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October 2014

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

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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December 2014

SPN & Missouri Bank’s Let’s Talk series

December 4
Missouri Bank – Crossroads Branch,
125 Southwest Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108 United States

            Silicon Prairie News and Missouri Bank are partnering to put on quarterly conversations in Kansas City over drinks, facilitated by entrepreneurs like yourselves, where your questions will be answered by experts in the fields to be discussed that night. It’s our joint mission to bridge the knowledge gap for you, the entrepreneurs, and help put you in position to build great companies. Topics on this night will cover IT, security and fraud prevention. More info…

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Intro to Angel Investing with Rick Vaughn

December 4 @ 11:00 am1:00 pm
Enterprise Center of Johnson County,
8527 Bluejacket St , Lenexa, KS 66214 United States

Are you an entrepreneur looking for funding who needs a better understanding of how angels and angel groups operate? Are you thinking of becoming an angel investor? Do you simply need a better understanding of how the angel investing process works–beginning to end? Join Rick Vaughn, Managing Director of Mid-America Angels for a peek behind the curtain of the investment process. Learn about typical angel investor characteristics and requirements, why angels are the best source of early stage capital, what…

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Digital Health Innovation Forum II

December 4 @ 5:30 pm7:30 pm
Sprint Accelerator,
210 W. 19th Ter, Kansas City, MO 64108 United States

With giants like Cerner and upstarts like the founders at the Sprint Accelerator powered by TechStars, the Kansas City region is at the crossroads of health care and entrepreneurship. Now, with gigabit Internet access speeding toward small business, KC is claiming its place as a center of innovation in digital health. The second Digital Health Innovation Forum by KC Digital Drive brings together health care practitioners and technology entrepreneurs for a discussion of the future of health care technology as…

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Term Sheets: Structuring the Deal with Rick Vaughn

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

You walk into the room, you give your big pitch, the investors applaud and hand you a check, right? Wrong. Getting the details of your deal right after the pitch are an essential piece of the investment process. In this workshop you’ll learn about the terms and conditions commonly used and the structure angel investors prefer when funding early stage entrepreneurs.

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Cosentry Compliance + Security Summit

December 11 @ 1:00 pm6:00 pm
Regency Marriott,
10220 Regency Cir, Omaha, NE 68114 United States

It’s time for executive and industry pros to gather yet again to experience a cutting-edge keynote, top-level networking and the latest education on best practices in compliance and security. It’s time to connect nationally by meeting locally. It’s time for 2014 C2S2. Register here for this exciting, one-of-a-kind event:

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