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1281_557817c87e_small September 28, 2010 by Danny Schreiber

(Photo by James Jordan via Flickr) The goal of Prairie Moves is to keep our readers informed about career moves, press coverage, and product development 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 info@siliconprairienews.com. And if you have suggestions on how we could improve these posts or any of… read more

June 24, 2010 by Danny Schreiber

We're excited to bring you our seventeenth Opportunities on the Prairie today with positions from SmartyPig in Des Moines as well as Midwest Laboratories and Orion Advisor Services in Omaha. read more

996_79642b2372_small June 23, 2010 by Danny Schreiber

The goal of Prairie Moves is to keep our readers informed about career moves, press coverage, and product development 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 info@siliconprairienews.com. And if you have suggestions on how we… read more

983_3c4d001446_small June 15, 2010 by Danny Schreiber

While keeping an eye on Twitter, company blogs, and press releases sent to info@siliconprairienews.com, we see quite a bit of movement on the Silicon Prairie. Although a majority of these pieces of information haven't made their way to our blog in the past, we think it's time we begin to spread the word about them. So, today we present Prairie Moves. The goal of Prairie Moves is to keep our… read more

963_acd803d8bd_small June 7, 2010 by Geoff Wood

West Des Moines This morning, SmartyPig, a social banking startup headquartered in West Des Moines, announced they are moving to a new banking partner, BBVA Compass. read more

819_3554dfecb5_small April 15, 2010 by Geoff Wood

Des Moines When the renowned TED talks series makes its local debut in Des Moines next month, the one day event will feature… read more

829_0d4fcf314f_small April 14, 2010 by Geoff Wood

Des Moines This week in PrairieCast, Andy and I are joined by Mike Ferrari, the co-founder of West Des Moines-based SmartyPig (Twitter: @SmartyPig). SmartyPig is a web-based money saving startup, founded by Mike and Jon Gaskell in 2006. Mike shared his experience launching a startup, from making the decision to quit his day job to working full-time on his idea. He also spoke about working with the FDIC to modernize banking regulations and finding an international partner to extend his service… read more

814_fda4767553_small April 7, 2010 by Geoff Wood

Des Moines Playing on its reputation as the "Academy Awards of Iowa's high tech industry," the fifth annual Prometheus Awards took place last night with a Hollywood-style theme, complete with a celebrity photo booth, award statues, plenty of tuxedos, and even a red carpet. The awards are a production of the Technology Association of Iowa (TAI) meant to highlight innovation throughout the state. "This showcase honors companies and individuals who represent the best and brightest in technology and business and have… read more

768_8eeb70bf1d_small March 26, 2010 by Geoff Wood

Des Moines The Technology Association of Iowa (TAI) recently announced that Bob Weinschenk, CEO of West Des Moines-based SmartyPig, will share a keynote… read more

721_62a202381c_small March 12, 2010 by Jeff Slobotski

Austin We're just a few days away from the Silicon Prairie Party at South by Southwest Interactive in Austin and we want to express a huge thank you to our sponsors from across… read more

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