Silicon Prairie News

July 11, 2014 by Silicon Prairie News

The SPN job board is sponsored by Hudl. Hudl is looking for great designers, developers and project managers. Know one? Hit them up: Every week, Silicon Prairie News presents opportunities in the region's tech, startup and ... read more

7057_d892079c04_small July 10, 2014 by Jordan Pascale

Kansas City EyeVerify made big news Thursday, announcing a $6 million round with large backers they want in their corner: Sprint, Samsung, an undisclosed banking institution and a Chinese security firm, one of the largest in the world. Toby Rush, CEO of ... read more

7053_ebee55b46b_small July 10, 2014 by Caleb Ulffers

Kansas City With the event held inside an airplane hangar, you could guess that we take atmosphere very seriously. Every year we invite local artists to apply to have their work featured at Big Kansas City. These installations are a key piece of providing a unique atmosphere that reflects the spirit of the conference. read more

7049_236657cd5c_small July 10, 2014 by Jordan Pascale

Omaha Luis Lopez knows entrepreneurs are only successful if they have people around them that want them to be. Lopez, co-founder of CardiSys, knows this because he's had help. He went through Straight Shot accelerator last year. He's a member of Pipeline Entrepreneurs. And he got another taste of a supportive Omaha entrepreneurial community Wednesday morning when he presented at 1 Million Cups.  read more

7054_4e8a05c725_small July 10, 2014 by Julia Hogren

Des Moines Oftentimes, the challenge for new business growth in states like Iowa involves reaching a critical mass of support. For Iowa's independent angel investor group Plains Angels, that means extending its reach to other parts of the state… read more

7048_b7a3929182_small July 10, 2014 by Sponsor Author

Omaha    Post by Dave Vankat, director of events for AIM. Remember 2003? It was a big year in technology. iTunes, Myspace, Wordpress and camera phones were all getting rolling while Des Moines, Iowa, was rolling out the first ... read more

7050_cbe7feb11b_small July 9, 2014 by Jordan Pascale

Omaha Ever been to a large music festival, wedding or some other large event where you wish you could scream your thoughts to the group, but can't? Maybe you want to quickly tell your neighbors about something going on in the 'hood. Maybe a college student wants to tell the whole campus about a tailgate party.  read more

7052_932953b05b_small July 9, 2014 by Joey Wolfe

Omaha It might not seem like a tech conference is the prime location for a speaker focused on healthy living, but Darya Rose, author of the blog Summer Tomato and the critically acclaimed "Foodist," fit right in at Big Omaha. Rose, who also has a Ph.D. in neuroscience, shared three tips for healthier living that even the busiest people can make time for: eat real food, get physical exersice and make habits rewarding. read more

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Through August 22, help us decide the winners of our inaugural Silicon Prairie Awards, which will recognize 12 companies and individuals. You can vote once per day per category.
Winners will be announced live on stage at
our August 30 event.