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2247_0e62fe69d8_small May 13, 2011 by Royce Haynes & Michael Stacy

Omaha We've reached the homestretch of Big Omaha 2011, and we have a terrific trio to take us home. This afternoon, we'll be treated to talks from Marc Ecko of Artists & Instigators, Travis Kalanick of Uber and Bo Fishback of Zaarly. For more on those three, see our post on what they've been up to recently: "Big Omaha 2011: Friday speakers in the spotlight." … read more

2227_76d8288b33_small May 13, 2011 by Michael Stacy

Omaha Haven't had time to study up on all of this year's Big Omaha speakers? Not to worry; we can help you cram. We've combed the world wide interwebs to come up with a couple of stories, interviews, videos or otherwise noteworthy nuggets on each of our Big Omaha presenters so that you can brush up before you sit down at KANEKO on Friday morning. … read more

2148_3bc30a7fb7_small April 28, 2011 by Danny Schreiber

Published every Tuesday (this week: two days late), 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

2094_4fa71a7bed_small April 19, 2011 by Danny Schreiber

Published every Tuesday, 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 of our… read more

2055_fde497c941_small April 7, 2011 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha Today, we're thrilled to announce this year's MC and two incredible speaker additions to the 2011 lineup: MC David Hauser of Grasshopper Group and speakers Marc Eckō of Marc Eckō Enterprises (left) and Bo Fishback of Zaarly (left). The response for Big Omaha this year has been overwhelming and incredibly humbling. After releasing Early Bird tickets… read more

2011_6724c89ed0_small April 5, 2011 by Brittany Mascio

Published every Tuesday, 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… read more

1950_36f50c1ad9_small March 21, 2011 by Danny Schreiber

Austin As I prepared for the trip down to Austin, Texas for South by Southwest Interactive earlier this month, I kept a close eye on the Silicon Prairie attendee Twitter stream to see what folks from the region were up to in Austin. The expected tweets about panels and parties raised my anticipation as usual, but a tweet from Nick Seguin of Kansas City… read more

1930_1f4d113953_small March 13, 2011 by Danny Schreiber

Austin TechCrunch just broke the news that the highly-anticipated mobile app of South by Southwest Interactive, Zaarly – the startup that raised a $1 million seed round two weeks after it was founded – has now gone live with a beta (update 3:15 p.m.: not yet officially launched, but Zaarly has gone live at SXSW). "We facilitate in-person transactions so it… read more

1911_eb1ed06b21_small March 9, 2011 by Danny Schreiber

Kansas City Remember that startup we first wrote about less than two weeks ago? The one that launched at Startup Weekend Los Angeles on February 20 with a pitch by Kansas Citian Bo Fishback? The one that had celebrities Demi Moore and LeVar Burton tweeting about it the night it launched? Yeah, that one: Zaarly. Earlier today, TechCrunch broke the story that Zaarly had raised a $1 million seed round from a slate of notable investors: Ashton Kutcher, Naval… read more

1856_b34da94db0_small February 28, 2011 by Danny Schreiber

Kansas City (Left, Bo Fishback presents Zaarly at Startup Weekend Los Angeles. Photo by Jim Alden via flickr.com/techfrog.) Over the course of three weeks, Zaarly will go from building a prototype and pitching Hollywood celebrity and startup investor Ashton Kutcher to aggresively launching at the tech industry's largest conference, South by Southwest Interactive. If their quick turnaround isn't turning heads by itself, the team is confident it's product will do… read more

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