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Prairie Moves: Sumeet Jain, Abby Goltz, Emily Beckmann and more

September 15, 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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Career Moves

  • Sumeet Jain, formerly of San Francisco, recently moved to Omaha to join a “soon-to-be-officially-announced” partnership with Rahul Gupta
  • Jay Pfalzgraf and Abby Goltz joined T8 Webware (Cedar Falls) as Director of Sales and Marketing and Web Services Manager –
  • Emily Beckmann, formerly of Children’s Cancer Connection, joined Lessing-Flynn (Des Moines) as Project Manager

New Tech

  • Dachis Group (Austin, Texas), the parent company of Archrival (Lincoln, Neb.), launched The Social Business Index, which provides real-time ranking, analysis and benchmarking of Social Business adoption and performance of the most connected and engaged companies based on Dachis Group’s Social Business Intelligence as a Service data services platform – and

New Creative

Product/Business Development

  • Dwolla (Des Moines) released Proxi out of beta –; integrated LinkedIn to allowing sending money via the social network –; added Midland Credit Union to its userbase –; and selected Ongoing Operations, a Hagerstown, Maryland-based provider of business continuity and technology solutions to credit unions, to securely host their infrastructure –

Media Mentions


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