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2838_dd9a8f6951_small September 15, 2011 by Danny Schreiber

What is Prairie Moves? – Published Tuesdays and Thursdays, 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 … read more

2769_b36c27c3a1_small August 25, 2011 by Danny Schreiber

What is Prairie Moves? Published Tuesdays and Thursdays, 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. … read more

2605_e7afc4e902_small July 28, 2011 by Danny Schreiber

With the help of the "Xzibit Yo Dawg" meme, welcome to the Thursday edition of Prairie Moves, just like Tuesday but published on Thursday. There's an increase of startups, projects, people, events and overall activity in the Silicon Prairie that we've decided to move this series to twice a week (a small sign the region's community of entrepreneurs, creatives, investors and other stakeholders is growing). read more

2539_30cb65a4cf_small July 20, 2011 by Danny Schreiber

Published every Tuesday (one day late this week), 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

2537_e74bba0ad2_small July 15, 2011 by Danny Schreiber

Kansas City In following the regional tech scene over the past few years, one individual that's stood out as a community leader and dedicated entrepreneur has been Adam Coomes. In 2006, Coomes co-founded what has become one of Kansas City's most well-known startups, Infegy. In 2010, he and his business partner Justin Graves were named two of Business Week's "Best Young Entrepreneurs." And earlier this year, he created the Startup KC … read more

2442_638b474659_small June 29, 2011 by Danny Schreiber & Brittany Mascio

Published every Tuesday (one day late this week), 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 info@siliconprairienews.com. And if you have suggestions on how we could improve these posts … read more

2408_20e80b2245_small June 16, 2011 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha Today we are thrilled to unveil the second video in our Big Omaha 2011 Video Series, brought to you by CoSentry. In the video above, Bo Fishback, co-founder and CEO of Zaarly, a proximity-based, real-time buyer powered-market which rolled out its platform on May 19 (six days after this talk), provided insight around the process of announcing, building and launching a product within a matter of months. read more

2395_3f4e7bc4a5_small June 15, 2011 by Danny Schreiber

Kansas City Less than a week after its national rollout on May 19, Zaarly CEO Bo Fishback sat down with TechCrunch co-editor Michael Arrington in a backstage interview at TechCrunch Disrupt New York. "Full disclosure," Arrington said at the end of the May 23 interview, "I asked you if I could invest and we're trying to work something out there. So … read more

2268_b878126f00_small May 18, 2011 by Willis Jackson

Omaha “You guys caught me at a weird time,” Bo Fishback said. “I am going to be super honest about what we are doing, where we are in the process … we are 9.5 weeks into a startup that we're working on.” That was how Fishback, the CEO and co-founder of Zaarly, opened his presentation at Big Omaha, and it was spot on. Fishback has just recently left the Kauffman Foundation, where he was the vice-president of entrepreneurship … read more

2266_e3838fb4b0_small May 18, 2011 by Danny Schreiber

Kansas City When Zaarly co-founder and CEO Bo Fishback took the stage at last Friday's Big Omaha, there was still a big question on attendees' minds: when will the mobile app launch? The answer from Fishback at that time: Zaarly was waiting on Apple's app store approval. Well, the approval has come and the app is out today, sporting a fresh user interface – a dramatic increase from their limited beta release at South by Southwest – and the ability to post an offer from anywhere on the map. Currently in Omaha, someone is … read more

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