Silicon Prairie News

6627_3e7551de76_small March 31, 2014 by SPN Newsroom

Every Monday Silicon Prairie News' editorial team will share some of the interesting regional content we've read over the last week… read more

6651_fca77218ca_small March 28, 2014 by Fred Bauters

Kansas City Your ticket to an exclusive club just arrived. Seven of the 10 startups in the Sprint Mobile Health Accelerator powered by Techstars, located in Kansas City, are looking to hire ... read more

6642_4c58bba0d7_small March 28, 2014 by Guest Contributor

Kansas City (Guest post by Jeff Rohr) Dickie V has it right. The passion to go out and get what you want, live your dream and know that you left it all on the floor is the only way to live for me. Watching the NCAA tournament, I can't help but identify so many similarities with startup life: teams carefully formed with complementing skill sets, learning the power of the team is greater than any single talent, having a common vision to be the best, trusting in the players around you and knowing that only hard work will propel you to the top ... read more

6650_439b10ade1_small March 28, 2014 by Jordan Pascale

Lincoln State leaders and members of entrepreneurial groups will meet for a roundtable in Lincoln on April 2 to talk about how the government can foster entrepreneurship. The Council of State Governments and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation have partnered to present a lunchtime session and roundtable discussion for Nebraska state policymakers at the Capitol from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Room 1126. read more

6647_46b12db8ed_small March 28, 2014 by Megan Bannister

Des Moines The Iowa Economic Development Authority announced Friday that eight Iowa startups received awards through various innovation programs, including Des Moines startup Emploi.us.  Emploi.us was awarded a $50,000 loan from the Iowa Innovation Acceleration ... read more

6646_430ef5b407_small March 28, 2014 by Guest Contributor

Omaha (Guest post by Dusty Davidson) I try not to get caught up in internet flame wars, regardless of which side of the topic I happen to land on. However, I do find the whole “Why are there no female speakers at Nebraska Code Camp” to be an interesting lesson in a bunch of things. The short version is this: Nebraska Code Camp, a volunteer-run conference focusing on all things software development in Nebraska, made a call for speakers and then published the lineup: 48 men and 0 women. Subsequently a bit of a storm erupted on social media ... read more

March 28, 2014 by Jordan Pascale

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

6645_c2b03a66e5_small March 27, 2014 by Megan Bannister

Des Moines Dwolla announced today on its blog that the Des Moines-based payments startup has partnered with GoDaddy to create a new e-invoicing system for the hosting company's business customers… read more

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