Day: April 18, 2014
Technology Association of Iowa president Leann Jacobsen announced Friday that at the end of August she will be to stepping down spend more time in her hometown of Spencer, Iowa. Jacobsen, who has held the position for almost nine years, is the only president TAI has ever had…Read More
Seven startups—three with a sports emphasis—were selected for NMotion, the Lincoln startup accelerator beginning June 2.
This year’s cohort includes local startups Adolade, Digi Widgets, MusicSpoke and Pixobot, along with out-of-state startups Turnstile Cards, Commissioner.io, and Athletepreneur who will be moving to Lincoln…Read More
The Silicon Prairie News team gathered in Des Moines Thursday night for the city’s first meetup of the year. Prior to the event, staff spent the workday with the fine folks at StartupCity and were able to catch the live taping of the Welch Avenue Show …Read More
(Guest post by Ryan White) Just about a year ago, my dad and I found out we were accepted into the Straight Shot accelerator. Things got real for HuntForce, real fast. We debuted our trail camera photo software in front of hundreds last October. And then the real work began.
While we still had the support and help of Straight Shot, Aviture, GoodTwin, Dundee Venture Capital and Treetop Ventures, we were calling the shots and …Read More
If there’s anyone who truly personifies entrepreneurship in Iowa, it’s Carl Blake.
A software engineer with no formal training turned innovative hog farmer, Blake is the cross-section of what Iowa’s economy has been traditionally known for and what it’s working to become …Read More
Every week, Silicon Prairie News presents opportunities in the region’s tech, startup and creative community. From a contract job to a co-founder role, these positions are submitted by companies…Read More
It’s a big day for data center news in central Iowa. First, the Des Moines Register reported that construction on Altoona’s $300 million Facebook data center has sparked economic development and small business growth. Then the Register announced that the proposed West Des Moines data center…Read More