Silicon Prairie News

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

7049_236657cd5c_small July 10, 2014 by Jordan Pascale

Omaha Luis Lopez knows entrepreneurs are only successful if they have people around them that want them to be. Lopez, co-founder of CardiSys, knows this because he's had help. He went through Straight Shot accelerator last year. He's a member of Pipeline Entrepreneurs. And he got another taste of a supportive Omaha entrepreneurial community Wednesday morning when he presented at 1 Million Cups.  read more

7054_4e8a05c725_small July 10, 2014 by Julia Hogren

Des Moines Oftentimes, the challenge for new business growth in states like Iowa involves reaching a critical mass of support. For Iowa's independent angel investor group Plains Angels, that means extending its reach to other parts of the state… read more

7050_cbe7feb11b_small July 9, 2014 by Jordan Pascale

Omaha Ever been to a large music festival, wedding or some other large event where you wish you could scream your thoughts to the group, but can't? Maybe you want to quickly tell your neighbors about something going on in the 'hood. Maybe a college student wants to tell the whole campus about a tailgate party.  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.