Silicon Prairie News

Kansas City Articles
6132_754e59cdbb_small October 7, 2013 by Fred Bauters

Kansas City Last week, Sprint unveiled that its new accelerator will be located in Kansas City's Crossroads District. CEO Dan Hesse and Kansas City, Mo., Mayor Sly James were on hand for the launch, and spoke to the potential of the mobile health accelerator, which will be "powered" by Techstars ... read more

October 3, 2013 by Fred Bauters

Kansas City Football season's in full swing and the weather's getting cooler, so it's time to bust out the warmer team gear. One of the Kansas City startup community's connectors, Jason Grill, hopes you keep your feet warm ... read more

6118_e2ca8da60d_small October 2, 2013 by Fred Bauters

Kansas City Today Sprint opened the doors to the future home of its mobile health accelerator at 210 W. 19th Terrace in Kansas City's Crossroads District. CEO Dan Hesse joined Kansas City, Mo., Mayor Sly James and Kevin McGinnis, vice president of development at Sprint, to discuss the space and what it means for the community... read more

September 30, 2013 by Fred Bauters

Kansas City Four more startups have come to play: Digital Sandbox KC last week announced that four more early-stage companies have received proof-of-concept funding. Briefcase, FanAddict, Innovative Health Media and Mi Zócalo join 15 other companies ... read more

6080_d7cd1f0e74_small September 30, 2013 by Regan Carrizales

Kansas City Silicon Prairie News has spent almost five years growing its team as a digital media startup, as part of a robust region, to make an impact that resonates around the country. We're preparing to accelerate that growth, but before we can, we have an incredibly important role to fill ... read more

6101_51663b2bb6_small September 26, 2013 by Fred Bauters

Kansas City A good relationship just got even better in Kansas City. Think Big Partners has worked with Microsoft for a couple years in several ...  read more

6096_51c6592de3_small September 24, 2013 by Fred Bauters

Kansas City Early this morning, Sprint announced its latest and largest entrepreneurial endeavor: Kansas City will be home to the Silicon Prairie's first accelerator powered by Techstars ... read more

September 24, 2013 by Megan Bannister

Kansas City Members of the Kansas City startup scene will soon have another regular meet-up to brew their ideas. 1 Billion Bits—a new speaker and event series created by KC Digital Drive—was created to help foster conversations between developers and the technical community about ... read more

6092_d9edb3d0cd_small September 24, 2013 by Fred Bauters

Kansas City Telecom giant Sprint this morning announced it is seeking early-stage mobile technologies companies from across the country for its Sprint Mobile Health Accelerator ... read more

6084_32b2613f33_small September 20, 2013 by Fred Bauters

Kansas City Next month, a group of women will begin a collaboration of "female professionals, community leaders and innovators who are passionate about supporting and growing women entrepreneurs in the Kansas City region and beyond." Athena League will officially launch the group alongside their partners in an open event to be held October 10 at Barkley Headquarters. To give us an idea of the League's aspirations, two Athenas—Mary Noulles at Triple-I and Kristin Kenney at Polsinelli, with both companies acting as launch sponsors ... read more

The polls are open!

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.

Vote!