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11/17/15White House announces Prime Digital Academy scholarships for students of color
10/22/15The Nerdery Makes Biz Journal Fast 50 for Eighth Straight Year
10/08/15 The Nerdery creates culture-focused employee review software for Threads, launches HR game-changing website
08/24/15The Nerdery Announces Integration Services with MobileIron AppConnect
08/12/15The Nerdery is #2815 on 2015 Inc. 5000
08/05/15The Nerdery promotes Fred Beecher to Director of User Experience Design
07/10/15Mayor Hodges to welcome Prime Digital Academy students on 1st day of 2nd-cohort, July 12
06/26/15Prime Digital Academy honored with Biz Journal’s Eureka! Award
04/24/15Nerdery General Counsel Angelo Spenillo Earns Business Journal’s Corporate Counsel Award
04/13/1531 nonprofits and teams selected for 2015 Nerdery Overnight Website Challenge, May 2-3 in Chicago, Kansas City and Twin Cities
03/17/15The Nerdery hires Monica McAtee as Director of Kansas City Branch
02/23/15Registration open for 2015 Nerdery Overnight Website Challenge, returning May 2-3
02/12/15Steve Arndt hired as The Nerdery’s Chief Financial Officer
12/15/14The Nerdery Launches Prime Digital Academy to Produce Homegrown Software Engineers and Web Developers
12/03/14The Nerdery opens Phoenix branch, expanding in Kansas City and Chicago
11/19/14The Nerdery Set to Expand Kansas City, Mo. Office, Add 100 Jobs
11/13/14The Nerdery goes west to Phoenix to open fourth office
10/24/14The Nerdery a Fast 50 company for 7th time
09/25/14Mark Hurlburt gets Titans of Technology Award from Biz Journal
08/22/14Nerdery hosting B-SIDES MSP Security Conference Aug. 23
08/20/14The Nerdery on Inc. Magazine’s List of 5,000 Fastest-Growing Companies for Seventh Consecutive Year
08/14/14The Nerdery Repeats as Best Places to Work Honoree
08/04/14The Nerdery Hires Don Durbin as Chicago Branch Director
05/30/14The Nerdery hosting Google I/O Extended event June 25 – open to public
04/30/14Top Makeovers Announced at Overnight Website Challenge Awards
04/28/14EY announces Nerdery CEO Mike Derheim is an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2014 Award finalist in the Upper Midwest
04/22/14People’s Choice vote open for Overnight Website Challenge
03/26/1430 nonprofits picked for pro-bono service from 30 teams web pros at Nerdery Overnight Website Challenge in Chicago, Kansas City and Twin Cities, April 12-13
02/17/14Nerdery Overnight Website Challenge returns as national day of service (and night, and morning-after)
12/10/13The Nerdery names new President: Tom O’Neill
10/25/13The Nerdery ranks #12 on its sixth straight Fast 50 list
10/25/13Nerdery marking 10-year anniversary in space
10/24/13Inc. magazine’s Hire Power Awards recognizes The Nerdery among America’s leading job creators
09/20/13Nerdery Co-Founder Mike Schmidt honored as CIO of the Year
08/20/13The Nerdery makes Inc. 5000 sixth straight year
06/07/13The Nerdery again makes Minnesota Business magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For list
04/25/13Minnesota Business magazine names Nerdery CEO Mike Derheim to its (Real) Power 50 list
04/23/13Nerdery CEO Mike Derheim is an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2013 finalist in the Upper Midwest
04/16/13The Nerdery Named Finalist for 2013 Illinois Technology Association (ITA) CityLIGHTS Award
04/02/13Nerdery Overnight Website Challenge Award winners
03/27/13Web Challenge finals/awards night, April 2 at The Nerdery
