Silicon Prairie News

October 4, 2009 by Geoff Wood

Des Moines Alexander Grgurich may be young but he's already found many ways to contribute to the greater Des Moines community. He was raised here, graduated from Drake University, serves as a city councilman in the suburbs, and is now ... read more

October 2, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Lincoln Last night's Creative Capital Pitch Session in Lincoln brought about 60 people to Turbine Flats to watch our eight contestants pitch their ideas in five minutes or less. Ideas ranged from a ratings website for senior care facilities to ... read more

October 1, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha Mentioned this Week: BarCamp Omaha tonight, thanks to the BarCamp Omaha sponsors: UNeMed, Scott Technology Center, Asset Appraisal, Graffiti Tracker, AIM Institute, Archrival, Secret Penguin, Ninth Division, The Gabe Kangas Association for Awesome, Contemporary Analysis, SkidVis, Career Search Dynamics, Button ... read more

October 1, 2009 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha A few weeks ago Dusty Davidson and I landed in the state of Colorado to connect with many of the individuals building that region's entrepreneurial class. We had the opportunity to meet many of them through their attendance at ... read more

September 26, 2009 by Geoff Wood

Des Moines Fall is unconference season on the Silicon Prairie, and following the three local events in Des Moines, Kansas City, and Omaha, will be a composite event: Highlight Midwest. Des Moines is proud to host the second annual iteration of Highlight ... read more

September 25, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha Today was a big day for the team at Êelios, Inc., a spin-off subsidiary of 21st Century Systems, Inc. (21CSI). Their location-based personal weather app, WxFix, became available for purchase in Apple's App Store. This morning, ... read more

September 24, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha Mentioned this week: submission deadline extended for Creative Capital Pitch Session III, explanation of CCPS III and thanks again to our sponsors: Invest Nebraska Corporation, Lincoln Young Professionals Entrepreneurship Group, Archrival, Turbine Flats, and Red Bull, Jeff and Dusty ... read more

September 24, 2009 by Aaron Onken

Omaha It has been a few weeks since Omaha-based SkyVu Pictures released their iPhone game, Battle Bears, and things seem to be going well even still. After covering the story of their iPhone game, I had the chance to visit ... 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.