TechBrew Iowa City, Ignite Lincoln, PechaKucha Omaha & more

There's a solid lineup of events this week all across the Silicon Prairie, from Lincoln, down to Kansas City, and back up to Omaha. Check out the listings below and learn more about each by clicking on the provided link. To see events beyond this week, pay a visit to our events page, siliconprairienews.com/events. If

Update: The dates when the post was orginally published were a bit off. All those below are now correct.

There’s a solid lineup of events this week all across the Silicon Prairie, from Lincoln, down to Kansas City, and back up to Omaha. Check out the listings below and learn more about each by clicking on the provided link. To see events beyond this week, pay a visit to our events page, siliconprairienews.com/events.

If you have any you think we should add, please contact us at info@siliconprairienews.com.

Wednesday, January 19, 11:30 a.m. – Business Innovation Zone: The Iowa Entrepreneurial Community

Des Moines – Greater Des Moines Partnership (700 Locust Street, Suite 100)

Audiologist, soft-serve yogurt industry pioneer, family-owned supermarket manager, software company–owner and Entrepreneur of the Year are a few of the many titles Don Schoen has held. Join Schoen, “Super Entrepreneur,” at the Business Insights and Networking Luncheon on Wednesday, Jan. 19, to learn how embarking on a start-up venture has changed over the years and gain a more holistic view of the entrepreneurial lifestyle. 

Learn more at bizci.org

Thursday, January 20, 5-7 p.m. – TechBrew Iowa City

Coralville – The Vine (39 2nd Street)

Join us for the Technology Association of Iowa’s TechBrew Iowa City event, an informal gathering of entrepreneurs, technologists, business people and funders getting together to talk over a beer (social lubrication).  Cocktails and networking will begin promptly at 5 pm!

Learn more at technologyiowa.org

Thursday, January 20, 7 p.m. – Ignite Lincoln

Lincoln – Bourbon Theatre (1415 O Street)

Speakers at Ignite Lincoln have just five minutes to speak their mind. To make things more interesting, each one is given 20 slides that automatically rotate every 15 seconds.

Learn more at ignitelincoln.eventbrite.com

Thursday, January 20, 8:20-10:30 p.m. – PechaKucha Omaha #10

Omaha – Slowdown (729 North 14th)

Guest hosted by Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts curator Hesse Mcgraw, Pecha Kucha Night Omaha #10 features a great lineup of local talent. Don’t miss this night full of creativity and energy!

Learn more at pecha-kucha.org

Friday, January 21, 7-10:30 p.m. – Startup Kickstart

Kansas City – Infegy (4151 N. Mulberry Drive, Suite 240)

Startup Kickstart is the opening event for Startup Weekend KC in 2011. Startup Kickstart is a fun one night event for entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs (or even those who think they could be interested in entrepreneurship) in the Kansas City area. Bring an idea for a new startup – no matter how crazy or off the wall!

Learn more at kansascity.startupweekend.org

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