Silicon Prairie News

Tagged University of Nebraska–Lincoln
6202_5bac2bffd4_small November 1, 2013 by Patti Vannoy

Lincoln No one seems to remember exactly how it happened. They know it started with a Silicon Prairie News story about the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management last December. There was some talk around the College of Architecture, an e-mail from interim dean ... read more

6078_282f40eea0_small September 19, 2013 by Daniel Wheaton

Lincoln Two years ago when James Verhoeff and Zach Christensen went on a double date with some friends, the pair realized they had forgotten the coupons they planned on using ... read more

3466_357f50c579_small January 19, 2012 by Michael Stacy

Lincoln With its latest investment, Nebraska Global is using its software development muscle to help, well … develop muscle. The Lincoln-based software investment fund today announced its fifth investment: EliteForm, a company that makes tools for collecting and analyzing workout data and tailoring lifting regimens to help coaches and athletes get the most out of time spent on workouts. The company is launching with two products, StrengthPlanner and PowerTracker — more on those in a moment — and one … read more

1518_612b9e9586_small December 3, 2010 by Danny Schreiber

Lincoln This is a bit of late notice, but if you're in Lincoln tonight definitely try to make your way over to the City Campus Union at University of Nebraska–Lincoln for the 12th Annual UNL Venture Plan Championship. The event kicks off at 5:30 p.m. and is expected to run until about 9. Up for grabs is $1,000, but more importantly… read more

1467_a8db94bf6b_small November 18, 2010 by Danny Schreiber

Lincoln (Left: Christian Binek of University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Photo by Marlon Wright.) Size does matter when it comes to electronics. Consumers seem to prefer ever-smaller devices, but making things too small could lead to major technological problems in roughly 10 years. Researchers at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln are working on both aspects of the size issue. The decreasing size of devices such as cell phones, mp3 players and computers… read more

1004_1801a26ff3_small June 24, 2010 by Danny Schreiber

As the headline reads, we owe a big congrats to some of our contributors. From new jobs and opportunities to graduation… read more

873_cf2df85a56_small April 30, 2010 by Dusty Davidson

Lincoln Starting at 2 p.m. CDT, Jeff Raikes, CEO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, will be speaking live at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. His talk will be titled "The Business of Doing Good." Watch the live stream at raikes.unl.edu. read more

788_7a45a1a492_small April 6, 2010 by Danny Schreiber

Hopefully it's not too late in the week to get a couple more items on your radar. On Thursday, University of Nebraska–Lincoln will be hosting the Coolest Night in Innovation at which the Nebraska Distinguished Entrepreneur Awards will be presented and a preview of innovative startup businesses from across the globe will… read more

685_f34a2bc5d4_small March 2, 2010 by Adam Templeton

Lincoln Half a dozen entrepreneurial hopefuls walked away $1,000 each after being declared the winners of the 2010 Make it Happen – Student Quick Pitch Competition last Thursday, February 25. The competition, sponsored by the Nebraska Center for Entrepreneurship, Southeast Community College Entrepreneurship Center, Lincoln Public Schools' Entrepreneurship Focus Program and the… 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.

Vote!