Silicon Prairie News

6937_178050de99_small June 6, 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

6935_c95fc22c00_small June 6, 2014 by Guest Contributor

Des Moines (Guest post by Derian Baugh) When I first started my company I had no way to fully grasp all that is involved in getting a startup off the ground. I had no understanding of all the logistics and financial complexities that would be involved. I didn’t know how I was going to be able to quit my full-time job. And although I believed there were customers out there, I didn’t know how I would actually find them. The furthest thing on my radar was the idea of attending an accelerator… read more

6930_1c5ce70599_small June 5, 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

6926_90a580782a_small June 4, 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

6923_986bfd7ed4_small June 3, 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

6918_bccb6684c4_small June 2, 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

6885_ff28d31340_small May 24, 2014 by Megan Bannister

Des Moines Prairie Portraits is a weekly set of questions intended to help the community get to know someone from the Silicon Prairie startup scene a little bit better. Prairie Portraits feature a fixed set of questions ranging from career background ... read more

6869_06bd38796e_small May 16, 2014 by Guest Contributor

Kansas City (Guest post by Adam Coomes) These days, we’re trained to be analytical. Just look around you. We have fitness devices tracking our every step so we can analyze our habits. We use services like Google Analytics to analyze the results of our work. We use numbers for everything. Entrepreneurs especially are analytical by nature. We have to be. But in the process, we push aside our most basic decision-making powers: our instincts. read more

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