Silicon Prairie News

7104_ea08a815e4_small July 24, 2014 by Megan Bannister

Kansas City It may have been a few years since Google announced that Kansas City would become the first in the country to receive Google Fiber, but local community leaders are still trying to figure out the best ways to harness its power. read more

7101_9af779083d_small July 23, 2014 by Silicon Prairie News

Kansas City Think Big Coworking is opening its doors to everyone this Thursday and Friday for KC Co-llide Day and SPN will have a part in it. From 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day the goal will be to get as much of the KC entrepreneur community together in one place as possible. read more

7069_60f0a3c4f6_small July 21, 2014 by Megan Bannister

Kansas City You might not find cupcakes at your typical user group meeting or hackathon, but at Kansas City Women in Technology's next event, the sweet treat will be the attendee's "coding fuel." KCWiT invites KC-area mothers and their daughters to join them for Coding & Cupcakes, a three-hour event to teach coding and website building.  read more

7083_d18fc022bb_small July 18, 2014 by Megan Bannister

Des Moines For the second summer, the hallways of Des Moines' Central Campus have echoed with the sounds of students, if only for a few days. The second annual Tech Journey camp wrapped Friday afternoon with a presentation as well as student show and tell open to parents, media and members of the community… read more

7077_37d0795ee1_small July 18, 2014 by Megan Bannister

Sioux City You're never too old for summer camp—at least, that's what the RXA Technology team would have you believe… read more

7045_ca00bfbfbd_small July 14, 2014 by Caleb Ulffers

Kansas City We're ready to get dressed up again. It's time to polish the Golden Analogs as we get ready for the third-annual Silicon Prairie Awards on August 21 at the Midland Theatre in Kansas City. It's our way of celebrating all the great companies and individuals who make our communities dynamic. We're ready to take your nominations on the SPN Awards site.  read more

7038_aea060b7ba_small July 7, 2014 by Jordan Pascale

Omaha 1 Million Cups Omaha is making a move to the Wareham Building, 1624 Mike Fahey St., in North Downtown this week. The startup presentation and networking event on Wednesday mornings is leaving the University of Nebraska at Omaha's Mammel Hall, where it began last October. Organizers hope the move will be more convenient and bring out more attendees. read more

7026_ffafbe7071_small July 7, 2014 by Megan Bannister

Sioux City Sioux City, Iowa, might not be an expected place for a thriving entrepreneurial community, but RXA Technology—a mobile development company based in the city—is helping foster just that through a one-night event.  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.