Silicon Prairie News

August 13, 2009 by Aaron Onken

Omaha After an article about local iPhone developers appeared in the Omaha World Herald's Money section recently, I decided to follow up with the two individuals mentioned. Earlier this week, we heard from Omaha-based iPhone developer, Hasani Hunter. I ... read more

August 11, 2009 by John T. Meyer

Sioux Falls Every startup and new business comes with the excitement of opportunity and creativity … and responsibility. For Eric Raasch of MindFlame Design & Marketing, a firm based in Sioux Falls, that responsibly is much greater when you’re a ... read more

August 9, 2009 by Aaron Onken

Omaha Recently, I had the chance to sit down and chat with Hasani Hunter, local iPhone developer and founder of I.COM. You may remember him from a recent Omaha World Herald article about local smartphone app developers. Personally, I met ... read more

July 30, 2009 by Jeff Slobotski

Lincoln A few weeks ago, SPN sat down with Whistletree Founders Tom Massey and Ed McKee at their headquarters in Lincoln, Nebraska. Whistletree provides free conference call solutions and a lot more.  After entering your name email address, you're ... read more

July 27, 2009 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha Last week while Whuffaoke was in town, I had the opportunity to talk with Mark Simonds, or @Route140...a.k.a the man behind the Twitter Road Trip adventure. Mark is traveling nation-wide road trip to interview people and ... read more

July 22, 2009 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha Staying true to our tagline of highlighting not only entrepreneurs, but innovators, creative class and those pushing the envelope, we turn our attention to Mosaic Community Development.  Mosaic is a local nonprofit which focuses on addressing the needs of ... read more

July 20, 2009 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha We wanted to sit down with Lisa Waddell Smith of Mutual of Omaha who is the Communications Coordinator behind this coming weekend's Wild About Omaha events! Mutual of Omaha is doing some amazing things within our community including the ... read more

July 16, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha What began as a parody of the most popular Twitter memes, #FollowFriday and #MusicMonday, has begun to gain a following of its own. In April, Omahan Gabe Kangas, @GabeK on Twitter, began manually retweeting his and his friends' pointless tweets ... 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.