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The Prairie is On Fire… In the best way possible.

Written by Austin Sandmeyer The power of the Midwest and more specifically the Upper-Midwest came through in a multitude this week at the Prairie Capital Summit. This first ever collective get-together of eager and supportive founders, investors, and entrepreneurs (or want-reprenuers as Scott Bintz would say) signaled a massive flux of innovation, technology, and strong…

Angels are real and here's why startups need them.

There is a gap in the early life of a startup where everything is risky. This is when money becomes simultaneously the most important ingredient, and the most difficult to get. Friends and family already gave you their money. Banks often aren’t willing to take a bet. State funds are skeptical. Sometimes, it seems, it…