Silicon Prairie News

October 17, 2009 by Adam Templeton

Lincoln Collin Caneva accepts that video games are a staple in many kids' lives nowadays. But just because they spend hours a day clicking away in front of a screen doesn't mean the time they spend in a virtual world ... read more

October 16, 2009 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha Mentioned this week: HDC, Cut & Paste Competition, Foursquare, Kt McBratney of Phenomblue, Lays Potato Chips, Highlight Midwest, BarCamp Omaha "ShirtUp" (Coming Soon...), Big Omaha Questions, comments or concerns around this week's "Weekly Wrap Up Show" can be addressed ... read more

October 16, 2009 by Adam Templeton

Omaha I can honestly say BarCamp Omaha was like nothing I'd ever attended. Right from the get-go, there was this indescribable energy pulsing through every rafter of the Nomad Lounge. Maybe it was all that collective entrepreneurial ... read more

October 10, 2009 by Geoff Wood

Omaha   Corrected attendance numbers for Market Day at 4:27 p.m. on 10/11/09 Tucked away in an old brick structure in the south end of the Des Moines' East Village is an interesting artistic community called the ... read more

October 8, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha Added link to Prairie Dog Coalition at 11:00 a.m. Mentioned this Week: Prairie Dog Coalition, BarCamp Omaha -- shirts are in!, Highlight Midwest, Movement Bash, Verdis Group open house, Nick Hudson and Jim Esch open The Halo Institute, and ... read more

October 7, 2009 by John T. Meyer

Sioux Falls   In today's landscape of the world wide web, simply creating and uploading content is not enough to be seen or heard. After I finish a new video blog I have a feeling of accomplishment and pride, but then ... read more

October 6, 2009 by Geoff Wood

Des Moines It took moving out east for Mike Draper to realize the benefits of the local business climate for entrepreneurs in Des Moines. Mike's endeavor, SMASH, is part retail T-shirt merchandiser, part screen printer and part web designer. Mike ... read more

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

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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.