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5944_e3f333b79d_small August 1, 2013 by Megan Bannister

Des Moines Former Silicon Prairie News COO Geoff Wood and Christopher New, owner of Event1 Video, are teaming up to bring a weekly startup-centric podcast back to the Iowa tech community. Within hours of launching a Kickstarter campaign to help support the cost of the podcast last Friday, the project was fully funded and has continued to surpass the pair's initial $1,000 goal. Wood told Silicon Prairie News he believes the response stems ... read more

5723_6b3e72a285_small May 15, 2013 by Fred Bauters

Kansas City Regional tech council KCnext on Tuesday announced the addition of three members to its board of directors, including Silicon Prairie News community builder Regan Carrizales. Kevin McGinnis, senior vice president of product platforms at Sprint, and Kyle Mallot, vice president at DST Systems, also joined the board, which includes Greg Kratofil, a Polsinelli attorney who's worked with several area startups. KCnext's mission is to grow the city's existing base of technology firms, recruit … read more

5585_6b980f46e0_small April 29, 2013 by Megan Bannister

Ames Students took home $1,400 in prizes at the second annual Innovation Pitch Competition April 9 at the Delta Upsilon Fraternity on the Iowa State University campus. Hosted by the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Learning Community, the event provided thirty-one students, ranging from freshmen to graduate students, an opportunity to practice their entrepreneurial pitch skills. Silicon Prairie News' Geoff Wood served as one of the competition's ... read more

3988_a594db4751_small April 17, 2012 by Geoff Wood

Des Moines It's not every week that you get the chance to have Ashton Kutcher on your podcast. Not to be overshadowed by the big interview, after its conclusion we recorded the final episode of PrairieCast (queued up in the video above) where Danny Schreiber, Andy Brudtkuhl and I look back on everything that was PrairieCast. A huge thanks to the more than … read more

3938_193844ab1f_small April 10, 2012 by Geoff Wood

Des Moines Join us at 1 p.m. (special time!) for Episode 80 of PrairieCast, the final episode of our weekly webcast that we launched in February 2010. Our guests will be Ben Milne (far left) of Dwolla – he was our first PrairieCast guest – and Danny Schreiber (near left) who leads our newsroom team. In addition … read more

3909_c14324955d_small April 9, 2012 by Geoff Wood

Des Moines Join us tomorrow at 1 p.m. (special time!) for Episode 80 of PrairieCast – the final episode of our weekly webcast series that we launched in February 2010. Our guests will be Ben Milne (far left) of Dwolla – he was our first PrairieCast guest – and Danny Schreiber (near left) who leads our newsroom team. … read more

3906_dcf6c01c04_small April 4, 2012 by Geoff Wood

Des Moines Our guest this week was Drew Larson, attorney at BrownWinick, who joined in for a discussion of Ames-based WebFilings, next week's i2iowa event, tomorrow's Startup Job Crawl and the Big Omaha 2012 speaker lineup. We also announced that our next episode on Tuesday, April 10 would be our last regularly … read more

3901_d040a68c68_small April 3, 2012 by Geoff Wood

Des Moines Tune in at 2 p.m. CDT for Episode 79 of PrairieCast streaming live from Des Moines. We'll be joined by guest Drew Larson (left), an attorney at BrownWinick, to talk about the latest events and news from the regional startup community. PrairieCast is a live podcast, recorded weekly, for which a group of entrepreneurs gather to discuss current issues in technology and business that relate to the startup community on the Silicon Prairie. PrairieCast is hosted by Andy Brudtkuhl … read more

3865_d9e6faafd0_small March 27, 2012 by Geoff Wood

Des Moines We'll be taking this week off from PrairieCast because our producer is on a call to do his civic duty as a Polk County juror. But below you can find last week's show with John Jackovin of BettrLife and Bawte and Sam Schill of Shoplr and Sigler Companies. PrairieCast is a live podcast, recorded weekly, for which a group of entrepreneurs gather to discuss … read more

3832_7ac745c4fa_small March 22, 2012 by Geoff Wood

Des Moines This week on PrairieCast, Sam Schill of Shoplr and Sigler Companies and John Jackovin of BettrLife and Bawte joined us to look back at South by Southwest Interactive and to discuss the Startup Act. This week's Fast Four covered DoodleCloud’s Kickstarter campaign, Dundee VC’s investment in David Cohen’s new fund, AgLocal's challenge to live up … read more

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