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Press Release – Startup Weekend Springfield Hosts Fourth Annual Event

Press Release – Startup Weekend Springfield Hosts Fourth Annual Event

SPRINGFIELD, MISSOURI, February 11th 2019 — Startup Weekend Springfield hosted their annual event this past weekend. Each attendee had just 60 seconds to pitch their startup idea to peers on Friday night. Event organizers helped attendees use an elimination process to narrow down 18 ideas and form teams to pursue the 5 remaining ideas over the 54 hours that followed…

Mid-America Technology Alliance announces new website

Mid-America Technology Alliance announces new website

The Mid-America Technology Alliance (MATA), serving Springfield Missouri and the surrounding Southwest Missouri region, has launched a new website. You can visit the new website at What's new: Easily navigate to information that's...

BSides Springfield Logo Contest

Calling all InfoSec enthusiasts and graphic designers! BsidesSpfd is hosting a Logo Contest for their 3rd annual cybersecurity conference. Visit the Logo Contest page on the website for logo requirements and prize details including lifetime conference...

Eagle Speak acquired by Hearo Technologies

Jason Arend (Eagle Speak Co-Founder & CEO) and Myke Bates (Eagle Speak Co-Founder & CTO) are pleased to announce that they have recently reached an agreement for a merger and acquisition by Hearo Technologies. Read the Full Article at eFactory

AITP of the Ozarks announces new website

The local AITP of the Ozarks chapter, serving Springfield Missouri and the surrounding Ozarks region, has launched a new website today. You can visit their new website at The prior website was powered by StarChapter Association Management Software...

MATA Accepting Board Nominations

Would you (or someone you know) be interested in helping grow the local Springfield technology community? We have board openings for a Secretary role and Marketing role. If you send in a nomination, we will followup with more information! Submit Nominations Online:...

Computer Science Education Week (12/03-12/07)

Missouri Job Center is hosting Week of Code (12/03-12/07) to attract more candidates to entry-level technology jobs. Their goal is to eliminate common barriers and misconceptions about technology jobs (e.g. How can I find out if I am qualified? How can I learn skills...

Hack 4 Good Attendance Doubles in 2018

Hack 4 Good Springfield 2018 nearly doubled in attendance, with over 100 attendees and mentors volunteering over 1200 hours over the entire weekend. A majority of volunteer time was spent learning (or teaching) new technologies while contributing to this year's...


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