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4301_87f6ffe9b0_small July 12, 2012 by Geoff Wood

Des Moines Last December, I wrote a post asking “Who’s the No. 2 startup in Des Moines?” In that post, I shared the results of an informal (and unscientific) poll that I conducted around the community to seek out which companies were the "top startups." While Dwolla was a unanimous selection at No. 1, there was no consensus on No. 2 or even what makes for a "top startup." The folks I talked to clearly felt like Dwolla was doing the correct things to be at the top even though most people didn't necessarily have a concrete opinion on what those "things" were. It seemed it was Dwolla and then everyone else. Fast forward to today, and progress within the local startup scene has helped bring greater clarity to the question I posed in December. Rather than defaulting to one company to characterize the startup … read more

4008_e8c9456670_small April 25, 2012 by Danny Schreiber

Des Moines After nearly a year of unreturned phone calls and emails from its Google AdSense account manager, it took a tell-all blog post and an appearance on the front page of Hacker News for Des Moines startup Hatchlings to get Google on the phone. "The (Google employee) who called me made a comment on the Hacker News post," Hatchlings CEO Brad Dwyer … read more

3844_a3bc99c7f5_small April 7, 2012 by Brittany Mascio

We're excited to bring you a special 98th Opportunities on The Prairie today with opportunities from all over the region including those available from the most recent Startup Job Crawl Des Moines. … read more

3925_f958ad18f1_small April 5, 2012 by Danny Schreiber

Des Moines Hatchlings, a Facebook game billed as "the world's largest virtual Easter Egg hunt," published a blog post today detailing its attempts to collect on revenue from its disabled Google AdSense account. "After trying to go through the 'proper channels' for almost a year now it's time to share this story of how Google screwed over our startup with the world," Brad Dwyer, the company's co-founder and CEO, wrote. … read more

March 16, 2012 by Brittany Mascio

We're excited to bring you our 95th Opportunities on the Prairie today from all over the region. If you have an opportunity to add, please register your positions using our Job Board Submission … read more

3652_2c403e67ba_small February 21, 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 of our coverage, please contact …  read more

3616_94253aeebc_small February 14, 2012 by Danny Schreiber

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 have suggestions on how we could improve these posts or any of our coverage, please contact danny@siliconprairienews.com. … read more

3601_e901d466fb_small February 8, 2012 by Michael Stacy

Des Moines Bio: A Des Moines native with entrepreneurial parents responsible for raising me with a strong work ethic and passion to build things. Constantly looking to listen and learn — from what music I should queue up to a great book or blog I should be reading. | Title: Lead Interactive Designer at Hatchlings | Age: 24 | City: Des Moines, Iowa | Website: hatchlings.com | Twitter: @lyndsayclark | Linkedin: linkedin.com/in/lyndsayclark/ | Intro music: I may be partial (my brother is in the band), but I can’t get enough of St. Lucia’s "We Got It Wrong." | Silicon Prairie News: You joined Hatchlings during what CEO Brad Dwyer calls a "re-startup" phase for the company. What does that mean to you, and how do you see it manifested … read more

3577_f275300ac1_small February 6, 2012 by Brittany Mascio

Des Moines Beyond a shadow of a doubt, the Groundhog Day Silicon Prairie News Meetup with Hatchlings was quite the sight. Last Thursday, more than 70 people from the Des Moines startup community joined us to celebrate the big holiday. Or perhaps they joined us simply for a chance to pet our spokesrodent Analog the Prairie Dog and have a brewski. Either way, the crowd seemed to be pleased with the mingling, the attempt to hold a competitive billiards showdown and the opportunity to learn more about Hatchlings, our meetup sponsor. Brad Dwyer, the CEO of Hatchlings, shared more about the “world's largest Easter Egg Hunt” and a bit about … read more

February 3, 2012 by Brittany Mascio

We're excited to bring you our 89th Opportunities on the Prairie today from all over the region. If you have an opportunity to add, please contact Brittany Mascio … read more

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