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TAI and LWBJ Financial Announce 2013 Prometheus Award Finalists

Technology Association of Iowa (TAI) and LWBJ Financial have announced finalists for the 2013 Prometheus Awards, a celebration of extraordinary achievements in technology and innovation. This year a record-setting number of 98 nominations were submitted across 16 award categories.

Winners will be announced at a ceremony April 9, 5-8:30 Veterans Memorial Community Choice Credit Union Auditorium in Des Moines. More than 700 leaders from business, education, and government are expected to attend.

2013 Prometheus Award finalists are:

Software Company of the Year (Small/Medium):

Dwolla; Santos Human; Spinutech Inc.

Software Company of the Year (Large/Enterprise):

RINAlliance; WebFilings

Mobile App of the Year:

BettrLife; Higher Learning Technologies; Hy-Vee Inc.; Wellmark Care Finder App

IT Service Provider of the Year:

Circle Computer Resources; Involta; Paragon IT Professionals; Sogeti

Top Growth Company of the Year:

Appcore; Caleris; Dwolla; Involta; MediRevv; WebFilings

Clean Energy Innovation:

CQM Systems; Hy-Vee Inc.; RINAlliance Inc.

Best User of Technology:

Hy-Vee Inc.; Iowa State Association of Counties; John Deere ISG; Nationwide App Development Center; Quester

Innovation in Teaching:

Dallas Center Grimes—Ben Chadwick; East Buchanan—Mark Nall; Electronic Crime Institute, DMACC; St. Ambrose University; UNI Interactive Digital Studies

CIO/CTO/CSO of the Year:

Lane Arthur (DuPont Pioneer); Darren Baty (Hy-Vee Inc.); Dennis Mehmen (Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance)

CEO of the Year:

Dennis Henderson (Ready Wireless); Chris Klitgaard (MediRevv); Bruce Lehrman (Involta); Ben Milne (Dwolla); Brian Patrick Donaghy (Appcore)

Student Innovation of the Year:

clusterFlunk; Farm Manuals Fast; TranslaCare Inc.

Break Out Award:

Appcore; DomiKnow; Dwolla; Legosys Solutions; VIDA Diagnostics

Outstanding Startup Company of the Year:

DomiKnow; IDx; Legosys Solutions; Prositions Inc.

Life Sciences Company of the Year:

Harrisvaccines Inc.; IDx; MedCara Pharmaceuticals; Terpenoid Therapeutics Inc. ; Trans Ova Genetics

Technology Company of the Year (Small/Medium):

Appcore; Circle Computer Resources; Dwolla; VIDA Diagnostics

Technology Company of the Year (Large/Enterprise):

Involta; John Deere ISG; WebFilings

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