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3088_61f57232d2_small October 27, 2011 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha It's nothing more than a splash page at the moment, but if I had to cast my vote for what will soon be unveiled by two Omaha entrepreneurs I'd say something interesting is in the works. Earlier this year, RockDex founder Jimmy Winter began applying his startup's technology, a social media monitoring … read more

2449_afa07d5cef_small June 28, 2011 by Brittany Mascio

Omaha As of today, the only details on the next version of RockDex have only been teased at by founder Jimmy Winter in the description he submitted in April for Cornstalks Demo Night: RockDex presents a high-level view of your artists' online buzz and a comprehensive picture of growth and scale. Dig into actual conversations and understand what drives exposure and fans' behavior instead … read more

2019_56d03b619b_small March 31, 2011 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha We've set up shop at Creighton University's Harper Center, where Cornstalks Demo Night presentations are set to kick off at about 7 p.m. We'll be live-streaming the presentations here, so stay tuned for eight-minute pitches from eight Silicon Prairie startups … read more

2012_1e28b224ab_small March 31, 2011 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha A limited number of seats remain for tonight's Cornstalks Demo Night. The event is being held inside Creighton University's Harper Center and kicks off at 6 p.m. with an hour-long networking reception in… read more

2002_9e4940c48d_small March 29, 2011 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha Nine companies are set to demonstrate their products to a crowd of around 70 people this Thursday, March 31, at Cornstalks, a monthly gathering for entrepreneurs starting or running high-growth businesses. read more

1961_6d547e8d7f_small March 23, 2011 by Danny Schreiber

Austin (Photo by Janae Weinbrenner of Imijfoto) Leading up to South by Southwest Interactive I wrote a post about five startups from the Silicon Prairie that I thought had a chance to break out at the five-day conference – "Five Silicon Prairie startups that could break out at SXSW." With this post, I wasn't predicting any of the startups to have "the breakout app" of SXSW 2011, but I was suggesting each… read more

1913_57bf623ba8_small March 10, 2011 by Danny Schreiber

Austin (Photo from Seth and Alexa Andrzejewski via Flickr.) South by Southwest Interactive isn't a conference. It isn't a summit. It isn't a networking event. And it certainly isn't a party. Nope, it's all of those things, and because of that, it makes it one of the best places for a startup to launch or market its product, whether that's in a large, public way or one-to-one. Last year's event brought in over 14,000 attendees to Austin… read more

1872_f1dcec87f9_small March 3, 2011 by Brittany Mascio

Omaha (Left, Jimmy Winter at SXSW Music 2010 with celebrity gossip blogger Perez Hilton. Photo courtesy of Winter.) With South by Southwest Interactive fast approaching, Rockdex co-founder Jimmy Winter gave me insight into what to keep an eye out for when he and his team land in Austin, Texas in the coming week. For RockDex, a web-based application providing the music industry with social… read more

1688_9942143481_small January 25, 2011 by Danny Schreiber

(Photo by Mark Michaelis 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, please email And if you have suggestions on how we… read more

1413_e373e2f6e4_small November 4, 2010 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha A quick reminder that if you'd like to enter your startup into Invest Nebraska Corporation's second annual East-2-West New Venture Competition the deadline is November 8. read more

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