Month: August 2018


Applications for Pipeline Entrepreneurs 2019 Fellowship class open Saturday

By SPN Team / August 31, 2018

Pipeline will open applications for the 2019 Entrepreneurial Fellowship on September 1, 2018. Entrepreneurs interested in the program have until October 22 to submit their application. Pipeline is a top organization of the Midwest’s most successful, high-performance entrepreneurs. The organization boasts over 120 entrepreneurs who employ over 2,300 people in Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska and…

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Fargo, ND businesses see over $21M in investments so far in 2018

By SPN Team / August 30, 2018

Fargo, North Dakota might not be the first city that comes to mind when discussing hubs for investments and venture capital. But the modestly sized town of 120,000 has put up some impressive numbers this year with several multi-million dollar deals. Botlink On April 26, 2018, Botlink received $3.36 million in individual funding – marking…

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Football season in America: Which Big 5 conference school reports the most research dollars?

By SPN Team / August 29, 2018

In honor of the football season’s start, Silicon Prairie News did a quick review of the Association for University Technology Manager’s STATT database. This database contains the total research dollars reported by university campus (and/or system). SPN used this information to build averages of the amount of research done by university participant in the Big…

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TEAM Software: 30 Years of Innovation — Part 3

By SPN Newsroom / August 29, 2018

Delivering the next generation of software for our customers. Defining what’s next isn’t just a slick tagline for us. We know that to keep delivering the products and services our customers have come to expect, we must stay ahead of the technology curve. That means continually modernizing our decades of expertise and solving problems from…

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SPN and Hudl: Football season in America

By SPN Team / August 28, 2018

Lincoln-based Hudl, Inc. is the leading provider of information to athletic teams in the country. The company works with millions of athletes around the world but made their first product around football. In honor of the start of football season, Silicon Prairie News has put together an infographic illustrating the significant popularity of football in…

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SPN Top 10: Things that move a startup ecosystem forward

By SPN Team / August 28, 2018

Matt Helt is the Program Director of Techstars Startup Week. Techstars is the worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed. Through Techstars Startup Week, cities all around the world are able to catalyze their entrepreneurial community by bringing together all the stakeholders involved in the growth of startup ecosystem to organize this five-day event. Helt currently…

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NewBoCo opens spots for a second Intrapreneur Academy cohort

By SPN Newsroom / August 27, 2018

NewBoCo recently announced that they will be launching a second cohort for Intrapreneur Academy this October. Intrapreneur Academy is a year-long training program in which organizations of all types will learn how to be innovative in a rapidly changing world. The inaugural Intrapreneur Academy cohort kicked off in April with a mix of nonprofit, for-profit, and…

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8Qs with a Silicon Prairie Founder: Amy Johnson

By SPN Team / August 27, 2018

Amy Johnson LifeLoop Amy Johnson is the CEO and Founder of LifeLoop, a Senior Living software product. She and her husband had the idea for Life Loop after experiencing the communication challenges associated with having a loved one in a senior living facility. Ms. Johnson currently lives in Omaha, where LifeLoop is headquartered, with her…

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