Meet the 5 finalists for Service Provider of the Year

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As we get closer to the Silicon Prairie Awards, we still need you to help us determine which individuals and companies will take home these shiny golden analogs. We’ve compiled a few highlights from the mass amounts of nominations we received, so you can get to know the finalists a little bit better.

Remember, you can vote every day for your favorites and you still have 4 weeks to spread the word! Voting ends August 31st

2015 Service Provider of the Year Finalists

Tyson Benson, Advent LLP

Tyson is a Intellectual Property Attorney and Partner with Advent, Tyson practices in all facets of Intellectual Property, including Patents, Copyrights, Trademarks, Trade Secrets and Licensing. In the technology area, Tyson drafts and prosecutes U.S. and international patent applications in the areas of integrated circuit technologies, software, hardware, e-commerce, telecommunications, and the mechanical arts. Vote now

Matt Poulsen, Suiter Swantz

Matt represents clients from large Fortune 500 companies to small start-up companies and individual inventors. His practice is generally focused on IP procurement and protection, including preparation and prosecution of U. S. and foreign patent applications and various trademark, copyright and trade secret matters. Matt advises clients with respect to various start-up related activities, such as business formation and early-stage IP strategy. Vote now

Greg Kratofil, Polsinelli

As an experienced technology and corporate finance attorney, Greg assists clients with new company formation, licensing and intellectual property protection, early stage and venture capital financing, and ultimately through an exit transaction. He is committed to the innovative use of technology. Vote now

Drew Larson, Brown Winick

Drew has a particular passion for working with technology startups, manufacturers, and other entrepreneurs, working with them to structure their business, protect their intellectual property, and remove obstacles so that businesses can continue to grow. Drew views his role as an attorney as a trusted advisor and partner with his clients, helping to assess their legal needs and working to provide the most simple, straightforward and complete answers as possible. Vote now

Bart Dillashaw, Dillashaw LLC

Bart has spent his entire career working with entrepreneurs and investors, helping them with their transactions. Bart is the President of the Nebraska Angels. In addition, Bart is a mentor for the Pipeline entrepreneurship program and the NMotion and Straight Shot accelerators, and he is also a member of the advisory board of the Entrepreneurship Clinic at the University of Nebraska College of Law. Vote now

Join us at the Rococo Theatre in Lincoln on October 1st to celebrate our region and to recognize the individuals and companies who are doing big things in the Silicon Prairie!


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