St. Louis and Missouri
This is last-minute, Missouri entrepreneurs, but Governor Jay Nixon needs your help. The deadline to apply for awards at the Governor’s Conference …Read More
Thousands of NCAA tourney brackets may already be busted, and with them, dreams of office supremacy. But for Matt Fischer, the madness is a prime opportunity for SportsFormulator.com to gain credibility. He quit his job last year to launch the Columbia, Mo., startup, which provides …Read More
“Kansas Reminders, and our First Missouri Deadlines” – After installing Google Fiber in some parts of Kansas City, Kan., Google announced it would begin installation of its gigabit internet in Kansas City, Mo. this spring.
“If you’ve never worked together before hand, I would say think twice.” – Bulu Box co-founder Stephanie Jarrett reflected …Read More
Reddit last week announced the itinerary for its Internet 2012 Bus Tour, an eight-day, seven-stop, campaign-style bus tour advocating for the Open Internet. From Oct. 5-8, the bus will make four stops in the Silicon Prairie region, partnering with local supporters for events in Lincoln, Des Moines, Iowa City and Kansas City.
“The Internet 2012 Bus will collect and share stories from Americans throughout the heartland, because this isn’t just about Silicon Valley,” reddit co-founder and Open Internet advocate Alexis Ohanian said in a promotional video for the tour. “It’s about parents taking Skillshare classes on blogging in Boulder, TED Meetups in Omaha …Read More
Over the next two days in Washington D.C., Terry Roberts has one goal: build relationships with the staff, mentors and alumni of TechStars, the Boulder, Colo.-based startup accelerator.
Roberts, a Columbia, Mo. native and a former active-duty Marine, is part of the accelerator’s first Patriot Boot Camp, a “TechStars-like” experience that began Wednesday.
“I know it’s only three days,” Roberts said in a phone interview earlier this month …Read More
The Missouri Department of Economic Development announced in a press release Monday that RareWire is …Read More
I love Columbia, Mo. It’s vibrant and artsy. It’s highly educated. It’s full of opportunity and has the No. 4 ranked basketball team in the country (sorry … couldn’t resist). A few months ago, the community inspired me to write an article, “5 Advantages Of Small Town Entrepreneurial Living,” about why I choose to live in the Midwest and make Columbia …Read More
The Show-Me State is joining some of its Silicon Prairie neighbors in launching a statewide effort later this month in conjunction with the Startup America Partnership. …Read More
Telling the story of his move from northern California to middle Missouri, Jim Spencer peppers in a couple of punch lines that have become well-polished with use. In 2008, Spencer relocated from San Francisco to Columbia, Mo. to start Newsy, a provider of multi-platform, multi-source video news analysis.
“I explained to the folks in northern California,” said Spencer, “that really the two main …Read More
The team at Silicon Prairie News is often invited to participate in events and entrepreneurial conferences about either our organization or the geographic and …Read More