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Posts by Jeff Slobotski
September 30, 2008 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha So here's the deal...on October 29th four states will be represented in Kansas City at the first Highlight Midwest Conference. Highlight Midwest showcases the entrepreneurs, innovators, and early-adopters using web technology to grow their businesses, advance their ... read more

September 29, 2008 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha Ok all...join the Silicon Prairie News Group on Facebook and comment it up! Let's make this an addition to our site to sound off on what you'd like to see, what else is going on in the ... read more

September 26, 2008 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha There's a few opportunities to recognize the young entrepreneurs that Silicon Prairie News strives to promote and build their business. The first is the Omaha Jaycees Ten Outstanding Young Omahans (TOYO) Award For 76 years, the Jaycees have honored ... read more

September 25, 2008 by Jeff Slobotski

Des Moines So while I was in Des Moines the other day I had the opportunity to visit Lava Row, an awesome Des Moines social media firm doing some top notch work. In my interview with Nathan Wright and Hillary Brown I ... read more

September 24, 2008 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha The long awaited launch by Adam Nielsen, formerly named BistoDesign, is now LIVE! Yes...the site has left the gate and man, can Omaha's creative design community get any better! Check the site out here: GoodTwin Design And stay ... read more

September 24, 2008 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha another awesome Omaha startup, has sent Silicon Prairie News beta invite codes. To get one of these hot codes email Silicon Prairie News here with the subject line of "Hordit Beta Code" More to come on Hordit soon... read more

September 22, 2008 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha Kyle Hoback from Silicon Prairie News on Vimeo. Kyle is one of Omaha's young entrepreneurs doing some exciting work. He was most recently a Senior Consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton before announcing his departure to London, yes he's ... read more

September 18, 2008 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha Silicon Prairie News had the opportunity to interview's Gary & AJ Vaynerchuk's newest startup, PleaseDress.Me as well as talk in general about entrepreneurship. Check out the interview with Gary V here! [audio:http://www.siliconprairienews.... read more

September 18, 2008 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha Still to come yet this week... Tomorrow we'll be interviewing the team from DOCCENTER, fresh from their visit to the DEMO Conference.  (Don't forget to vote for them here:  DOCCENTER on It will be ... read more

September 17, 2008 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha I was reviewing some of the clips from last week's TechCrunch50 and Ron Conway had a quote I couldn't pass by when asked what motivates him to continue working as an angel investor: "Meeting entrepreneurs who are inventing ... read more

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