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Day: November 19, 2012

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Compute Midwest event produces 16 projects, details of KCITP endeavor

By annie / November 19, 2012

The inaugural Compute Midwest featured a full day of talks from a slate of tech leaders on Nov. 9 at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts in Kansas City, Mo. And on Nov. 10, that conversation gave way to action as Compute Midwest, an event put on by Kansas City IT Professionals, concluded with a hackathon at Google’s Fiber Space.
The hackathon, which was promoted as a way to “learn, create and collaborate on the fly,” resulted …

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Danielle Morrill is learning to block out distractions and call the shots

By SPN Team / November 19, 2012

Danielle Morrill has years of experience working for startups, but when she spoke at Thinc Iowa 2012 on Oct. 10, she was just six months into her first stint as a startup CEO.

Earlier this year, Morrill helped found Referly, a social shopping platform that rewards users whose referrals help generate sales. And since then, she said, there have been …

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Fashion mobile app GlamSnap wins Startup Weekend Des Moines

By SPN Team / November 19, 2012

GlamSnap, a mobile app that aims to help women with clothing purchases, won Startup Weekend Des Moines Sunday at StartupCity Des Moines, the venue for the city’s fifth iteration of the event.

“(The idea) comes from a long history of terrible purchases that I have made throughout my life and my friends have called me out on it,” GlamSnap creator …

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Events: BIZ Luncheon, 1MillionCups and more

By kelsey / November 19, 2012

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.

To submit an event for consideration …

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