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clusterFlunk announces plans to add 50 major universities in new semester

November 4, 2013 by

This afternoon Iowa City, Iowa-based startup clusterFlunk announced via Facebook that its services will be scaling to 50 major universities beginning in January. "The decision to scale to the number 50, was in regards to our runway and size of team," co-founder AJ Nelson told Silicon Prairie News. "We feel with our current team and resources this is a number that we can handle. By making this public, we now sort of have to." ...  read more

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Dwolla Credit launches beta with financial partner Alliance Data

October 22, 2013 by

Earlier this month Dwolla announced the launch of a private beta for its real-time payment system. Today the Des Moines startup opened its new platform, Dwolla Credit, to public beta with Alliance Data Retail Services and subsidiary Comenity Capital Bank as its financial partner. "Essentially, if you think about what we’ve done integrating the way cash moves online ...  read more

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Dwolla founder recognized on list of MIT’s “35 Innovators Under 35″

August 21, 2013 by

This morning the MIT Technology Review revealed its prestigious annual list of "35 Innovators Under 35." This year, that group included Dwolla founder and CEO Ben Milne. Milne, who was honored as an outstanding entrepreneur, will be featured online and in print. The Des Moines-based startup's founder also will appear on the cover of the magazine's September/October issue ...  read more

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