Silicon Prairie News

7067_71ca2056c7_small July 15, 2014 by Megan Bannister

Lenexa It's happened to the best of us. You've just settled into the couch for a night in front of the TV and the technology struggles begin. Whether it's the combination of three different remote controls or the routine of stretching and bending to get the remote control to communicate with the receiver box, the process is daunting. read more

7036_aecda37090_small July 14, 2014 by Megan Bannister

Des Moines It had become a common occurrence for Bob Rehkemper and his partners at Gourley, Rehkemper and Lindholm law firm in Des Moines. He'd be at a bar with friends or colleagues and the topic would invariably shift to his profession as a criminal defense attorney specializing in DUI and OWI. Immediately, everyone wanted to know what to do if they were pulled over by law enforcement. So Rehkemper and his partners got creative.  read more

7062_46d01f236f_small July 14, 2014 by Megan Bannister

Boulder Earlier this year when Des Moines-based startup Bawte relaunched its platform to focus more heavily on customer support, former Hatchlings team member George Jurgens posted the product on ProductHunt. At the time, Bawte co-founder John Jackovin says he'd never heard of the site and was surprised when Bawte was quickly voted to the top. read more

7061_8ad819134c_small July 14, 2014 by Megan Bannister

Omaha Proxibid company Divvy, a retailer of new and recertified consumer electronics, announced Monday it has acquired a South Sioux City, Nebraska-based company called Value Recovery Services (VRS). 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

7039_1254c385f2_small July 14, 2014 by SPN Newsroom

Every Monday Silicon Prairie News' editorial team will share some of the interesting regional content we've read as well as SPN's most-read stories over the last week… read more

July 11, 2014 by Silicon Prairie News

The SPN job board is sponsored by Hudl. Hudl is looking for great designers, developers and project managers. Know one? Hit them up: Every week, Silicon Prairie News presents opportunities in the region's tech, startup and ... read more

7057_d892079c04_small July 10, 2014 by Jordan Pascale

Kansas City EyeVerify made big news Thursday, announcing a $6 million round with large backers they want in their corner: Sprint, Samsung, an undisclosed banking institution and a Chinese security firm, one of the largest in the world. Toby Rush, CEO of ... read more

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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.