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4050_18c6026404_small April 30, 2012 by Christopher New

Des Moines An application that uses public data in an effort to make parks safer emerged Sunday as the winner of the inaugural OpenIowa at StartupCity Des Moines. SuperRanger, an app created by the team of Drew Maifeld, Yas Kuraishi, Melissa Burkheimer and Bethany Wilcoxon, took took home first place and a $500 prize at the conclusion of OpenIowa, a three-day event put on by StartupIowa. … read more

4048_13e97f65ee_small April 29, 2012 by Christopher New

Des Moines The inaugural OpenIowa is in its homestretch at Startup City Des Moines. The three-day event, sponsored by StartupIowa, is empowering entrepreneurs, developers and designers to utilize a continually-growing set of government databases to create new ways for citizens to access that information. Close to 30 participants signed up for the event, which began on Friday evening and concludes this evening. Participants were tasked … read more

4031_7bd90d9bfc_small April 26, 2012 by Guest Contributor

Des Moines Ready for a challenge? StartupIowa is daring developers, designers and data junkies to turn public data sets into something useful at its first OpenIowa event. The code-a-thon is similar to other open-data events sprouting up around the country, like the recent Hack Omaha. Similar to Startup Weekend, OpenIowa challenges attendees to launch a product in one weekend using the vast … read more

3924_92b03148ff_small April 5, 2012 by Michael Stacy

StartupIowa is ready to usher in the open data movement in Iowa. The organization today announced the inaugural OpenIowa competition, which will be held April 27-29. … read more

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