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Entrepreneurs 1

Kansan launches Kickstarter-like VetLaunch for veterans

VetLaunch August 22, 2014 by

At one point in his military career, Sean McIntosh was in charge of a $14 million training budget. Now the former Navy SEAL said he has a tough time borrowing a $5,000 business card. “There’re probably 5,000 veterans with my same problem,” McIntosh, 33, said in a recent telephone interview. It’s a tale as old as Vietnam, at least in a modern-warfare sense. The ex-soldier, emerging from a world of high-pressure decision-making and million-dollar responsibilities, reintegrates into a society that can only offer him or her a lackluster civilian workload.  read more

Opportunities on the Prairie 0

Digital content editor, QA analyst, developer & 32 more jobs

Hudl logo August 22, 2014 by

Every week, Silicon Prairie News presents opportunities in the region's tech, startup and creative community. 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. Positions submitted by noon each Thursday will be presented in Friday's weekly post. Contact editor@siliconprairienews.com with questions.  read more

Founder Friday 0

Raymonn Adams: Don’t let managing too many tools steal your valuable time

Raymonn Adams, Lockr CEO August 22, 2014 by

At some point in time, the amount of tools we used seriously reached more than 20. The very reason we used tools was to gain back time we needed to push out great work. But there are so many amazing options—and so many damn good ones I might add—we wanted to try them all. However, the problem is we ended up managing the vast amount of tools used to get our daily tasks done, thus stealing away more valuable time.  read more

Events 1

And the winners of the 2014 Silicon Prairie Awards are…

Silicon Prairie Awards 2014 image August 21, 2014 by

After literally thousands of votes, the input of a handful of judges and a lot of creative social media campaigns, all of you dressed to the nines and joined us Thursday evening at Kansas City's Midland Theatre to see who would be deemed the best of the Prairie. Now we're excited to share with you who will be giving each of our beloved Golden Analogs a new home.  read more

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