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1 Million Cups Omaha-Lincoln set for Wednesday launch, will split meetups

October 25, 2013 by

In Des Moines and Kansas City, Wednesday mornings mean coffee and sharing ideas with other entrepreneurs. Now two more Silicon Prairie cities—Omaha and Lincoln—are being added to the 1 Million Cups roster. "After seeing the impact 1 Million Cups has had on neighboring cities, we're excited to bring the event to Nebraska," said organizer Shane Reiser. "Our hope is that this weekly gathering will increase the state's connectivity and knowledge share, and in the end, build better startups ...  read more

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Hudl, Proxibid find common ground at Chamber event on innovation

July 25, 2012 by

For all the high marks Hudl has earned over the last half-decade — and the company, which has grown from 12 high school clients in 2008 to about two thirds of the high school football teams in the country this year, has had plenty of positive report cards — Hudl co-founder and chief product officer John Wirtz can look back and find room for improvement. Like …  read more

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In new investor Kutcher, Dwolla sees an A-plus pitch and product man

April 10, 2012 by

Dwolla today put an end to the speculation about its secret star investor. The Des Moines-based online cash transfer startup confirmed that Ashton Kutcher did, in fact, contribute to the $5 million Series B round it announced in February. And as that news rippled out across the internet, Kutcher and Dwolla CEO Ben Milne explained why the relationship between investor and company transcends the very tidal wave of publicity it was already …  read more

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Roundup of the Silicon Prairie at SXSW 2012

March 20, 2012 by

With South by Southwest Interactive one week behind us, we've compiled links to articles, blog posts, tweets, photos, audio and video that cover or mention Silicon Prairie-based entrepreneurs and startups that took part in the event. During the five-day festival in Austin, Texas, a number of individuals from the Silicon Prairie participated on panels, competed in the accelerator, attended the awards or threw a party. …  read more

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PrairieCast Video: Bloom.com’s $5.4m Series A, SXSW preview

March 7, 2012 by

This week Iowa Economic Development Authority's Brian Waller and our own Danny Schreiber joined us to talk about Capricorn Investment Group's $5 million investment into Omaha's Bloom.com as well as to preview the Silicon Prairie region's involvement in South by Southwest Interactive. Also, check out the video that Startup Weekend …  read more

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