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Meet our eight-member Silicon Prairie Awards Selection Committee

SP Awards Judges 2014 August 15, 2014 by

As a community, you've done your part to tell us who you think should be crowned the winners of the 2014 Silicon Prairie Awards. But now it's time to share who will make up the second part of our voting process. This year we've incorporated the votes of two judges from each section of our region—six in total—as well as two nationally known entrepreneurial leaders to help us determine the best of the Prairie.  read more

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FullStack officially announces KC office, Jonny Kot as chief sales officer

March 10, 2014 by

Last week FullStack, formerly known as Cramer Dev, announced a name change and rebrand after 14 years in business. Now the Iowa City-based development firm is making another big announcement: an expansion to Kansas City. While this isn't the first we've heard of the expansion, founder Josh Cramer officially announced plans for FullStack's KC office Monday. "As our company has grown in Iowa City, there's a couple things we wanted to do," Cramer told Silicon Prairie News ...  read more

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How remote work leads to more success, happiness

January 10, 2014 by

(Guest post by Josh Cramer) In 1976, a man named Dale Chihuly was in a head-on car accident in which he flew through the windshield of his vehicle. As a result, he sustained severe injuries to his face and became blind in his left eye. Prior to this incident, Mr. Chihuly had studied the art of glass blowing and had begun a career as an artist and glass instructor. The incident and resulting blindness forever changed Mr Chihuly’s life and perspective as an artist. This incident enabled him to transform his art and work from that which was fairly traditional to work that was truly revolutionary and unlike anything else...  read more

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Dwolla-powered Koala Pay aims to help merchants, customers connect

December 27, 2012 by

Koala Pay, a mobile application launched last month, is out to help merchants cultivate a more loyal and engaged customer base, starting with users of web-based payments network Dwolla. Released in the App Store on Nov. 26 and officially unveiled at a Dwolla meetup Nov. 30 in Des Moines, Koala Pay was designed to provide merchants a channel for marketing directly to customers and to give customers deals and discounts to their favorite merchants. "It’s a mobile app that allows merchants to create more loyal and engaged customers," said Troy Miller …  read more

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