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6191_faff500644_small November 1, 2013 by Megan Bannister

Two years ago we shared some of the Silicon Prairie's spookiest Halloween costumes. Now we're back for a second round of Halloween hijinx and startup shenanigans. Check out some of the best parties, pumpkins and punny costumes the Silicon Prairie had to offer this year ... read more

4999_494ebb6740_small November 12, 2012 by Danny Schreiber

Des Moines Sillicon Prairie News is teaming up with Dwolla to help the Des Moines-based payments startup hold its first hackathon in The Prairie. Titled Old MacDonald Hackathon … read more

4428_8f8375fba5_small July 30, 2012 by Dusty Davidson & Jeff Slobotski

In the midst of our ongoing efforts to tell the stories of the region's startups, creatives and entrepreneurs, we're extremely excited to announce a new chapter in our own story: Silicon Prairie News is hiring for the position of Community Builder in Kansas City. Our mission is simple – build creative startup communities – and over the past four years we've worked to establish ourselves as … read more

4306_f1cea8aadb_small June 13, 2012 by Michael Stacy

Kansas City Question: What's better than getting together with your favorite entrepreneurial friends for libations and the chance to show off your vast knowledge of subjects ranging from startups to pop culture? Answer: The chance to win some fantastic prizes while doing all that, of course. You'll get that chance at our next Kansas City meetup. We're hosting the first Silicon Prairie News Pub Quiz next week as part of One Week KC. Our event gets underway at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Monk's Loft, the upstairs event space at The Beacon (5031 Main St.) in Kansas City, Mo. Located just a stone's throw south of the Country Club Plaza … read more

4257_830831ddcc_small June 5, 2012 by Danny Schreiber

Today we welcome to the Silicon Prairie News team three new faces that will be spending the next 12 weeks with us. But unlike interns in years past that we've housed in our Omaha office, our interns this summer are based in cities throughout the Silicon Prairie. … read more

3645_51924ab6e8_small February 17, 2012 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha In a few months, we'll be moving the Silicon Prairie News headquarters into a new space in North Downtown Omaha's Mastercraft Building! The Mastercraft (left), a 140,000 square-foot building situated just north of the new TD Ameritrade Park and Hot Shops Art Center, is a former furniture warehouse that's now home to a number of our city's startups and creative companies. We selected the Mastercraft because of the entrepreneurial energy and culture that permeates the building. We wanted to be surrounded by, as well as help contribute to the … read more

3502_1c27a15fc1_small January 24, 2012 by Tom Chapman

Omaha The Startup Nebraska effort is launching on Friday. What does this mean? It means that now is the time to get involved. The event is a launch but not a completed … read more

3381_427562028d_small January 2, 2012 by Jeff Slobotski

2011 was an amazing year for us at Silicon Prairie News. With the addition of four new full-time team members, more than 1,000 blog posts and a healthy number of meetups, parties and other events, it's safe to say it was a year of tremendous growth and positive change for our company and the greater Silicon Prairie community. It's exciting to take a glimpse of some of the highlights from 2011 and … read more

3239_f2950647c0_small December 28, 2011 by Michael Stacy

As part of our tireless effort to provide Silicon Prairie News readers fresh and engaging content, we're launching a new series to kick off 2012. Starting next week, we'll bring you Prairie Portraits, a regular feature in which we introduce some of the less-recognizable but no-less-important faces of the Silicon Prairie. While another recently introduced SPN interview series, Newsmakers, takes in-depth looks at the region's CEOs, founders and other figures who tend to dominate the headlines, Prairie Portraits … read more

December 23, 2011 by Brittany Mascio

We're excited to bring you our 83rd Opportunities on the Prairie today, with positions at Silicon Prairie News (that's us!), Snitily Carr and Ervin & Smith in Omaha; Archrival … read more

The polls are open!

Through August 22, help us decide the winners of our inaugural Silicon Prairie Awards, which will recognize 12 companies and individuals. You can vote once per day per category.
Winners will be announced live on stage at
our August 30 event.