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This Week’s Job Openings

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Every week, Silicon Prairie News gathers together a list of job openings in the region's tech, startup and creative community. From a contract job to a co-founder role, these jobs are submitted by companies and gathered from public postings. To submit a job listing for consideration (free), complete our job board submission form. To feature a job listing (paid), select the duration in the form. (Free postings last 4 weeks.) Positions submitted by noon each Wednesday will be presented in Friday's weekly post.  read more

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What will the new SEC rules mean for Nebraska’s crowdfunding bill?

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Under the new rules, startups can raise up to $50 million from virtually anyone, although there is an investment limit of 10% of an individual’s net worth. Offerings will still need to be qualified by the SEC, a process that will be somewhat complex but still easier than requirements for an Initial Public Offering. Online equity platforms will have to register with the SEC as broker-dealers, in essence becoming regulated financial institutions.  read more

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Where are all the successful entrepreneurs?

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The problem I keep running into is most people are in my boat.They are all startup. They are learning, making mistakes, tweaking their business and figuring it out as they go. But where are all the people that made it? Where are all the startups from before being a startup was a thing?  read more

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EntreFEST announces 2015 Startup Founders Track: See the full list of speakers here

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EntreFEST, Iowa's biggest conference for entrepreneurs, has announced this year's Founders Track. According to today's press release, nearly 20 industry leaders from venture capitalists to high-growth startup founders will lead targeted workshops and discussions for Iowa’s early stage high-growth companies to expand their networks and increase their chance at success.  read more

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Download Powderhook’s Gobble Map app now

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“We knew a couple things would make the Gobble Map a unique challenge,” said Heath Roehr, Powderhook co-founder and VP of Engineering. “We need to be able to accept potentially tens of thousands of reports coming in at the same time. We need to process and aggregate that data and display it on a map in a way that’s meaningful to sportsmen and women. And they need to be looking at this on their phone in a bandwidth limited area. And it needs to be really fast.”  read more

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