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October 2014

I/OWA Conference

October 16December 17
Gravitate,
206 6th Ave. (3rd Floor), Des Moines, IA 50309 United States
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Intro to Python Part II

October 29 @ 6:00 pmDecember 10 @ 8:00 pm
Enterprise Center of Johnson County,
8527 Bluejacket St , Lenexa, KS 66214 United States

        This is a continuation of the Intro to Python class offered in Kauffman Labs this fall. To take full advantage of this class, you should have a familiarity with basic Python (or similar scripting language) fundamentals. If you’d like to learn Python, but need a more introductory class to get started, keep an eye on our website–we’ll launch more classes soon. This class is recurring every Wednesday night between 10/29 and 12/10 from 6-8PM. No partial…

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November 2014

Splunk402 – .conf2014 Recap Meeting

November 5 @ 6:00 pm9:00 pm
University of Nebraska – Lincoln – Student Union,
1400 R St, Centennial 229, Lincoln, NE 68588 United States

After a great conference, we are excited to get the meetings rolling. Splunk will be releasing a customer experience update. We hope to be able to show off the new features. The meeting this month will be in Lincoln, NE. The University of Nebraska at Lincoln has offered to host this meeting. Please join us for the Lincoln/Omaha Local Splunk User Group in Lincoln,NE and learn how more than 7,000 companies, government agencies and service providers are currently using Splunk.…

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Pitching to Investors with Michele Weigand

November 6 @ 11:00 am1:00 pm
Enterprise Center of Johnson County,
8527 Bluejacket St , Lenexa, KS 66214 United States

              Learn about what investors need to know and want to see before making an investment in a start-up–and how to successfully pitch your business to investors when raising capital. Presented by Michele Weigand, Managing Partner of Focused Perspective with over 27 years of Finance and Business Development experience. Michele was the former Chief Investment Officer for KTEC and managed investments for GE Mortgage and GE Reinsurance.

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Sioux Falls Startup Weekend

November 7 @ 6:30 pmDecember 9 @ 8:00 pm
Raven Industries Training Facility,
205 E 6th St, Sioux Falls, SD 57104 United States

                  A 54-frenzy of business model creation, coding, designing, and market validation. The weekend is centered around action, innovation, and education. Whether you are looking for feedback on a idea, a co-founder, specific skill sets, or a team to help you execute, Startup Weekends are the perfect environment in which to test your idea and take the first steps towards launching your own startup.

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Big Data Summit KC

November 12December 14
Kansas City Convention Center Grand Ballroom,
301 W 13th St., Kansas City, MO 64105 United States

            The Big Data Summit is the second annual convergence of software, systems, tools and techniques for managing, manipulating and interpreting data, big and small. This year’s Summit will bring together over 500 vendors, users, developers, thinkers and tinkerers from all areas of Big Data. From hardware to Hadoop, algorithms to analytics, virtualization to visualization, and data scientists to social scientists will all unite for 3 days in Kansas City to discuss the motivation and…

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Growth Hacking with Doug Allen

November 13 @ 11:00 am1:00 pm
Enterprise Center of Johnson County,
8527 Bluejacket St , Lenexa, KS 66214 United States

              What do Dropbox, AirBNB and Craigslist have in common? They all used growth hacking techniques to grow their businesses. Join us at the ECJC to learn about the difference between marketing and growth hacking, how to define goals goals that will help your business grow and chart your progress towards them, and how to run experiments to test what your customers want and need. Doug Allen is a prominent leader in the Kansas…

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Youth Entrepreneurs Business for Breakfast with Bo Fishback

November 14 @ 7:30 am9:00 am
Studio Dan Meiners,
2500 W Pennway St., Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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