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Pipeline celebrates Entrepreneurial Expression at the 11th annual Innovators gala

By SPN Team / January 26, 2018

Over 600 people gathered on Thursday at the Midland Theatre in Kansas City to celebrate the 11th annual Pipeline Innovators Awards with this year’s fellows, award winners and startup community champions. Friends and family from across the country came together for the annual event that highlights the accomplishments of Pipeline Entrepreneurs, the region’s most successful…

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SPN’s most read stories of 2017

By SPN Team / December 28, 2017

SPN is honored to have spent another year celebrating the makers and doers of the Silicon Prairie. Through sharing the region’s news, events and updates with our audience, we continue our mission to grow, connect and inspire the tech innovation communities of Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri and Kansas. Every article was a favorite of our writers and…

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SPN releases new podcast series featuring inspiring entrepreneurs

By SPN Team / May 12, 2017

Silicon Prairie News released a new podcast series today that features interviews with the Big Omaha 2017 speakers. Brian Lee, the managing director for Big Omaha and Silicon Prairie News, sat down with the speakers to talk with them about this year’s conference theme. “Our theme this year was overcoming obstacles,” said Lee. “Each speaker…

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Meet the Silicon Prairie Awards judges

By SPN Team / April 4, 2017

The Silicon Prairie Awards are decided by 50% popular vote / 50% judges vote. This year we pulled together an impressive panel judges from across the region. From community builders to serial entrepreneurs to investors, these individuals embody the expansive Silicon Prairie vision that the Awards are all about. Lynn Allendorf, Managing Director at University…

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Meet the 6 finalists for Silicon Prairie Champion

By SPN Team / March 13, 2017

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 7 finalists for Student Entrepreneur of the Year

By SPN Team / March 10, 2017

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

By SPN Team / March 6, 2017

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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Public voting now open for the Silicon Prairie Awards

By SPN Team / February 23, 2017

We are excited to announce the finalists for the 5th Silicon Prairie Awards! This year’s nominees represent students, educators, founders and innovators from across the Midwest. Over the next couple of weeks, we will be introducing you to the finalists in each category. You can also find brief descriptions of each finalist on the voting…

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Pipeline celebrates 10 years of innovation

By SPN Team / January 27, 2017

Over 600 people from the regional startup community gathered on January 26th at Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland in Kansas City to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Pipeline Entrepreneurs, the region’s most successful organization of high-growth entrepreneurs. “The past ten years have been much running a high growth start up – we’ve had ups,…

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