Yesterday, Fast Company magazine continued its online series highlighting entrepreneurial hubs around the country. Once again, they’ve landed in the Silicon Prairie. This time, in the “world’s barbecue capital,” Kansas City.
The article, “Why You Should Start a Company in… Kansas City,” is an interview with Bo Fishback, vice president of entrepreneurship…Read More
This is a guest post by Adam Coomes, president of Kansas City-based Infegy, an enterprise social media monitoring, intelligence and analytics company. This is an invitation to participate in Kansas City’s second Startup Weekend from April 16-18. Startup Weekend is one of Kansas City’s best tech…Read More
How many times a day do you hear the phrases “Google it,” social media movement sweeping the world? At Free State Social you’ll connect with comrades in arms and will extend your social network beyond 140 characters.
Free State Social, the forum for social media will make its debut in Lawrence, Kansas April 29-30, 2010. Yes, Lawrence, Kanas is the locale for this conference that will feature national speakers including Jeremiah Owyang of Altimeter Group, Ellyn Angelotti of Poynter Online…Read More
First up in our interview series with new online publications on the Silicon Prairie is KCFreePress.com.
As I wrote yesterday, discovering this website piqued my interest in new online publications popping up in our region. From day one, this site was quite comprehensive, including coverage of politics, food, music, events, and more. When I received their answers to my questions, I was…Read More
Here’s a great upcoming event for the folks in Kansas City (and honestly, the entire region, although registration is capped around 150!) Bo Fishback and the team at the Kauffman Foundation are announcing Ignite Kansas City to be held on November 3rd. Read on for more information… If you had five minutes on stage to…Read More
In less than two weeks, Twestival Local, an event inspired by a group of London Twitterers’ Harvest Twestival in 2008, will be taking place in cities all over the world. On The Prairie, Lawrence will be hosting one on the 10th for the Lawrence Humane Society, and Kansas City on the 11th for the Wayside…Read More
Our friends to the south in Kansas City have set a date for the region’s first Startup Weekend. It will be held from April 24th-26th, at a the Enterprise Center of Johnson County. Check out the official website for all the details as they are made available. Of course SPN will update you with retails…Read More