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Prairie Moves: Homes for Hackers house hits Airbnb for $49 per night

December 14, 2012 by Danny Schreiber

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. To submit an item for consideration, please email editor@siliconprairienews.com or use the form below.

Lead Read

"Want Superfast Google Internet? Book a $49 Night at the Hacker House" - Wired covered the emergence of the Homes for Hackers house on Airbnb (above).

Quotable

 

- Dwolla founder Ben Milne tests our his startup's new feature, Pound Dwolla, with a tweet to Justin Bieber.

Career moves

  • Hillary Brown joined Blue Compass Interactive as an online marketing associate - Blue Compass Interactive blog
  • Dave Shields joined Trellie as vice president of business development - Tellie newsletter
  • Allea Grummert, formerly of Eleanor Creative, joined Reliant Studios as production coordinator
  • Dustin Roster joined Clickstop as a sales specialist - Press Release
  • Nikki Dudley joined Clickstop in the role of culture/wellness coordinator - Press Release
  • Jon Larson and Jobe Heick joined Clickstop's warehouse and fulfillment team - Press Release
  • Sarah Barron of Clickstop was promoted to vice president of marketing - Press Release
  • Tom Altman of Clickstop was promoted to director of e-commerce - Press Release

New tech

  • Denver-based Adam Griffin teamed up with Think Big Partners to launch Bodeefit, a health and fitness app on the Windows 8 platform - bodeefit.com and Press Release

Product and business updates

Mentions

  • Goodsmiths - "Crafty Christmas: Site Markets Handmade Goods" - WHO TV
  • MindMixer - "2013 Trend: Social Media Will Get Bigger" - Inc.
  • Bettrlife - "Urbandale’s BettrLife one of 8 included in Aetna health, wellness app" - Des Moines Register
  • Social Media Contrators - "Obama tries a hashtag to avoid the fiscal cliff" - Marketplace
  • "Sprint Nextel tries to restart, reconnect with Kansas City-area startups" - Kansas City Business Journal
  • "How Boulder Grew Into a Hub for Start-Ups" - New York Times DealBook

Gig bits

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

  • "Want Superfast Google Internet? Book a $49 Night at the Hacker House" - Wired

Recognition

  • The Midlands Business Journal named David Arnold of MindMixer and Chad Eacker of Delinea Design to its 2012 "40 Under 40" list, and it honored Becky App and Abby Jordan of eCreamery as Young Entrepreneurs of the Year.

Blogged

Misc.

 



 

Credits: Screenshot from airbnb.com


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