We strive to be the catalyst for the creative spark. To cause change and incite action.

The brains within AIM are confident problem solvers.

Products & Services

  • Silicon Prairie News

    Our mission is to raise the visibility of tech startups in the silicon prairie region in order to connect entrepreneurs to entrepreneurs and to connect great talent with great companies.

    We aim to tell the best startup stories in the world with creativity and intelligence. We have a growing online community of entrepreneurs, investors, tech talent, and startup supporters who believe in the silicon prairie.

  • Hatchfund

    Hatchfund hosts an online community where artists can post projects for funding and connect with those who love and support artists.

    Our goal is to help artists successfully navigate the challenging world of online fundraising through our unique educational and hands-on approach.

  • ARIA

    ARIA makes it easier for grant administrators record, analyze, and report on their program participants and activities.

    This web-based automated reporting and information aggregator allows users to access real-time participant data anywhere, store data on a secure server, run custom queries and reports, and generate charts and graphs to easily view program data.

  • Consulting & Grant Services

    AIM is interested in forging partnerships with businesses, nonprofits and educational institutions throughout the region to promote AIM’s mission to support community growth related to information technology.

    Toward that end, AIM works with its partners to find and procure federal funds for programs that benefit its partners and are consistent with AIM’s mission. AIM also provides evaluation consulting services.

Insights

  • Research & White Papers

    The goal of AIM’s ongoing research program is to support AIM’s Information Technology mission in the areas of strengthening the workforce, developing appropriate public policy, improving education and youth opportunities, and advancing organization development through technology.

  • Work Force Index

    The WorkForce Index (WFI) is an economic index that reveals shifts in job availability versus labor availability. The WFI compares job posting data with unemployment data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The index also reveals career field trends in the state. This goal is to be addressed by making AIM a visible thought leader and facilitating the transfer of research into best practices and useful products.

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