Thanks to the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, a Kansas City-based foundation that works to harness the power of entrepreneurship and innovation, for sponsoring the Livestream and Video Series, and to our video and post-production team made up of Event1 Video and Evolve.

Thinc Iowa, a Silicon Prairie News premier event, is held each October to provide a common ground for startups and corporations to explore partnerships, examine innovation and share lessons learned.

Music: "Allegrotto con Moto ma Rubato" by MAT64 (

Paige Craig is the CEO and co-founder of BetterWorks. As an entrepreneur, business professional and former Marine, the Sacramento native has an eclectic interest in national security, technology, information science and adrenaline fueled adventure. He founded Lincoln Group in 2003 and in 2007 he "retired," traveled the world and moved to LA in late 2008 to start his career as an "Adrenaline Fueled Angel.” Two years and forty companies later he joined forces with Sizhao "Zao" Yang and George Ishii to "Make Work Rewarding" at BetterWorks. Using this business platform, he works to help the country's six million small and medium businesses create better work environments, happier and more productive employees and ultimately foster better business across the US.

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