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1806_ddcbac4a94_small February 16, 2011 by John T. Meyer

Being an entrepreneur is pretty awesome, right? We love being our own boss and seeing our ideas come to life. But being an entrepreneur is not so easy either. There are many days you wake up and ask yourself what the hell were you thinking quitting that day job and bootstrapping it? Thankfully, we have communities like Silicon Prairie News to hear about others like us and to be inspired and motivated. However, often that storyline has the same melody: founder has idea; founder believes… read more

1732_17feb90968_small January 31, 2011 by John T. Meyer

(Left: Storenvy CEO Jon Crawford) It's been a great winter on the Silicon Prairie for companies receiving funding. Now, with news from last week, we can add a former Prairie-based startup to that list, as well. The social commerce community Storenvy, which got its start in Kansas City in 2008, just secured $1.5 million in seed funding. Their website states, "Storenvy is a social marketplace for discovering awesome stuff from real people," and it seems that real people are discovering this awesome stuff. According to the January 27th TechCrunch article covering… read more

1404_e277a48fd2_small November 9, 2010 by Danny Schreiber

(Photo by Lauren Tucker via Flickr) 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… read more

November 3, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Kansas City Kansas City-based Storenvy, an online store system and marketplace, kicked their site up a level today with the launch of "Storenvy Social." Here's an excerpt from the update they sent out to store owners last Friday: On Tuesday, ... read more

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