Silicon Prairie News

6336_1cee6ef950_small December 20, 2013 by Caleb Ulffers

New York City Three members of the Silicon Prairie News team took on the Big Apple earlier this week week to reconnect with some Silicon Prairie natives who have relocated to New York City...  read more

December 17, 2013 by Fred Bauters

Kansas City Kansas City Startup Village has spent a little more than a year building a community that provides density, mentorship and resources for entrepreneurs. Now the group is taking a close look at where it walks. Along with the rest of ... read more

December 13, 2013 by Megan Bannister

Des Moines This holiday season, startups around Iowa are making an effort to give back to the less fortunate. The Des Moines-based Dwolla team came together to work with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Iowa and ensure a ... read more

December 11, 2013 by Megan Bannister

Cedar Rapids Last week the Entrepreneurial Development Center (EDC) announced that the Iowa Seed Fund II made a $150,000 investment in iCONNECT, a marketplace for on-demand video interpretation services. Founded in 2012 and acquired in January by ... read more

December 9, 2013 by Megan Bannister

Monday evening PIPELINE president and CEO Joni Cobb will appear on The BizSpark Show, Microsoft's startup TV chat show. The program is hosted by Douglas Crets and features individuals from around the world... read more

December 6, 2013 by Fred Bauters

Omaha With offices already in Omaha, Lincoln and Kansas City, MindMixer today announced it will take its civic engagement westward, looking to hire a small team in San Francisco. Nick Bowden, co-founder and CEO, wrote in the blog... read more

December 5, 2013 by Megan Bannister

Ames Students at Iowa State University are learning it doesn't take a huge investment to launch a successful business venture. This semester Andreea Kiss, assistant professor of management at ISU, gave each student group in her course a $5 ... read more

December 5, 2013 by Fred Bauters

Kansas City On Wednesday, Techstars announced John Fein as managing director of the Sprint Mobile Health Accelerator, powered by Techstars. David Cohen, managing partner and founder of Techstars, posted the news on the accelerator's site, writing that Fein "has a wealth ... read more

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