A big congratulations goes out to Jeff Slobotski and the team at Silicon Prairie News. Since 2008 SPN has been serving the high growth tech and startup community in the midwest with a concentration in a triangle between Kansas City, Des Moines and Omaha Nebraska. In addition to providing great news coverage for startups and
Four years ago Silicon Prairie News (or SPN as they’re affectionately known) began reporting on stories in Omaha and surrounding areas. They soon added coverage from Des Moines, Kansas and other areas. Today SPN is the site of record for anything happening in the Silicon Prairie. While we know all too well how hard it
Everywhere Else Tennessee is getting closer, and we’ve still got some announcements to make.
Question: What lesson would you teach your younger self about entrepreneurship, given what you know now? Embrace Change “When I started out, I thought success meant everything working out the way you planned. But that’s not really how entrepreneurship works. Some things work out far better than you imagined, some things don’t happen and
Dusty Davidson, co-founder of Silicon Prairie News, launches FlyWheel premium WordPress hosting for designers. More here.
Stacy Carlson isn’t your everyday startup founder. She’s not a caffeinated-up hackathon junkie, or a gamer chick turned business developer extraordinaire. She’s a stay-at-home mom from Lincoln, Nebraska, who turned her digital scrapbooking hobby into a startup that now has a team of 21 designers, and 13 employees. Silicon Prairie News reports that Carlson was
The polls are open for the second annual Silicon Prairie Awards, here are the 48 finalists.
Fargo VC firm Arthur Ventures closes second $45 million dollar fund plans to spread the wealth across Silicon Prairie and Minnesota.
We talk with Eric Moyer CMO of NMotion startup, FiscalCircles in this Startups In The Fastlane interview.
Omaha’s newest dose of entrepreneurial goodness is the Straight Shot accelerator starting July 8
Food trucks are becoming popular in cities across the nation. Hot food–often gourmet–out of a truck? What’s not to love? Well, for one thing, you can never find them. Seriously, never. No matter how closely you watch Twitter or Facebook, you always seem to just miss the truck you’re craving. That’s what happened to Truckily
Memphis native Sarah Lacy spills the beans on the secret to Big Omaha’s success at Southland.
Where do you go in your city/region (or online) to connect with other entrepreneurs and learn from them? The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) (http://theyec.org), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, the YEC recently launched #StartupLab (http://mystartuplab.com/), a free virtual
One of the big benefits to growing your startup in Kansas City is the proximity to the Kauffman Foundation. The group is constantly backing, helping, and innovating in the startup community space. Kansas City often gets the earliest access to the Foundation’s newest programs like 1 Million Cups. Now, our friends at Silicon Prairie News