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Meet the Startup Alley companies of our first Silicon Prairie Awards

Be sure to come early and stay late at the Silicon Prairie Awards to give a high-five to the Startup Alley companies showcasing their products during the opening and closing receptions.

We’re excited to announce the inaugural group of startups selected to participate in the Startup Alley at our inaugural Silicon Prairie Awards on August 30th.

This group of nine companies will have the exclusive opportunity to show what they’ve been working on to the crowd at the Awards event. Each will have a demo table and the opportunity to share swag during the opening and closing receptions. If you haven’t bought your tickets, yet, be sure and do so soon. You won’t want to miss out on the chance to meet these startups.

Without further ado, Startup Alley 2012 is (in alphabetical order):

Bulu Box – @bulubox

Lincoln, Neb.

Bulu Box is the first vitamin and supplement nutrition sample box.

eCreamery – @ecreamery


eCreamery is an online custom ice cream and gelato shop where you choose your own flavors, mix-ins, packaging, even your own ice cream name.


Goodsmiths – @goodsmiths

West Des Moines, Iowa

Goodsmiths is the marketplace for makers.

MindMixer – @mind_mixer


MindMixer is a virtual town-hall allowing community planning to happen online.

Obsessive Software – @obsoft


Obsessive Software helsp indie developers or small development teams better manage their software projects whether those projects are internal or from clients.

RareWire – @rarewire

Kansas City, Mo.

RareWire is the premiere app creation studio for iOS developers.

RAZ Mobile – @raz_mobileLeawood, Kan.

With RĀZ Mobile, any cause engaged in fundraising can create a rich mobile presence, share it via social media and other mobile-centric promotional tools, and collect donations from supporters.

Stackify – @stackify

Kansas City, Mo.

Stackify is the industry’s first DevOps software suite designed specifically for software development teams.

Vestn – @vestn

Lincoln, Neb.

A tool for providing portable value in education, personal development, and personal marketing

Thank you to all the companies who applied.

Learn more about the Silicon Prairie Awards at siliconprairienews.com/awards. Purchase tickets at tikly.co.


For questions about the Startup Alley or other Silicon Prairie Awards sponsorship opportunities, contact Geoff Wood at geoff@siliconprairienews.com.

Credits: Photo by Malone & Company / Big Omaha