Silicon Prairie News

2442_638b474659_small June 29, 2011 by Danny Schreiber & Brittany Mascio

Published every Tuesday (one day late this week), 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 And if you have suggestions on how we could improve these posts … read more

2454_5568c868ed_small June 29, 2011 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha Today we're pleased to share with the you the seventh video in our Big Omaha 2011 Video Series, brought to you by CoSentry. Having Aneesh Chopra, US CTO, involved in this year's event was exciting, as it brought a new dimension to the individuals who have shared their ideas and insights with us over the past few years. In the video above, Robert Scoble from Rackspace opened with … read more

2484_f2079911ca_small June 29, 2011 by Jeff Slobotski

We want to take the chance to thank our amazing partners and sponsors over the last few months. We've been fortunate to have some great companies on board and are humbled for their early support of what we're building at Silicon Prairie News! read more

2483_2a4a050711_small June 29, 2011 by William Fisher

Omaha I have been noodling a little. No, not this kind: … yikes! The kind in the photo above. Grandma Fisher always warned me that this could be dangerous; however, I think I survived it without a lot of cerebral damage (you can't damage what you don't have). What I have been noodling about is how to get our local infrastructure kick-started for start-up companies. From what I can tell, in order to have what they have in other … read more

2482_bc68b24ff0_small June 29, 2011 by Michael Stacy

Lincoln Lincoln-based venture capital fund Nebraska Global earlier this month announced it has closed its third investment by adding Estate Creditor Claims Clearing House (EC3H) to its partner company portfolio. EC3H, also based in Lincoln … read more

2481_9ead5ab579_small June 29, 2011 by Michael Stacy

Omaha If David Codr’s forthcoming release is a hit, doing business in the music industry could soon be considerably simpler. Codr, from Omaha, is the founder of Musicpage, an online music "community," that goes live tonight at 8 and aims to reduce the legwork necessary for processes across the music industry. "Basically, the foundation or the fundamental principle is to enable … read more

2476_bc9056a6f6_small June 28, 2011 by Geoff Wood

Des Moines On this week's PrairieCast Andy Brudtkuhl and I were joined by guests Mike Colwell of the Business Innovation Zone and Casesmpl and James Eliason of Eliason Media and Uppward. Discussed this week: Casesmpl launches, Dream Big, Grow Here contest announced for 7/1, Uppward expands to any device that includes Facebook … read more

2475_41eac77681_small June 28, 2011 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha If you've had keen eyes these past few months, you may have noticed more and more little blue dots with an "O" appearing on the Omaha World-Herald's website … 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.