Weekly Recap: Turnstile split, KC in NYT and Hudl on Inc. 500 list

Every Monday Silicon Prairie News’ editorial team will share some of the interesting regional content we’ve read as well as SPN’s most-read stories over the last week…

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The co-working “bullpen” at Des Moines’ Gravitate got a fresh coat of paint over the weekend.

Every Monday Silicon Prairie News’ editorial team will share some of the interesting regional content we’ve read as well as SPN’s most-read stories over the last week in a weekly recap.

SPN’s most-read stories from last week

  1. Hello Fearless hopes to teach women to balance their life, business by Megan Bannister (8/15)
  2. Networking experts dole out 10 tips for entrepreneurs looking to expand reach by Jordan Pascale (8/18)
  3. Amanda Morrow shares the tools she uses to design at Change by Guest Contributor (8/15)
  4. Vote now for the inaugural Best Culture award by Fred Bauters (8/11)
  5. First National Bank of Omaha hosting second hackathon in September by Jordan Pascale (8/18)

Iowa

  • Three weeks from NMotion’s Demo Day, Iowa City-based startup Turnstile Card’s co-founders have split. — We Create Here
  • The Des Moines Register’s Marco Santana shares his five highlights of StartupCity Des Moines. — Des Moines Register
  • Decorah, Iowa-based Goodblogs is now powering the Travel Iowa blog, a site managed by the Iowa Economic Development Authority’s Iowa Tourism Office. Have an Iowa story? They’re looking for submissions. — Travel Iowa
  • Last week Brian Waller of the Iowa Economic Development Authority was named the new president of the Technology Association of Iowa. — Des Moines Register
  • It’s almost time! Des Moines’ newest co-working space has paint on the walls as of this weekend. — Gravitate on Facebook

Kansas City

  • The NY Times featured Kansas City as a place millennials are moving to live and work, with a brief shout-out to the recently relocated MindMixer. — New York Times
  • Big news for EyeVerify last week caught the attention of some national media. — TechCrunch
  • KCSourceLink compiled “We Create KC,” a report about the entrepreneurial progress of Kansas City, including a list of companies that were funded for  pre-seed through Series B during  2013 and raised at least one other round of funding.— KCSourceLink
  • MyHomework app was featured on Google as a helpful app for school. — TIME
  • This week KCSourceLink profiled Leap.it for its “Entrepreneurs in Action” series. — KCSourceLink

Nebraska

We love to hear what you’re up to! Read something interesting about entrepreneurship or startups in the Midwest? Send it our way at editor@siliconprairienews.com

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