Month: February 2014

Greg Brockman announced as keynote for Midwest Mobile Summit

 Our tech friends over at Myriad Mobile have announced Greg Brockman will be speaking as the keynote at this year’s Midwest Mobile Summit which will take place on May 5 and 6 in downtown Fargo. The Fargo community is eager to welcome Greg back to North Dakota, his native state, for this conference. After completing…

Todaymade and marketing in North Dakota: An interview with Garrett Moon

As part of our commitment to celebrating startup successes in North Dakota, we bring to you the story of Justin Walsh, Garrett Moon, and a business making waves in Bismarck called Todaymade. This duo founded the marketing consulting firm in 2009, and it has been growing ever since. One of the team’s flagship products, CoSchedule,…

Few open spots remaining for Startup Weekend Fargo 2014

As Startup Weekend Fargo 2014 rapidly approaches, so too does the number of open participant spots dwindle. During the weekend of March 7-9, entrepreneurial and startup enthusiasts will gather to spend 54 hours brainstorming, networking, and building their own prototype startup businesses. Avid designers, developers, and even people with no technical experience (Non-Technicals, as we…

1 Million Cups Fargo features North Dakota Women’s Startup Weekend winner

Number five of a six-installment trial period for 1 Million Cups Fargo was fortunate enough to have Courtny Evanson share her newly-patented designs and business proposition for Nevaeh. Her device is a massage table that doubles as a comfortable breast pumping station for new mothers. This presentation also holds a special accolade here at Emerging…

First Fargo Mobile Tech Meetup on February 26

Fargo’s first monthly Mobile Tech Meetup will be held on Wednesday, February 26, at Red Raven Espresso Parlor from 5:30-7:00pm. If wearable technology or smartphone applications are of interest to you, then don’t even consider missing this event. Representatives from Fargo’s Myriad Mobile will hold discussions over coffee pertaining to just some of the variety…

1 Million Cups of coffee with Elinor Specialty Coatings

With another surge in attendance, 1 Million Cups Fargo is on the way to reaching its end goal of connecting the Fargo community with literally one million cups of coffee, and the conversations continue to impress. Last Wednesday marked week number four, with 76 Fargo community members showing up to hear Holly Anderson Battocchi’s pitch…

Cropped Tournament of Champions announced

DSGNX Fargo is hosting an unprecedented Cropped Tournament of Champions at JT Cigarro on Thursday, February 13, at 5:30pm. Attendance is free. The competition will feature the four winners of previous Cropped events as they face off to name the Ultimate Cropped Champion. Contestants will face off head-to-head through multiple rounds in which they will…

Innovation in the classroom: new teaching methods at Liberty Middle School

“It would be cool to be an engineer – either biomedical or aerospace – but I’m not sure what I want to do yet.” – Ian, Liberty Middle School Somewhat shocked by this seventh grade student’s specificity in his answer, I continued taking my journalistic notes as I interviewed Ian, one of over 100 diligent…

Blaine Booher, Clifton Labs featured at 1 Million Cups Fargo

There was a new feature at 1 Million Cups Fargo this past Wednesday morning. The same lively discussion existed, and there was active participation from an audience always on the border of being too large for the venue, but the cups were different. Instead of the standard paper-cup-and-sleeve approach, this week what awaited 1 Million…

Sharing entrepreneurial ideas with 1 Million Cups Fargo

It’s official. More coffees have been served, and no one is complaining. 1 Million Cups Fargo is celebrating its second successful week in the books after what can be best described as an educational pitch from Sarah English and her team at Beach Interactive. The group is disrupting standardized language learning curriculums by creating an…