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Prairie Moves: Flying Hippo, Hurrdat, Grip and more

September 30, 2011 by

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What is Prairie Moves?

Published Tuesdays and Thursdays, Prairie Moves keeps our readers informed about career moves, media coverage, product development and more from the companies and individuals we cover on Silicon Prairie News.

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New Creative

  • Flying Hippo Web Technologies (Urbandale, Iowa) launched a new website for Weitz Companies –

Product/Business Development

  • T8 Webware opened “Grip Crew,” a chance to get in early on their latest product release, Grip –
  • Red Nova Labs Games (Westwood, Kan.) released a beta version of Mystery Ball –
  • iapps24 (West Des Moines, Iowa) released a new version of its Pro-Share iOS app adding new features and modifications –
  • Sojern (Omaha) unveiled its upgraded boarding pass – Press Release and SPN post
  • Zaarly (San Francisco-based, Kansas City office) redesigned its user experience and launched a mobile site –
  • Hurrdat Social Media (Lincoln, Neb.) opened an office in Kansas City in the Crossroads district and moved into a new office in Lincoln in the Haymarket district




  • Locusic (Des Moines) won Technology Association of Iowa’s Pitch & Grow 5; also in the top four were eDossea (Des Moines), Appcore (Des Moines) and ASAP Technology Works (Iowa City, Iowa) – Des Moines Register
  • OneLouder (Kansas City) supports breast cancer awareness month with special edition TweetCaster PINK app –
  • Geoff Wood of Silicon Prairie News participated on a Greater Des Moines Partnership Young Professionals panel – “Caucus & Community: The Next Generation

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