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4389_97dc414393_small June 29, 2012 by Michael Stacy

Prairie Village AgLocal has raised the first $1 million of a potentially larger seed round led by Andreessen Horowitz and OpenAir Equity Partners, AgLocal CEO Naithan Jones said in a phone interview Thursday. The seed round also involves a variety of angel investors based in Kansas City and in Silicon Valley. The Kansas City contingent includes AgLocal advisors Thad Langford, Sarah Gambach and Dan Carroll, VinSolutions and Stackify founder Matt Watson and Tradebot Ventures partner Andy O’Hara. Based in Prairie Village, Kan., and co-founded by Jones and Jacob … read more

4303_2d4d8a1596_small June 13, 2012 by Michael Stacy

Prairie Village Silicon Prairie News: AgLocal wrapped up 12 weeks at the NewMe Accelerator last month. What were a few of the team's main takeaways from that experience? | Josh Coleman: That access to networks of influence are key to startups and having the resources they provided are so valuable to young startups like ours. | SPN: You spent 10 years at Batts before making the jump to Zaarly in 2011. What compelled you to make that big career change? | JC: I had become frustrated throughout the last couple of years at Batts and knew I needed to make a change in my career. I wasn't sure exactly what I wanted to do, but I had been researching and talking to people about startups for several years and was fascinated with what I was finding. … read more

4000_df81677099_small April 19, 2012 by Michael Stacy

Prairie Village AgLocal, one of Kansas City's most talked-about tech startups of 2012, has teamed with Thad Langford, the executive behind one of Kansas City's most ballyhooed tech acquisitions of 2011. And — no surprise here — the startup continues to garner plenty of attention from investors and media outlets alike. More on that alliance and those investors in a moment. But first, while it's still hot off the presses, the media attention: AgLocal, a marketplace … read more

3887_c9968a68e0_small April 3, 2012 by Danny Schreiber

Published Tuesdays and Fridays, Prairie Moves keeps our readers informed about career moves, media coverage, product development and more from the companies and individuals we cover on Silicon Prairie News. If you or your company would like to submit one of the items below for our next Prairie Moves post, please email editor@siliconprairienews.com. And if you have suggestions … read more

3898_b34b144471_small April 2, 2012 by Michael Stacy

Austin Nevermind that he was busy participating in one panel and moderating another last month at South By Southwest Interactive in Austin, Texas. Jeff Slobotski, SPN's co-founder and chief community officer, still found time to put on his reporter's hat and go to work. In the midst of a whirlwind few days in Austin, he caught up with Scott Case, CEO of the Startup … read more

3869_e2391510e3_small March 30, 2012 by Danny Schreiber

Published Tuesdays and Fridays, Prairie Moves keeps our readers informed about career moves, media coverage, product development and more from the companies and individuals we cover on Silicon Prairie News. If you or your company would like to submit one of the items below for our next Prairie Moves post, please email editor@siliconprairienews.com. And if you have suggestions on how we could improve these posts or any … read more

3846_128aeed292_small March 27, 2012 by Danny Schreiber

Published Tuesdays and Fridays, Prairie Moves keeps our readers informed about career moves, media coverage, product development and more from the companies and individuals we cover on Silicon Prairie News. If you or your company would like to submit one of the items below for our next Prairie Moves post, please email editor@siliconprairienews.com. And if you have suggestions … read more

3785_58c4eaa90c_small March 20, 2012 by Amy Engle

Austin With South by Southwest Interactive one week behind us, we've compiled links to articles, blog posts, tweets, photos, audio and video that cover or mention Silicon Prairie-based entrepreneurs and startups that took part in the event. During the five-day festival in Austin, Texas, a number of individuals from the Silicon Prairie participated on panels, competed in the accelerator, attended the awards or threw a party. … read more

3782_d92bbd61fe_small March 15, 2012 by Danny Schreiber

Prairie Moves keeps our readers informed about career moves, media coverage, product development and more from the companies and individuals we cover on Silicon Prairie News. If you or your company would like to submit one of the items below for our next Prairie Moves post, please email editor@siliconprairienews.com. And if you have suggestions on how we could improve these posts … read more

3790_3b44f24b57_small March 14, 2012 by Guest Contributor

Austin 8:45 a.m. - It’s day four for the AgLocal team, and we’re already droppin ya’lls and agreeing that Austin is in fact awesomely weird (and uh yes, the locals would like to keep it that way). We’re up early to grab some provisions for a bbq we’re hosting at our Airbnb house. Local rancher Windfall Ranch, is providing natural beef for a cook-out tomorrow, so we need to load up on salsa, guacamole, hot sauce … read more

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