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Weekly Wrap Up: Danny in Kansas City edition

By Danny Schreiber / January 21, 2011

Today’s Weekly Wrap Up, taped this morning at the Silicon Prairie News Headquarters. With Danny out of town in Kansas City, Jeff and I are free to ramble on for an extended period of time! Topics discussed include:

– Three Cups of Tea at KANEKO
– Deal Garden
– Groupon Omaha & Des Moines records
– Recent Prairie Moves
– The PrairieCast Show in Des Moines
– Big Omaha teasers

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TechBrew Iowa City, Ignite Lincoln, PechaKucha Omaha & more

By Danny Schreiber / January 18, 2011

There’s a solid lineup of events this week all across the Silicon Prairie, from Lincoln, down to Kansas City, and back up to Omaha. Check out the listings below and learn more about each by clicking on the provided link. To see events beyond this week, pay a visit to our events page, siliconprairienews.com/events.

If you have any you think we should add, please contact us at info@siliconprairienews.com.

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Fast Company: ‘Why You Should Start a Company in… Kansas City’

By Dusty Davidson / November 9, 2010

Yesterday, Fast Company magazine continued its online series highlighting entrepreneurial hubs around the country. Once again, they’ve landed in the Silicon Prairie. This time, in the “world’s barbecue capital,” Kansas City.

The article, “Why You Should Start a Company in… Kansas City,” is an interview with Bo Fishback, vice president of entrepreneurship…

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Chris Brogan to highlight Free State Social in Lawrence, Kansas

By Danny Schreiber / March 31, 2010

How many times a day do you hear the phrases “Google it,” social media movement sweeping the world? At Free State Social you’ll connect with comrades in arms and will extend your social network beyond 140 characters.

Free State Social, the forum for social media will make its debut in Lawrence, Kansas April 29-30, 2010. Yes, Lawrence, Kanas is the locale for this conference that will feature national speakers including Jeremiah Owyang of Altimeter Group, Ellyn Angelotti of Poynter Online…

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Online Publications on the Prairie: Kansas City Free Press

By Danny Schreiber / March 9, 2010

First up in our interview series with new online publications on the Silicon Prairie is KCFreePress.com.

As I wrote yesterday, discovering this website piqued my interest in new online publications popping up in our region. From day one, this site was quite comprehensive, including coverage of politics, food, music, events, and more. When I received their answers to my questions, I was…

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Upcoming event: Ignite Kansas City at Kauffman Foundation

By Danny Schreiber / October 21, 2009

Here’s a great upcoming event for the folks in Kansas City (and honestly, the entire region, although registration is capped around 150!) Bo Fishback and the team at the Kauffman Foundation are announcing Ignite Kansas City to be held on November 3rd. Read on for more information… If you had five minutes on stage to…

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Kansas City and Lawrence to host twestival local events

By Danny Schreiber / September 2, 2009

In less than two weeks, Twestival Local, an event inspired by a group of London Twitterers’ Harvest Twestival in 2008, will be taking place in cities all over the world. On The Prairie, Lawrence will be hosting one on the 10th for the Lawrence Humane Society, and Kansas City on the 11th for the Wayside…

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Startup Weekend Kansas City

By Danny Schreiber / January 22, 2009

Our friends to the south in Kansas City have set a date for the region’s first Startup Weekend. It will be held from April 24th-26th, at a the Enterprise Center of Johnson County. Check out the official website for all the details as they are made available. Of course SPN will update you with retails…

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