Silicon Prairie News

3394_5c50a4e6be_small January 3, 2012 by Geoff Wood

Des Moines We had a full house this week on PrairieCast with Lava Row's Nathan T. Wright and Startup City Des Moines' Tej Dhawan in studio and our own Danny Schreiber on Skype. We took a look back at both the top posts of 2011 as well as the most popular ones and gave our predictions on what will come to be in 2012. While you're watching the show, take a quick … read more

3363_ed72590065_small January 3, 2012 by Danny Schreiber

Published Tuesdays and Thursdays, Prairie Moves keeps our readers informed about career moves, media coverage, product development and more from the companies and individuals we cover on Silicon Prairie News. If you or your company would like to submit one of the items below for our next Prairie Moves post, please email editor@siliconprairienews.com. And if you have suggestions on how we could improve these posts or any of our coverage … read more

3386_4a8baf824a_small January 3, 2012 by Geoff Wood

Des Moines Tune in at 2 p.m. today for a PrairieCast to ring in the New Year! Our guests for Episode 68 are Lava Row's Nathan T. Wright, Startup City Des Moines' Tej Dhawan and our very own Danny Schreiber. We'll talk a bit about the year that was in 2011, preview what we expect to see in 2012, and discuss other hot topics of … read more

3388_c527c9fd1a_small January 3, 2012 by Michael Stacy

Omaha Proxibid, the Omaha-based real auction marketplace, today launched Proxibid Classifieds, a new listing service that gives auction companies and business sellers the ability to sell items directly to buyers. Using Proxibid Classifieds, sellers can create an account and be ready to sell their items in just minutes. Buyers, meanwhile, are not required … read more

3390_c16a72cde3_small January 3, 2012 by Michael Stacy

Kansas City Carl Schramm, the president and CEO of the The Ewing Marion Kauffmann Foundation, today announced that he is stepping down from his post at the Kansas City, Mo.-based foundation. Kauffman Foundation trustee Benno Schmidt has taken over as the organization's interim president, and the search for a new president and CEO will begin this year. During a decade with Schramm at its helm, the Kauffman Foundation revamped its Kauffman … read more

3385_664a3dc7bf_small January 2, 2012 by Geoff Wood

Des Moines Join us at 2 p.m. today to ring in the New Year on PrairieCast! Episode 68 will feature Lava Row's Nathan T. Wright, Startup City Des Moines' Tej Dhawan and our very own Danny Schreiber. We'll talk a bit about the year that was in 2011, preview what we expect to see in 2012 and discuss the other topics of the week (other than the Iowa Caucuses). Did you miss the last … read more

3381_427562028d_small January 2, 2012 by Jeff Slobotski

2011 was an amazing year for us at Silicon Prairie News. With the addition of four new full-time team members, more than 1,000 blog posts and a healthy number of meetups, parties and other events, it's safe to say it was a year of tremendous growth and positive change for our company and the greater Silicon Prairie community. It's exciting to take a glimpse of some of the highlights from 2011 and … read more

3369_e94ed39fd0_small December 30, 2011 by Danny Schreiber

As managing editor, I've spent recent weeks sifting through our content to prepare for 2012, but in doing so I've also given thought to the question: what were the big stories of the Silicon Prairie in 2011? My top ten list below attempts to answer that question. It wasn't an easy list to finish – there were stories told and many untold that likely deserve to be below – but it's ten stories from the year that I felt … read more

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