Silicon Prairie News

3143_f26687de12_small November 10, 2011 by Royce Haynes

Kansas City The Kansas City Area Development Council (KCADC) had its annual luncheon, Fast KC, last Friday and shared progress on regional commerce and plans for the future of Kansas City region. The progress report indicated Kansas City has fostered significant job creation, with the expansion of companies like Cerner boosting the regional economy. Bill Taylor, co-founder of Fast Company and recent author of Practically Radical, was Fast KC's keynote speaker. Taylor delivered a talk about innovation and leadership in business. The speech centered around … read more

3144_47994219dd_small November 10, 2011 by Brittany Mascio

Kansas City The Entrepreneurs Unpluggd series will hold its first Kansas City event from 6-9 p.m. on Nov. 15 at the Screenland Crown Center (2450 Grand Blvd). Limited tickets remain … read more

3132_32ed76a001_small November 9, 2011 by Brittany Mascio

Lincoln TEDxLincoln, the local, independently organized version of TED, will take place at the Nebraska Educational Telecommunications (NET) building on Thursday from 1-6 p.m. Tickets for the event are sold out. … read more

3152_b473d94823_small November 9, 2011 by Michael Stacy

San Francisco Videos like this, well, they just warm our little, Prairie-dwelling hearts. Within seconds of taking the stage to speak at the Web 2.0 Summit last month in San Francisco, Singly founder and Iowa resident Jeremie Miller gave a shout-out of sorts to his home state. "I live in Iowa," he said, "and … read more

3151_4659e61565_small November 9, 2011 by Michael Stacy

Kansas City The Brainzooming Group will publicly unveil the report from the Building the Gigabit City brainstorming session at 10 a.m. Thursday at Kansas City's … read more

3137_3e0e3c1218_small November 9, 2011 by Danny Schreiber

What is Prairie Moves? – Published Tuesdays (one day late this week) 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 … read more

3149_b15ccfd6f6_small November 8, 2011 by Jeff Slobotski

Austin Yes, it is hard to believe, but we are a few short months away from South by Southwest Interactive 2012, to be held March 9-13 in Austin, Texas. For a second year, I was asked to serve on the advisory board for the SXSW Accelerator, taking place March 12-14. A live audience and a panel of expert judges will review the latest startups in social media … read more

3148_d453b2e648_small November 8, 2011 by Geoff Wood

Des Moines It hasn't quite been two weeks since we announced Des Moines' first Startup Job Crawl along Sixth Avenue downtown, but we're happy to share the idea is growing. In addition to the 14 startups and other organizations originally signed up to participate, we'll be joined by … 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
our August 30 event.