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Prairie Moves: Startup Weekend introduces “next” step after Sunday

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Lead Read

Introducing NEXT” – Startup Weekend is rolling out a four-week pre-accelerator course to help teams from its events move forward on their idea after the Sunday night pitch session.


“This is about DIY cities, it’s taking an entrepreneurial, hacker approach to civic thing.” – Neighbor.ly founder Jase Wilson told VentureBeat in a recent story about the Kansas City startup. – VentureBeat

Career Moves

  • Brad Carson, formerly with Yellow Book, joined Syncbak as an IT engineer – The Iowa City Gazette
  • Ralph Doehrmann, formerly with Broadcast Interactive Media, joined Syncbak as a senior software engineer – The Iowa City Gazette


  • Book’d – Book’d Launching Scheduling Platform to Fill Tungle Void for Service Providers – BetaKit
  • Neighbor.ly – Startup Spotlight: How to fund civic projects without the government – VentureBeat


  • Hudl and Hurricane Sandy – Hudl
  • The “Entrepreneur Subculture” – Growthology
  • How Atebits’ Letterpress Could Really Shine (and Make a Lot of Money) – Jerod Santo
  • Charmed by Angels – Jack Perry



Credits: Screenshot from startupweekend.org.

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