Month: July 2013

Medytex looking to improve patient feedback for clinicians

  Emerging Prairie recently caught up with Saurabh Tyagi, CEO and Founder of Medytex.  Medytex is a Fargo based startup that focuses on improving the patient feedback system for clinicians and clinician administrators.  Medytex is a web-based survey solution that uses mobile devices to deliver patient surveys either before or after specific clinical events, ranging…

Digital Homesteading podcast launches in Sioux Falls

A new podcast based out of Sioux Falls, South Dakota and focusing on “digital homesteading” has been launched by a Sioux Falls entrepreneur.  The Digital Homesteading Podcast focuses on rural communities and their entrepreneurial growth.  Producer and host Scott Meyer wants to help rural entrepreneurs “learn how to build the businesses and communities you want to…

Fargo-based language gaming startup announces Kickstarter fundraiser

A local startup focused on language education through gamification is gaining steam in the fomenting Fargo startup community.  Beach Alt Ed, which is currently developing a French-language learning game called The Abettor’s Letters, has announced the launch of a Kickstarter campaign to raise seed funding for their development efforts.  We recently sat down with Sarah…

Social entrepreneur all-star Scott Harrison to headline Health Pitch health innovation event in Fargo

Family HealthCare of Fargo, ND, has announced it will host the region’s first Health Pitch event, focusing on innovation in healthcare and wellness.  Headlining the event will be keynote speaker, Scott Harrison, who is founder and leader of Charity:Water, an international non-profit focused on providing sustainable, clean water wells for remote locations in impoverished regions.…

Fargo beauty e-tailer Glisten raises $1 million seed round

Recently launched and Fargo-based startup Glisten, specializing in retail sales of beauty and bodycare products, announced today that they have closed a $1 million seed round of investment.  The news comes as Glisten has in the past few weeks opened its online doors for business, and founder Tommy Leikas reports that the funding will be used to…