Day: November 12, 2012
Change is now available for “anyone who wants to ditch their cash register and live a simpler life,” according to the app’s website.
Created by Des Moines mobile app firm BitMethod, Change is a restaurant and retail management system with an iPad-based point of sale. A few months ago, we wrote about the app’s launch into private beta at a local coffee shop, the kind of client it aims …Read More
Every Monday, look for our events post to keep you in the loop on the goings-on of the week. From meetups and conferences to workshops and pitch sessions, if it’s happening in the Silicon Prairie, you’ll find it here.
For more, visit our events page for a calendar of upcoming events from us and others in the region. …Read More
“If there’s one thing that’s been consistent in everything that I do,” Antonio Neves told the Thinc Iowa audience Oct. 11, “it’s that I am a professional question asker and I am a professional opportunity identifier.”
For the next 25 minutes, Neves, who emceed the event, employed both those qualities in a motivational talk to open the final day of Thinc Iowa 2012.
He asked the audience: “Would you bet on you accomplishing what you …Read More
Sillicon Prairie News is teaming up with Dwolla to help the Des Moines-based payments startup hold its first hackathon in The Prairie.
Titled Old MacDonald Hackathon …Read More
Global Entrepreneurship Week turns 5 this year, and people in 130 countries are getting in on the celebration.
Billed by its organizers as “the world’s largest celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare,” GEW is a week-long, worldwide series of events and competitions aimed at inspiring people to engage in entrepreneurship while connecting them to potential collaborators, mentors and investors.
A smattering of events the past couple of days …Read More
The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation begins its celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week today with the second rendition of Startup@Kauffman Demo Day at its Kansas City, Mo. headquarters. For those who can’t attend the event, a live stream (above) will be available throughout the day.
The broadcast began around 8:15 a.m. and will run until 2:50 p.m. It started with opening remarks …Read More