Day: November 26, 2012


To map KC “tech universe,” professor asks companies to complete survey

By SPN Team / November 26, 2012

The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and a professor from the University of Bern (Switzerland) are asking Kansas City startups to complete a survey that will help show how the city’s tech industry is connected.

The survey, which closes in late January, is a continuation of work that Heike Mayer, a professor of economic geography, began in Kansas City in 2006. That year, Mayer released …

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See EliteForm in action at the University of Kansas (Video)

By SPN Team / November 26, 2012

The athletic department at the University of Kansas currently boasts a pair of nationally ranked basketball teams, but high-end hoops is par for the course in Lawrence.

New this year, KU can also tout top-tier weight-lifting technology, which it’s using to improve the strength and conditioning work of its basketball teams and other Jayhawk squads. …

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RareWire celebrates App Creation Studio launch, eyes platform’s growth

By annie / November 26, 2012

“What’s the best way to celebrate the public launch of the RareWire App Creation Studio? By being featured in Forbes Magazine, Mashable, and of course, by throwing a ridiculous party.” So said the invitation to RareWire’s celebratory launch party, held Nov. 16 at The Guild in the Crossroads district of Kansas City, Mo.

RareWire, a Kansas City software startup co-founded by Kirk Hasenzahl and Matt Angell, launched its App Creation Studio on Oct. 8. The App Creation Studio — a platform the …

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Events: Legal Office Hours, Novel Day, Dwolla hackathon and more

By kelsey / November 26, 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. …

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