Posts by SPN Team

Meet the 6 finalists for Technologist of the Year

As we get closer to the Silicon Prairie Awards on May 2, we still need your help to determine which individuals and companies will take home the trophies. We’re highlighting the finalists in each category so you can get to know the finalists a little bit better. To vote, visit our Silicon Prairie Awards website…

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Meet the 4 finalists for Corporate Innovator of the Year

As we get closer to the Silicon Prairie Awards on May 2, we still need your help to determine which individuals and companies will take home the trophies. We’re highlighting the finalists in each category so you can get to know the finalists a little bit better. To vote, visit our Silicon Prairie Awards website…

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Voxello seeks to improve doctors’ communication with patients

Communication between patients and doctors or caregivers is paramount, but when a patient is paralyzed or using a ventilator, speaking or even pushing a call switch becomes more complicated. The Coralville, Iowa startup Voxello is offering new communication solutions for patients with its Noddle devices. How Voxello works Voxello was born from the work of…

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Meet the 6 finalists for Investor of the Year

As we get closer to the Silicon Prairie Awards on May 2, we still need your help to determine which individuals and companies will take home the trophies. We’re highlighting the finalists in each category so you can get to know the finalists a little bit better. To vote, visit our Silicon Prairie Awards website…

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Ann[a] brings together a diverse team to spark an innovation on campus

This week, we are examining how entrepreneurial ideas come out of universities with the help of Kwakiutl Dreher, screenwriter for Ann[a] and Associate Professor of English and Ethnic Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL); William G. Thomas III, co-producer and lead scholar for Ann[a] and Professor of History at UNL; and Michael Burton, co-producer…

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QA with Nick Szabo on the MDMC pitch competition

The Midwest Digital Marketing Conference returns to St. Louis this year with a startup pitch competition awarding a $5,000 cash prize sponsored by Purina and UMSL Accelerate. We talked with Nick Szabo, Chief Operating Officer of Swizzle and the organizer of the pitch competition to find out why startups should apply and what he hopes…

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Big Omaha announces speaker Brandon Levey

Big Omaha features speakers from across the globe who bring a wide variety of experiences and knowledge to the Silicon Prairie. As Big Omaha announces their speakers, we’ll be featuring them on SPN so you can get to know them and find out how they’re helping to shape the startup ecosystem prior to the conference…

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Provisions sees growth with The Innovators

Enter your email below to watch the interview Clayton Chapman, founder of online store Provisions and chef/owner of The Grey Plume in Omaha, sat down with Brian Lee from SPN to talk about his business and experience at the Pipeline Entrepreneur Innovators Awards . Chapman just completed his year in Pipeline and delivered his pitch…

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Meet the 7 finalists for New Startup of the Year

As we get closer to the Silicon Prairie Awards on May 2, we still need your help to determine which individuals and companies will take home the trophies. We’re highlighting the finalists in each category so you can get to know the finalists a little bit better. To vote, visit our Silicon Prairie Awards website…

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ScoutSheet builds relationships with The Innovators

Enter your email below to watch the interview   Devon Seacrest from ScoutSheet sat down with Brian Lee from Silicon Prairie News after his pitch at the Pipeline Entrepreneur Innovators Awards to talk about forming relationships and growing teams. Seacrest first heard of Pipeline while out for sushi in downtown Lincoln. Coincidentally, it was the…

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