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2160_f5613eed2b_small April 26, 2011 by Geoff Wood

Des Moines Andy was out this week so I handled hosting duties all by myself but it was made easy with two PrairieCast veterans in studio: Ben Milne of Dwolla and Drew Larson of BrownWinick. Discussed this week: Kauffman: Express Your Pledge and Be Entered for A Chance to Win a Big Omaha Ticket, Kauffman Foundation gives $800k grant to PIPELINE, Omaha Developer Wins Zappos API Challenge, TownPoints launches in Des Moines, looks to evolve group-buying model... read more

2157_8b18c004d5_small April 25, 2011 by Geoff Wood

Des Moines Tune in today at 1:30 p.m. CDT for Episode 35 of PrairieCast streaming live from the Webcast One studios. We'll be joined by guests Ben Milne of Dwolla and Drew Larson of BrownWinick. Discussion topics will include the Kauffman Foundation's "Express Your Pledge" Big Omaha ticket giveaway, the Omaha Developer who won the Zappos API challenge, the TownPoints launch in Des Moines and more. PrairieCast is a … read more

2138_910c12ad7f_small April 20, 2011 by Geoff Wood

Des Moines On this week's PrairieCast Andy Brudtkuhl and I were joined by guests Nathan T. Wright of Lava Row and Uppward and Royce Haynes, a contributer to Silicon Prairie News in Kansas City. Discussed this week: 140 Characters Conference coming to Des Moines, A look back at Startup Weekend Kansas City and Startup Storm, The Greater Des Moines Partnership highlights Dwolla, Wichita's Jonathon George and Boxcar, Zaarly releases branding … read more

2130_dae346177b_small April 19, 2011 by Geoff Wood

Des Moines Tune in at 1:30 p.m. CST for Episode 34 of PrairieCast streaming live from the Webcast One studios. We'll be joined by guests Nathan T. Wright of Lava Row and Uppward and Royce Haynes, a software developer in Kansas City and new contributor to Silicon Prairie News. Discussion topics will include Startup Weekend Kansas City, Zaarly, a video from the Greater Des Moines Partnership and more. Join us in the live chat … read more

2123_ad825af989_small April 18, 2011 by Geoff Wood

Indianola This past Saturday I had the privilege to speak at Startup Storm, a first of its kind event put on by Macy Koch, a senior at Simpson College. The event, billed as "teaching and supporting innovation and entrepreneurial development," featured an opening keynote by Nathan T. Wright, founder of Lava Row and co-founder of Uppward, a closing keynote from Ben Milne, founder of Dwolla, and presentations in between by Donni Alley of Alley Design… read more

2103_c7ce057a48_small April 13, 2011 by Geoff Wood

Des Moines Our team at Silicon Prairie News is often invited to speak at community events and entrepreneurial conferences about either our organization or the geographic and industry areas we cover. We're starting a new series "SPN Out & About" to document those experiences, and next up is Startup Storm, a student entrepreneurship conference taking place … read more

2101_0a356a97c5_small April 13, 2011 by Geoff Wood

Des Moines On this week's PrairieCast Andy Brudtkuhl and I were joined by guests Macy Koch organizer of Startup Storm at Simpson College and Zach Cox of Pongr. Discussed this week: Prometheus Award winners, Big Omaha adds three speakers and sells out of tickets, Q&A with Josh Inkenbrandt of Inkstagram, Sojern brings Yahoo! veteran Mark Rabe aboard as CEO, Brad Dwyer Guest… read more

2085_4c5c3c2ba2_small April 12, 2011 by Geoff Wood

Des Moines Tune in today at 1:30 p.m. CST for Episode 33 of PrairieCast streaming live from the Webcast One studios. We'll be joined by guests Zach Cox of Pongr and Macy Koch, Simpson College student and organizer of this weekend's Startup Storm. Discussion topics will include the Prometheus Award winners, Big Omaha 2011 sold out, Inkstagram and more. read more

2047_c3a32eefa2_small April 5, 2011 by Geoff Wood

Des Moines On this week's PrairieCast Andy Brudtkuhl and I were joined by guests Leann Jacoboson of the Technology Association of Iowa and Dusty Davidson of Silicon Prairie News and Tripleseat. Discussed this week: Prometheus Awards and Pitch & Grow IV happening on Thursday, Big Omaha speakers announced and tickets now on sale, VineMe launches, offering photo 'Timeline for the… read more

2044_4df9f974f9_small April 5, 2011 by Geoff Wood

Des Moines Tune in at 1:30 p.m. CST today for Episode 32 of PrairieCast streaming live from the Webcast One studios. We'll be joined by guests Leann Jacobson of the Technology Association of Iowa and Dusty Davidson of Silicon Prairie News. Discussion topics will include Google Fiber coming to Kansas City, the VineMe launch, Big Omaha 2011 and more. PrairieCast is a live podcast, recorded weekly… read more

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