Prairie Moves: Fast Company “pins” portrait of Ben Silbermann, Pinterest

Lead Read:

“Can Ben Silbermann Turn Pinterest Into The World’s Greatest Shopfront?” – Iowa native Ben Silbermann gives Fast Company (above) a rare look inside his startup’s growth and pre-revenue phase status.

Quotable:

“Am I being good to those in my life? Startups are hard. They take commitment, from me and my family.” – BitMethod’s Dan Shipton shares three questions that keep him up at night. – Des Moines Register …

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Lead Read

Can Ben Silbermann Turn Pinterest Into The World’s Greatest Shopfront?” – Iowa native Ben Silbermann gives Fast Company (above) a rare look inside his startup’s growth and pre-revenue phase status.

Quotable

“Am I being good to those in my life? Startups are hard. They take commitment, from me and my family.” – BitMethod’s Dan Shipton shares three questions that keep him up at night. – Des Moines Register

New Creative

Product & Business Updates

  • Divshot moved to Santa Monica, Calif. to enroll in Launchpad LA accelerator – SPN
  • Hudl rolled out video capture and upload feature for mobile – Hudl

Mentions

  • Agren – Tech Spotlight: Company’s products boost conservation planning efforts – Des Moines Register
  • Hudl – Buying Competitors: One Way of Increasing Market Share – Nebraska Entrepreneur
  • Hudl – Augusta high schools use Hudl, cloud-based software, to review film of football opponents – The Augusta Chronicle
  • Plains Angels – New Initiative: Plains Angels – Des Moines Business Record
  • Banno – Wade Arnold, CEO of Banno, Presents Grip – Bank Innovation
  • Dundee Venture Capital – Dundee on the hunt in Minnesota – TECHdotMN
  • Geoff Wood of Silicon Prairie News – Eggcrates (Geoff Wood) (Video) – Think. Make. Ship.
  • Start-ups get feedback at Innovation Expo – The Gazette

Gig Bits

Gig Bits is an occasional feature keeping our readers up to speed on Google Fiber. Read Gig Bits.

Blogged

Misc.

  • “Tiny Lincoln company plays big role for NFL teams” – Lincoln Journal Star
  • The Omaha Game Developers Association released video of its interview with Raph Koster from its September meeting – OGDA
  • Proxibid partnering with Hayneedle to provide online bidding for Street of Dreams showcase and auction benefitting the Susan G. Komen Foundation – Press Release
  • eCreamery will be on “Shark Tank” Friday – SPN 

 



 

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