03/10/13TC 2013 Web Challenge ends, winners announced April 2 at The Nerdery
03/08/13Nerdery Overnight Website Challenge meets daylight savings this weekend as 18 nonprofits spring forward with pro bono interactive services
02/27/13The Nerdery wins Bold Award
02/22/13Nerdery honored with Community Impact Award
02/18/13Nonprofits and volunteer teams – 18 of each – chosen for March 9-10 Nerdery Overnight Website Challenge
01/08/13Next Nerdery Overnight Website Challenge scheduled for March 9-10, daylight-saving weekend be damned
12/17/12Nerdery undeterred by fiscal cliff in drive to hire 100 nerds in 100 days
12/04/12The Nerdery gets Inc. Magazine’s Hire Power Award
11/27/12The Nerdery is #53 on 2012 Tech 200 list
11/18/12Chicago Gateway Green’s website wins 2012 Chicago Nerdery Overnight Website Challenge
10/31/12The Nerdery launches recruiting campaign to hire 100 Nerds in 100 Days
10/29/12A dozen nonprofits and volunteer teams picked for 2012 Chicago Nerdery Overnight Website Challenge, Nov 17-18
10/19/12Fifth Time on Fast 50: The Nerdery on Biz Journal’s list of Twin Cities’ fastest growing private companies
09/18/12Nerdery Overnight Website Challenge returning Nov 17-18 to help Illinois nonprofits create websites they couldn’t otherwise afford
08/21/12The Nerdery goes 5 for 5 on Inc. 5000, named to Inc. Honor Roll
06/06/12The Nerdery lands on Flyover 50 list of fast-growing Mid-America companies
03/29/12The Nerdery releases JSON Accelerator
03/25/12Two Unicorns, One Moon and all 18 nonprofits win 2012 Twin Cities Nerdery Overnight Website Challenge
03/16/12Biz Journal names Mike Derheim to 40 Under 40 list
03/05/12Tough choices for selection judges, hard work ahead for nonprofits and nerds picked for 2012 Twin Cities Nerdery Overnight Website Challenge, March 24-25
01/24/12Nerdery Overnight Website Challenge: Needy-meets-nerdy science experiment continues March 24-25
01/03/12Nerdery Nerds Eric Johnson and Jon Pettersson Promoted
10/13/11The Nerdery promotes Kris Szafranski and Tom O’Neill
10/07/11Fast 50 for Fourth Time: The Nerdery on Biz Journal’s list of Twin Cities’ fastest growing private companies
08/24/11Nerdery makes Inc. magazine's list of 5,000 fastest growing private companies in America for fourth consecutive year
08/21/11A+ Team wins Chicago's first Nerdery Overnight Website Challenge
08/19/11Nerdery repeats as #1 on Best Places to Work list
07/29/11Nonprofits selected for 2011 Chicago Nerdery Overnight Website Challenge
06/20/11Star Tribune names The Nerdery #4 to Star Tribune's Top Workplaces 2011
05/11/11Best in Business Award goes to The Nerdery
05/03/11Nerdery Overnight Website Challenge Coming to Chicago
04/08/11Mike Derheim, Minnesotan on the Move
03/28/11TST Media and 18 nonprofits win Nerdery Overnight Website Challenge
03/25/11Sen. Al Franken, 18 nonprofits and an army of volunteer web nerds coming to Nerdery Overnight Website Challenge, March 26-27
03/01/11Nerdery announces 18 nonprofits invited to Nerdery Overnight Website Challenge
02/08/11Nerdery launching summer intern program
12/23/10Bill Stephenson promoted to Nerdery CFO
11/22/10The Nerdery fully embraces its name
10/22/10Nerdery #14 on 2010 Biz Journal Fast 50 list of Minnesota's fastest growing private companies
08/27/10Nerdery #1 on Biz Journal's Best Places to Work list
08/24/10Nerdery makes Inc. 5,000 list of America's fastest growing private companies for third consecutive year
08/02/10Minneapolis-based Nerdery Interactive Labs opens second office in Chicago
07/16/10Jefferson Award for Public Service bestowed upon The Nerdery
