Silicon Prairie News

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

6074_1fbd9372e9_small September 23, 2013 by Megan Bannister

Iowa City The first day of autumn is just around the corner and Tutor Universe is wasting no time staying on top of the back-to-school season. With the new semester comes big things for the Iowa City-based startup: the launch of Tutor Universe version 2.0, documenting more than 20,000 active users and ... read more

6087_8ee32a5fbf_small September 23, 2013 by Fred Bauters

Omaha Flywheel's WordPress web hosting services are ready to fully get rolling. Focused on premium offerings for designers, freelancers and agencies, the Omaha-based startup today opened its site to public signups ... read more

6053_fa26bf8e2e_small September 23, 2013 by Joe Stych

Lincoln After launching their public beta back in January, co-founders David Chait and Chris Davis have been working to make Travefy the go-to option for planning a group trip. Since then, they’ve introduced a major redesign and distilled the user experience to a dead-simple interface ... read more

6083_9323967a1c_small September 20, 2013 by Megan Bannister

Omaha Nebraska-based startup PaySAFE recently announced that Ho-Chunk Inc., an economic development corporation owned by the Winnebago tribe of Nebraska ... read more

6078_282f40eea0_small September 19, 2013 by Daniel Wheaton

Lincoln Two years ago when James Verhoeff and Zach Christensen went on a double date with some friends, the pair realized they had forgotten the coupons they planned on using ... read more

6068_beb294cea0_small September 18, 2013 by Megan Bannister

Des Moines This week West Des Moines-based Goodsmiths announced it will now give its users the option to purchase gift cards. Just in time for the holiday season, the online marketplace's co-founder James Eliason says the startup is well-positioned to add new features ... read more

6071_60ffd97516_small September 18, 2013 by Kara Tabor

Columbia On any given day, there’s a lot of hustle and bustle that takes place in Lee Hills Hall, the home of the Columbia Missourian newspaper, a publication that has served the ... read more

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