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3939_6be445e02e_small April 10, 2012 by Adrienne Baughman

Leann Jacobsen, president of the 225-member-strong Technology Association of Iowa (TAI) for the past seven years says things really took off about five years ago for the state of Iowa. This week, as key appropriation bills make their way through the Iowa Legislature, Jacobsen (left) and her colleagues are ready to facilitate pitches and parties alike during its "TriTECHta" schedule of events beginning Wednesday, which includes the Prometheus … read more

3905_c8596e5355_small April 3, 2012 by Michael Stacy

Des Moines Just more than a week remains until the Technology Association of Iowa (TAI) hosts its annual celebration to recognize the top tech companies in the state. The seventh annual Prometheus Awards will take place April 11 at Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Des Moines. The events begins with a VIP cocktail reception and live entertainment at 5 p.m., continues with dinner and welcoming remarks at 6:15 and culminates in the presentation … read more

3879_184bf92774_small March 29, 2012 by Michael Stacy

Des Moines Some time has passed since we first reported on the inaugural i2iowa Investors and Innovators Forum, and in the interim lots of details have emerged about the April 12 event. i2iowa will feature a pair of keynote speakers familiar to readers of Silicon Prairie News. Christian Renaud, a principal at StartupCity Des Moines, will deliver the opening keynote, "Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Evolution." Scott Case, the CEO of … read more

3677_6043692305_small February 23, 2012 by Danny Schreiber

Des Moines The Technology Association of Iowa (TAI), a nonprofit dedicated to growing Iowa's tech industry, and its event co-sponsor, LWBJ Financial, announced today the finalists for the 2012 Prometheus Awards, an event billed as "the technology industry's premier celebration of extraordinary achievements among high-tech businesses and individuals." More than 40 companies and individuals are … read more

3428_b690adff26_small January 12, 2012 by Michael Stacy

Des Moines The Technology Association of Iowa (TAI) and the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) on Tuesday announced the inaugural i2iowa Investors and Innovators Forum scheduled for April 12. Held in conjunction with the TAI's annual Prometheus Awards and Pitch and Grow 7, the forum aims to match up entrepreneurs at various stages with investors and funding resources. “The i2iowa Investors and Innovators Forum will … read more

3246_b3e4c51d6d_small December 6, 2011 by Danny Schreiber

Published Tuesdays and Thursdays, 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 … read more

2983_eb18a3d51d_small October 10, 2011 by Christopher New & Michael Stacy

Des Moines It's peak Pitch & Grow season in Iowa, and in a new video interview Christian Renaud, a member of the board for the Technology Association of Iowa — the organization that puts on Pitch & Grow — and a participant and panelist in the most recent Pitch & Grow, explains just what that means for Iowa … read more

2979_eb01cfdcde_small October 10, 2011 by Michael Stacy

Every Monday, look for our events post to keep you in the loop on the happenings of the week. From meetups and conferences … read more

October 7, 2011 by Brittany Mascio

We're excited to bring you our 73rd Opportunities on the Prairie today, with positions at BlueCross and BlueShield of Nebraska and Yahoo! in Omaha ... read more

2938_3dcd33d3b1_small September 30, 2011 by Michael Stacy

Des Moines After Jake Kerber took third place with his first competitive presentation of Locusic and finished runner-up in his second try at pitching the startup competitively, Kerber and Locusic climbed to the top of the podium Thursday at Pitch & Grow 5 at the Des Moines Social Club. Locusic, a free music application that streams songs from bands based within 50 miles of the listener's location, won the fifth rendition of the Technology Association of Iowa's daylong pitch competition. Locusic edged out … read more

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