Day: April 29, 2013

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Meet the 15 founders who will take the Big Omaha stage May 9-10

By SPN Team / April 29, 2013

Turning former inmates into entrepreneurs, creating an online social space for dogs, growing mushrooms in a kitchen and taking an email inbox to zero are just a few of the tasks performed by the companies of our Big Omaha 2013 speakers. To help you get to know the speakers better we’ve rounded up their bios, compiled recent media and linked to their Twitter handles and company websites. …

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Pipeline, Kansas City Startup Village to host open houses in May

By SPN Team / April 29, 2013

The Kansas City Startup Village and one of its newest villagers will host separate open houses in May.

Pipeline, an invitation-only group of entrepreneurs focused on business leadership development, will host those interested to “see our new space, meet some of our members and advisors and connect with others in the Startup Village” from 4–6 p.m. on May 3, according to its Eventbrite page. The group moved from a 250-square-foot office at the Heartland House near the University of Kansas Medical Center …

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ISU students take home cash prizes from Innovation Pitch Competition

By SPN Team / April 29, 2013

Students took home $1,400 in prizes at the second annual Innovation Pitch Competition April 9 at the Delta Upsilon Fraternity on the Iowa State University campus.

Hosted by the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Learning Community, the event provided thirty-one students, ranging from freshmen to graduate students, an opportunity to practice their entrepreneurial pitch skills.

Silicon Prairie News’ Geoff Wood served as one of the competition’s …

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The Big Omaha 2013 schedule

By SPN Team / April 29, 2013

The Silicon Prairie News team has been working hard and reflecting on the experiences of the past four years to make Big Omaha 2013 our best event yet. With a speaker lineup that’s sure to inspire attendees, a freshly remodeled conference home and a few suprises up our sleeve for the commemorative year, we can’t wait to finally share the event’s full schedule.

Below you’ll find our comprehensive agenda …

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