Silicon Prairie News

6700_a6e600b6c8_small April 14, 2014 by Katrina Markel

Grinnell This week two Grinnell College students hope to introduce their peers to startup culture through Pioneer Weekend, a three-day event that begins Friday evening at the Iowa college ...  read more

6698_0f3e9fc89e_small April 14, 2014 by Fred Bauters

Kansas City If money wasn’t an object, my next company would be… developing infrastructure for cheap, available Internet access worldwide. read more

6704_cc7677bfaa_small April 14, 2014 by Jordan Pascale

Omaha Airbnb, the Silicon Valley startup that pairs homeowners and travelers for easy lodging, is hosting a community event in Omaha Saturday. The event will be from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Omar Building, 4383 Nicholas St… read more

6683_7c4e3e8907_small April 14, 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

6699_409088a0d0_small April 14, 2014 by Jordan Pascale

Kansas City MindMixer is closing its Nebraska offices and moving to Kansas City. The online civic engagement platform is moving nearly all of its operations by the end of the summer. MindMixer established an office in North Omaha's Mastercraft three years ago, and a KC office followed about six months later ... read more

6407_fffef57118_small April 14, 2014 by Jordan Pascale

Lincoln opendorse, the Lincoln-based social media startup that pairs athletes and brands for endorsement campaigns, has partnered with NFL Players Inc., the for-profit subsidiary of the NFL Players Association. The platform, which was white-labeled, has been in beta for a few months. The deal was finalized earlier this year and opens the door for all 2,000-plus NFL players to sign up ... read more

April 11, 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

6696_49af9cff33_small April 11, 2014 by Jordan Pascale

Kansas State University's College of Business Administration is now accepting applications for its inaugural Launch a Business program. The program will deliver courses, research and mentorship to new ventures. Up to 10 high-potential startup ventures or concepts will be selected for participation in the five-session summer program… 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
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