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Posts by Brittany Mascio
September 30, 2011 by Brittany Mascio

We're excited to bring you our 72nd Opportunities on the Prairie today, with positions at Bozell, Relevant Math and Jelecos in Omaha, and Tickly, Dwolla and Eliason Media in Des Moines. … read more

2917_a8f3ad2f13_small September 28, 2011 by Brittany Mascio

Omaha Thursday, Mark Hasebroock founder of Dundee Venture Capital and co-founder of Hayneedle, will present at Cornstalks, Omaha's monthly gathering for individuals interested in high-growth entrepreneurship hosted by the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce. Networking starts at 6:30 p.m. at the downtown chamber office (1301 Harney) and Hasebroock's presentation will begin at 7:30 p.m. when the experienced banker, startup founder and mentor will share his insights with attendees. … read more

2884_120adf3bbb_small September 26, 2011 by Brittany Mascio

Every Monday, look for our events post to keep you in the loop on the happenings of the week. From meetups and conferences to workshops and pitch sessions, if it's happening on the Prairie, you'll find it here. (Left: On Wednesday, Siva Vaidhyanathan will give a presentation in Kansas City examining the ways individuals have used and embraced Google and the growing resistance to its expansion across the globe.) … read more

September 23, 2011 by Brittany Mascio

We're excited to bring you our 71st Opportunities on the Prairie today, with positions at Violet in Omaha, Swanson Russell in Lincoln, SKC in Shawnee, Kan. and Cramer Development in Iowa City, Iowa. read more

2851_0002b5b344_small September 20, 2011 by Brittany Mascio

Ankeny There are plenty of geolocation features on social networks, but Dylan Hamilton … read more

2882_84662e5c9e_small September 20, 2011 by Brittany Mascio

Kansas City Join the Kansas City entrepreneurial community for KC Next's second to last Technology Entrepreneur Speakers Program of 2011. The event, which starts at 5:30 this evening at Polsinelli Shughart PC (700 W. 47th St, Ste 1000), will feature Augie Grasis of Handmark who will speak on "Living on the Bleeding Edge of Technology Without Bleeding to Death." Topics in his talk include navigating developing markets and new technologies, the do's and don'ts of venture capital and lessons learned on … read more

2875_87a17c583e_small September 19, 2011 by Brittany Mascio

With so many events going on this week, you're going to have to pull out those calendars. Tonight, BitMethod picks up from its spring Builder's Forum when it hosts the first DeMo event. On Tuesday in Kansas City, Augie Grasis (left) will speak at the Technology Entrepreneurs Speakers Program and the two-day E-Day conference kicks off. Also that night in Omaha, we are teaming up with Verizon Wireless for the 4G Launch Party, a great opportunity to connect with other Silicon Prairie community folks. … read more

2878_98d7f652ca_small September 19, 2011 by Brittany Mascio

Omaha Late Sunday night after 54 hours of building and brainstorming by 18 teams, Startup Weekend Omaha final pitches wrapped up and announced Your Happy Plate, a team of eight participants, as this year's winner. The application specifically created for individuals with special dietary needs brought out one of the first audible "wow" moments … read more

September 16, 2011 by Brittany Mascio

We're excited to bring you our 70th Opportunities on the Prairie today, with positions from Deal Garden and Sojern in Omaha. If you or your company have one to add … read more

2829_14eae39395_small September 12, 2011 by Brittany Mascio

Keep your eyes peeled for some great traction this week on the Prairie. Starting off the week, the 2011 Power Breakfast and SITAKS breakfast briefing will replenish folks on Tuesday and Wednesday, respectively, and Nebraska Global will Face the Chamber at a luncheon on Wednesday. On Thursday, look for the Great Plains Capital Conference in Witchita … read more

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