Silicon Prairie News

2028_99dab5ffd5_small April 1, 2011 by Michael Stacy

Never let it be said that the hard-working entrepreneurs and creatives of the Silicon Prairie don't also know how to have a little fun. That much was evident in the way folks around the region celebrated … read more

2010_36fb6609f0_small April 1, 2011 by Brittany Mascio

Omaha From traditional sports to even The Bachelor, fantasy leagues exist in all spectrums of "sporting" competitions. But if you're a fan of disc golf, where do you play? For Aaron Brooker, a middle school teacher and disc golf enthusiast from Omaha, the answer is easy. He started Fantasy Disc Golf with the help of Rob Hruska, and provided an… read more

2023_210b5a4448_small April 1, 2011 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha Mentioned this week: Nebraska Global April Fools joke, Cornstalks Demo Night, Google tabs Kansas City, Kan. for ultra high-speed network, Indie Ventures establishes Prairie presence with new Kansas City office, Startup Weekend Kansas City, Hayneedle, Hudl and Sojern among AIM Tech Celebration Award winners, Big Omaha 2011: Tickets now on sale, Nebraska Code Camp, Silicon Prairie News Meetup – Details coming soon  read more

2022_df2f913eb2_small April 1, 2011 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha Last night's Cornstalks Demo Night was a success. Why? Because CornFinger's Cody Butler tweeted: "One of my goals for 2011 is to have something of value and scalability to present at #prairiedemo nite." As I mentioned in our Demo Night announcement post last week, we're fairly certain that this is the first demo event Omaha has seen in recent years. read more

March 31, 2011 by Brittany Mascio

We're excited to bring you our 49th Opportunities on the Prairie today with positions from Nebraska Global / Don't Panic Labs in Lincoln and Anderson Partners, Bemis Center… read more

2008_adad7d85a3_small March 31, 2011 by Michael Stacy

Kansas City By his own admission — if one sentence in a Twitter bio qualifies as admissable evidence — Adam Coomes has "too much fun." With his latest side project, Coomes is trying to help other people do the same. Coomes, the Kansas City-based co-founBy his own admission — if one sentence in a Twitter bio qualifies as admissable evidence — Adam Coomes has "too much fun." With his latest side project… read more

2009_b9e03734ef_small March 31, 2011 by Levi Rosol

Des Moines For almost one year now Josh Fleming, Tony Muse and Chris Taulborg have been hard at work building Des Moines' newest startup, VineMe. VineMe is billed as a "social platform that allows the world to crowdsource content by time, tags, places and people." read more

2007_15b2d6e539_small March 30, 2011 by Michael Stacy

Kansas City The speed of startup progress in one of the Silicon Prairie's hubs is about to become significantly swifter. Google announced today that it will build its ultra high-speed … read more

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