Silicon Prairie News

6976_3c5c78587e_small June 17, 2014 by Megan Bannister

Des Moines The Iowa International Center announced today that StartupCity Des Moines principal Tej Dhawan will be named one of the organization's 2014 Passport to Prosperity honorees. The award recognizes Iowa immigrants… read more

June 16, 2014 by Fred Bauters

Des Moines The deadline for the Iowa Business Plan Competition has been extended, so make sure to get your executive summaries in by Friday. The competition is meant to "stimulate entrepreneurial activity and greater awareness of the resources available to grow entrepreneurs in Iowa… read more

6960_cf9896c134_small June 13, 2014 by Guest Contributor

Lincoln I learned at an early age that as entrepreneurs, the odds are against us. That's because I grew up in a family full of entrepreneurs. I grew up cleaning public toilets at rest areas along Interstate 80 in Nebraska. My parents own a janitorial company that had contracts with the state Department of Roads and several banks. It was a dirty job, one I was not passionate about. read more

6955_966bff86af_small June 12, 2014 by Guest Contributor

Kansas City For the 10 days leading up to the Sprint Mobile Health Accelerator powered by Techstars Demo Day we'll be getting insight from the 10 presenting teams. See what they've been up to at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, June 10, at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts by registering for free here. read more

6954_b021f00e96_small June 12, 2014 by Guest Contributor

Kansas City For the 10 days leading up to the Sprint Mobile Health Accelerator powered by Techstars Demo Day we'll be getting insight from the 10 presenting teams. See what they've been up to at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, June 10, at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts by registering for free here. read more

6950_e4d8bca5ba_small June 10, 2014 by Guest Contributor

Kansas City For the 10 days leading up to the Sprint Mobile Health Accelerator powered by Techstars Demo Day we'll be getting insight from the 10 presenting teams. See what they've been up to at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, June 10, at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts by registering for free here. read more

6948_f47a1d28e8_small June 9, 2014 by Guest Contributor

Kansas City For the 10 days leading up to the Sprint Mobile Health Accelerator powered by Techstars Demo Day we'll be getting insight from the 10 presenting teams. See what they've been up to at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, June 10, at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts by registering for free here. read more

6941_ca8c93c7ca_small June 7, 2014 by Guest Contributor

Kansas City For the 10 days leading up to the Sprint Mobile Health Accelerator powered by Techstars Demo Day we'll be getting insight from the 10 presenting teams. See what they've been up to at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, June 10, at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts by registering for free here. read more

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