06/30/10Nerdery hosting Summer Open House for recruiting
06/21/10It's official: Nerdery a Top Workplace
04/23/10Nerdery gets Quality of Life Award
03/21/10Team Placeholder wins 2010 Nerdery Overnight Website Challenge
03/16/10Nearly 160 web pros to create free websites for 16 nonprofits this weekend
02/24/10Nonprofits/volunteers prep for Nerdery Overnight Website Challenge
02/17/10Nerdery adds gaming capabilities with SnowOwl Studio agreement
02/01/1016 nonprofits picked for Nerdery Overnight Website Challenge
12/08/09Nonprofits and web volunteers may apply for next Nerdery Overnight Website Challenge
11/25/09Nerdery goes west for ad agency partners as senior account exec Angela Fladebo moves to Denver
11/03/09Nerdery looking for more than a few good nerds at Nov 13 open house
10/23/09Nerdery #16 on Biz Journal Fast 50
10/08/09Nerdery dispatches Matt Albiniak to Chicago to partner with ad agencies
08/12/09Sierra Bravo again makes 2009 Inc. 5000 list of America's fastest growing private companies with four-year growth rate of 237%
06/19/09The Nerdery invites winner of 2009 Social Entrepreneur's Cup to the 2010 Overnight Website Challenge
05/04/09Sierra Bravo launches Nerdery
04/30/09Nerdery leader Luke Bucklin makes 40 Minnesotans on the Move list
03/27/09Luke Bucklin on Biz Journal's 40 Under 40 list
03/25/09Sierra Bravo Develops Fallon's Vision for Skimmer
03/18/09Zeus Jones and Sierra Bravo Win Phizzpop at SXSW
03/03/09Sierra Bravo Overnight Website Challenge Champs: Praxis and District 202
02/04/09Twelve Nonprofits Picked for Free Web Makeover at Sierra Bravo's Overnight Website Challenge
01/19/09Zeus Jones and Sierra Bravo Win Phizzpop Minneapolis
12/03/08Sierra Bravo Overnight Website Challenge Returning
10/24/08Sierra Bravo Number 23 on Biz Journal's Fast 50
08/25/08Sierra Bravo Ranks No. 556 on the 2008 Inc. 5,000 with 4-Year Sales Growth of 585%
08/11/08Sierra Bravo Seeks Web Developers to Keep Pace with Growing Business
08/05/08Web Developers Sierra Bravo Announces Three Promotions
07/10/08Web Developers Sierra Bravo Moving to New Nerdery (Office)
03/17/08Sierra Bravo Opens Chicago Office to Develop Web Projects for Ad Agencies
03/03/08Winners and Winners Prevail at Overnight Website Challenge
02/18/0811 Minnesota Non-Profits Picked for Free Overnight Website Makeover
01/21/08VISI Becomes Presenting Sponsor and Website Host of Overnight Website Challenge
12/10/07Sierra Bravo Organizing Free Website Event for Minnesota Non-profits
11/26/07Sierra Bravo Releases Free Software to Create Desktop Widgets
10/15/07Sierra Bravo Partnering with Ad Agencies to Create Websites that Work by Design
09/14/07Sierra Bravo Expands Features of MultiValue-Integrated Online Store
09/13/07Sierra Bravo Launches Online D3 Reference Manual
03/05/05B&B Manufacturing Co. Launches BBOnline Web Site by Sierra Bravo
11/02/04Sierra Bravo Exceeds Expectations in its First Year of Business
11/01/04Sierra Bravo Corporation Acquires Glass Software from Pixius Communications
08/20/04Western Nevada Supply Deploys Sierra Bravo's B2B Online Store
06/01/04Polaris Systems Adopts Sierra Bravo's B2B Online Store as Their E-Commerce Solution
03/22/04Sandy's Office Supply Launches an Integrated Online Store Developed by Sierra Bravo Corporation
11/24/03Sierra Bravo Corporation Announces Release of Web-Based Customer Service Suite for Multi-Value Systems
10/13/03MultiValue Web Development Pioneers Form Sierra Bravo Corporation to Offer Low-Cost Web Solutions to Small and Medium-Sized Businesses