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Posts by Kira Olson
3855_1f12071108_small March 26, 2012 by Kira Olson

Des Moines When I started my senior year, the term startup was foreign to me. It wasn’t until a few months before I started my spring internship at Silicon Prairie News that I started to get a feel for what a startup really is and the impact entrepreneurship can have on a community. Once I started going to Silicon Prairie News events, I began to see the deep-rooted … read more

3736_75750adb61_small March 7, 2012 by Brittany Mascio & Kira Olson

Omaha Peter Kageyama closed the Feb. 29 Young Professionals Summit with his "For the Love of Cities" presentation, a keynote that provoked attendees to think about what creates points of pride in every city. In his talk, Kageyama provided examples of the love and emotional engagement that stem up organically in various … read more

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