Month: May 2013

Technological inspiration at Google IO

Fargo’s Myriad Devices and its CEO, Jake Joraanstad, are presently in attendance at Google’s “I/O” conference in San Francisco, California.  We asked Joraanstad to offer his thoughts so far on the conference and what it means to have a North Dakota company represented there.   Inspiration is an important word. Inspiration, along with insight, is…

Midwest Mobile Summit 2013 a success

The upper midwest’s first ever mobile software conference was recently held in downtown Fargo.  Midwest Mobile Summit was a two-day conference focused on mobile strategy and technology.  Participants include mobile developers, business leaders, and hobbyists, from across the upper midwest. Several hundred participants gathered at the Fargo Theatre, Ecce art gallery, and other downtown locations.…

Bill Gates, midwest business leaders dedicate Concordia College's Grant Center

The Offutt School of Business at Concordia College in Moorhead, MN, recently welcomed Bill Gates to campus as part of the dedication ceremonies for the new Grant Center — home to the Offutt School.  In addition to Gates, speakers at the April 27 dedication event included Ron Offutt, namesake of the Offutt School and founder…