8 Silicon Prairie Startups Worth Watching

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Higher Learning Technologies

Location: Coralville, Iowa

What it does: HLT creates education apps for higher learners, namely dental students preparing for their second-year licensure exam. The popular apps are available in either free or full versions that cost between $24.99 and $49.99.

Watch for: HLT is soaring in growth. The company recently released two new education apps and has several more in the works.