Month: July 2014

Myriad Mobile opens doors in Minneapolis

Myriad Mobile, North Dakota’s largest mobile company, opened their doors to a new office in Minneapolis, MN, in early July. This will be their seventh office location, and their first in Minnesota. Myriad Mobile, a mobile solution specialist, has set their sights on the mobile expansion opportunities available in the Twin Cities area. The opening…

8 things you think about Fargo, North Dakota — that you shouldn't

Emerging Prairie’s Greg Tehven recently had a piece featured in the TED blog.  Here, we feature a fuller version of his article. Fargo, North Dakota, has a skewed reputation. This city, which happens to be my hometown, rocketed to infamy thanks to the 1996 dark comedy by the Coen Brothers about a down-on-his-luck car salesman…

Gigabit Internet installed in CoCo Fargo coworking space

As we announced last month, Emerging Prairie is partnering up with Minneapolis-based coworking provider CoCo as they open a CoCo Fargo location in the historic Merchants National Bank Building at 112 ½ North Broadway. Starting August 18, CoCo Fargo will be open to members from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and will provide shared and…

Second annual Health Pitch event set for August 14

Health Pitch, a regional event that showcases innovative health care ideas, is set for its second annual appearance in Fargo on August 14, 2014. Family HealthCare, a patient-centered non-profit, is hosting the event at The Stage at Island Park from 3:30 – 6:30 pm. Family HealthCare’s mission includes providing affordable, compassionate, dignified, and respectful medical…

Podcast: Fill a room, not a list

Fargo’s own Greg Tehven has made it his life’s mission to make Fargo the greatest city on earth. Rather than build a list of residents to email about upcoming events, he focuses on building relationships. As he notes, this is a generational project and much like the Lutheran Church where he grew up, he’s in…

"Spark your Startup" Business Pitch Contest

Got an idea and want to share it? Local businesses in Barnesville, Minnesota are hosting a no-strings attached, open contest for those looking to “spark” their startup idea – and you could win up to $1,000! The Barnesville Business Pitch contest will be held on Friday, Aug. 22nd at 6:30 pm at the Old City…

Podcast: The imagination differentiation

Hello and happy 4th of July weekend to readers in the United States! Since it is a holiday weekend for many of us, we wanted to try something different this week by offering a podcast and video for you to enjoy during your long drive or after scarfing up copious amount of picnic foods. If…