Silicon Prairie News

6939_5b534e5cda_small June 6, 2014 by Megan Bannister

Kansas City Know a talented developer looking for their next gig? Refer them to Netchemia and you could have $10,000 for yourself. Now through July 31… read more

June 6, 2014 by Silicon Prairie News

Every week, Silicon Prairie News presents opportunities in the region's tech, startup and creative community. From a contract job to a co-founder role, these positions are submitted by companies and gathered from public postings… read more

6937_178050de99_small June 6, 2014 by Guest Contributor

Kansas City For the 10 days leading up to the Sprint Mobile Health Accelerator powered by Techstars Demo Day we'll be getting insight from the 10 presenting teams. See what they've been up to at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, June 10, at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts by registering for free here. read more

6935_c95fc22c00_small June 6, 2014 by Guest Contributor

Des Moines (Guest post by Derian Baugh) When I first started my company I had no way to fully grasp all that is involved in getting a startup off the ground. I had no understanding of all the logistics and financial complexities that would be involved. I didn’t know how I was going to be able to quit my full-time job. And although I believed there were customers out there, I didn’t know how I would actually find them. The furthest thing on my radar was the idea of attending an accelerator… read more

6841_f07d5b693f_small June 6, 2014 by Jordan Pascale

Omaha Tesla service centers and potentially even stores are coming to Omaha and Kansas City. The questions remains "when" and "where?" The all-electric car manufacturer's website placed a "coming soon" label on the two cities in recent weeks, but a spokesperson for the Elon Musk-led company said she can’t speak to a timeline. Like all Tesla locations, the service centers in Omaha and KC will be Tesla owned and operated. Sales showrooms also may be in the works, but those plans are still in flux. read more

6933_97c70714ee_small June 5, 2014 by Jordan Pascale

Omaha This week DliveryPal began delivering food to hungry students and staff at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. It's part of a three-month-long test run for the food delivery app before the service reaches a wider swath of Omaha. It was first announced in February. Co-founder and CEO Hamza Rehman says he wants to make sure the model works before expanding to more neighborhoods.  read more

6929_ebd99db072_small June 5, 2014 by Megan Bannister

Des Moines It's been a while since we've heard from Des Moines-based local music player Locusic. But the startup's founder and CEO Jake Kerber says that was intentional. "From a marketing and publicity standpoint, Locusic kind of went dark almost a year ago," Kerber told SPN. "That was basically because I wanted to build out the site's back end. read more

6930_1c5ce70599_small June 5, 2014 by Guest Contributor

Kansas City For the 10 days leading up to the Sprint Mobile Health Accelerator powered by Techstars Demo Day we'll be getting insight from the 10 presenting teams. See what they've been up to at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, June 10, at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts by registering for free here. read more

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