Month: May 2014

Podcast: Developing a Community with Pamela Slim

Communities have exactly what they need to develop but just need a connection or a push. This weekend Fargo is getting a push with the arrival of the Misfit Conference. Over a hundred creatives are descending on the town of Fargo to share ideas of what is possible when creativity and passion combine. In this…

Bringing coworking to Fargo

One of Emerging Prairie’s most recent projects has been to establish a legitimate coworking space in the downtown Fargo area. It is meant to be a place where subscribers can continue their entrepreneurial efforts while surrounded by like-minded individuals as well as all the necessary business necessities. This means things like Internet access, coffee, and…

Startup success at 1 Million Cups Fargo

Speaking at last week’s 1 Million Cups Fargo gathering was a familiar group out of Bismarck, North Dakota: CoSchedule. Justin Walsh and Garrett Moon were present to tell all of Fargo’s entrepreneurial community about their recent success and spinoff from the parent company Todaymade. After multiple years of iterations, and necessarily numerous side projects and…

Podcast: The net neutrality debate and rural communities

Digital technology provides an opportunity for local business to compete on equal footing. Now the FCC wants to discriminate against local. In this week’s episode of Digital Homesteading, we take a deep dive on the debate around net neutrality and what it means for rural communities. As you’ll learn, this is not the first time…

Mobile Tech Meetup tonight at Studio 222

Tonight is your chance to catch up with Fargo’s mobile technology crowd at the monthly Mobile Tech Meetup. Hosted by Emerging Prairie and Myriad Mobile at Studio 222, this meetup is geared towards individuals who love all things mobile – from apps on smartphones to that one guy in Fargo who already wears Google Glass.…

CULTIVATE.you features national business leaders

Last Friday marked the end of Arthur Ventures’ third annual CULTIVATE and CULTIVATE.you events, a two-day affair intended to build up the entrepreneurial community of Fargo and the businesspeople leading that charge. Throughout Thursday, sessions were held in downtown Fargo to celebrate the entrepreneurs in which Arthur Ventures has formally invested. Speakers from across the…

Special guests at 1 Million Cups Fargo

1 Million Cups Fargo welcomed a handful of notable guests and groups last Wednesday. With over 220 people in attendance, this was 1 Million Cups Fargo’s largest event to date. Scott Bintz of RealTruck and the Misfit Collective: Fargo were on deck as the morning’s entrepreneur presenters, who showed their local love as well as…

The best in the Midwest: Fargo's Mobile Summit

The 2014 Midwest Mobile Summit is officially in the books, with events occurring throughout Monday and finishing up early Tuesday afternoon this week. Hosted by the committed team members of Myriad Mobile, the two-day conference boasted a slew of impressive statistics: over 300 participants, activities at 10 locations, and 21 world-class speakers. All of this…

CULTIVATE.you this Friday at the Fargo Theatre

It is not too late to include yourself in some exploratory conversations being held this Friday morning at the historic Fargo Theatre. Sponsored by Arthur Ventures, CULTIVATE.you is an annual event intended to inspire the community leaders of Fargo to continue making the city one of the best places to live and work. Consider attending…

Startup Community Pillars: North Dakota Department of Commerce

Emerging Prairie is proud to bring readers yet another Startup Community Pillar – and this time we reached out to give recognition to the North Dakota Department of Commerce. Often acting as an intermediary for startups and entrepreneur networking, the individuals working within the government entity are poised to assist businesses in many different ways.…