Share your Silicon Prairie thoughts to win a Thinc Iowa ticket
Memebers of the Iowa startup community pose in the photo booth at Thinc Iowa 2011.
The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, the premeir sponsor of Thinc Iowa 2012, wants to hear your ideas to make the Silicon Prairie a more collaborative region for entrepreneurs and startups. In exchange, they want to send you to Thinc Iowa and, while you're there, buy you dinner.
The six individuals who submit the best answers to the question below earn a free ticket (a $449 value) and are invited to join Kauffman Foundation representatives for a dinner during the event to share their thoughts.
To enter, complete the form below. The contest begins today and submissions will be accepted through 5 p.m. on Monday. Winners will be announced Tuesday on SPN.
The Fine Print: Contest is only open to residents of Iowa, Nebraska, Missouri, Kansas and South Dakota. Two entries from each general area (Des Moines, Omaha and Kansas City) will be awarded a ticket. Individuals who have already purchased a ticket are welcome to enter, and if named a winner will receive a ticket refund. Entries may be shared publicly on SPN or by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.
The Silicon Prairie Series
Thinc Iowa is a conference on innovation and entrepreneurship. Limited to 500 attendees, the two-and-a-half-day event presents more than a dozen nationally-known speakers in an inspiring and engaging environment. The Thinc Iowa conference is part of the Silicon Prairie Series, the nation's most ambitious events on innovation and entrepreneurship. Big Omaha and a future Kansas City event are also a part of the series.