Silicon Prairie News

July 2, 2014 by Jordan Pascale

Omaha Startup Digest now has Omaha/Lincoln and KC editions after a long hiatus. The cities used to be in a "Silicon Prairie" list, but has since been broken down into specific cities. It appears there were only curated events ... read more

7024_60610eda16_small July 2, 2014 by Jordan Pascale

Omaha Leandro Castro always loved thinking about the way things move, work and break. He also had a love for computers. As a kid in Brazil, he messed around in both areas, dabbling since the age of 12. After attending college there, he took a study abroad experience at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where he got his Ph.D. in engineering mechanics. read more

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Kansas City (Guest post by Nathan Kurtz) The theme of this year’s 1Week KC was “Entrepreneurs Together.” And was it ever! In years past, 1Week KC included dozens of events throughout the week, giving Kansas City-area entrepreneurs myriad opportunities to learn and connect with groups of others across the metro. read more

7023_3b52b50f4d_small July 2, 2014 by Joey Wolfe

Omaha Nathan Gold, founder of Demo Coach, shares how entrepreneurs can successfully tell their story with attendees at Big Omaha 2014. Brought to you by First National Bank of Omaha. read more

7025_3eaecea753_small July 2, 2014 by Jordan Pascale

Omaha Apparently the recipe for getting buzz for a game is a little bit of humor, a little talent and a heck of a following… read more

6951_2f4298d5a5_small July 2, 2014 by Carson Vaughan

Omaha Following a second-stage equity-financing round led by non-profit venture capital firm Invest Nebraska last October, Omaha-based GamePlan Technologies says it’s pleased with the results… read more

6994_9faf7cc60e_small July 2, 2014 by Megan Bannister

Last year we compiled lists of companies from each region you should be following on Twitter in anticipation of our annual Silicon Prairie Awards. It worked so well that we decided to update those lists this year, but this time, we're widening the playing field a little bit… read more

7012_b90d414f1b_small July 1, 2014 by Jordan Pascale

Omaha The nonprofit online media company that focuses on local Nebraska music launched a radio app and new site this week. has its first redesign since it launched in 2010 with a mission to make the state a globally recognized cultural destination. The new site is fully responsive with an embedded radio station that has a new playlist every Monday. read more

The polls are open!

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.