
- Answering your questions about devices and contracts - Google Fiber Blog
- Troost is where east/west divide trips up Google - Kansas City Star
- LockPath was named a CRN Emerging Vendor as well as one of only 25 vendors selected from the larger list as the “Coolest Emerging Vendors for 2012”.
- Stackify Commercial Long Version (Video) - Stackify
- Meet the Mentor: Monica Dolezal - StartupCity Des Moies
Credits: Screenshot from washingtonpost.com