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And the 12 Winners of the 2013 Silicon Prairie Awards Are...

Silicon Prairie Award statuetteAll of the winners have been announced and this year's golden analogs have found their new homes.

From hundreds of nominees to 48 finalists, 12 winners emerged Thursday evening at Des Moines' Hoyt Sherman Place. Below you'll find a quick overview of the 2013 Silicon Prairie Awards winners.  

Stay tuned to Silicon Prairie News in the coming days for more details from the event, including comments from the winners, reports from the orange carpet, and lots of photos featuring your startup style.

2013 Silicon Prairie Award winners

Mobile App of the Year — NCLEX Mastery by Higher Learning Technologies

Fellow finalists: Battle Bears by SkyVu Entertainment, Bodeefit, and Leap2 Search by Leap2

Service Provider of the Year — Matt Westenburg

Fellow finalists: Black Ops Development, Chris Brown, and Bart Dillashaw

Innovation of the Year — NCLEX Mastery by Higher Learning Technologies

Fellow finalists: CandyCam, EyeVerify, and opendorse

Technologist of the Year — Riddhiman Das

Fellow finalists: Reza Derakhshani, Kelly Kerns, and Matt Secoske

Student Entrepreneur of the Year — Joe Dallego & AJ Nelson

Fellow finalists: Sourabh Chakraborty, John Ruiz, and James Verhoeff

Executive of the Year — Nick Bowden

Fellow finalists: Paul Jarrett, Ben Milne, and Toby Rush

Designer of the Year — Jake Stutzman

Fellow finalists: Stephanie Jarrett, Justin Kemerling, and Rick Knudston

Silicon Prairie Ambassador — Steven Chau

Fellow finalists: Rahul Gupta, Royce Haynes, and Calvin Pappas

Silicon Prairie Champion — Amanda Styron & Andy Stoll

Fellow finalists: Brian Ardinger, Cameron Cushman, and Kevin McGinnis

Investor of the Year — Linseed Capital

Fellow finalists: Angel Capital Group, Dundee Venture Capital, and Josh Cramer

New Startup of the Year — Higher Learning Technologies

Fellow finalists: CandyCam, myEDmatch, and Travefy

Startup of the Year — Eye Verify

Fellow finalists: Bulu Box, Leap2, and MindMixer


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