Month: June 2018

Emerging Prairie Welcomes New Teammate: Jordan Jost

Meet our newest teammate, Jordan. She’s joining the team as Prairie Den Administrator. Be sure to welcome Jordan when you see her around the Prairie Den and at Emerging Prairie events!   Nickname: None Hometown: West Fargo, ND Why are you in Fargo? I grew up in Fargo, my family is here, and the area…

9 Clouds' new software navigates the world of Facebook advertising for the auto industry

Creating successful, targeted Facebook ads is an ever-evolving art, and Sioux Falls-based marketing agency 9 Clouds has built itself a successful niche by helping players in one industry—auto dealers—to navigate it. Founder Scott Meyer says one of the secrets to 9 Clouds’ success has been staying focused on the company’s original vision while remaining agile…

Peter Schott and Genesis Feed Technologies are streamlining the feed industry

Peter Schott and his collaborators at Genesis Feed Technologies are bringing “the feed” to livestock feed—their product is a web platform that streamlines communications between the many fluid sectors of the livestock feed industry. The customers Genesis Feed Technologies caters to include feed manufacturers, pre-mix distributors, nutrition consultants, and ingredient buyers. They all play distinct…

Tom Waddell is helping create tech solutions to healthcare problems with TheraTec

Problem: Progress in physical therapy requires patients to do their exercises diligently outside of their physical therapy appointments, on their own time. It’s homework, and if you’ve been to school you know that people don’t always do their homework, even if they know they should. Solution: Technology? Tom Waddell, COO and co-founder of TheraTec, is…

Zoe Bundy is launching a start-up to get girls into STEM

Zoe Bundy is the founder and CEO of Brainy Ladies, a web publication designed to foster interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) for young women. Brainy Ladies, which will function much like an online monthly magazine, has its roots in Bundy’s first-hand experience of the disparity between boys’ and girls’ participation in STEM-oriented…

Fardosa Hassan brings French pastry to West Fargo with Rêves Doux Patisserie

At the center of Fardosa Hassan’s business is her passion for pastry. Hassan is the CEO of Rêves Doux Patisserie, an online bake shop specializing in French-inspired confections. (The name translates to “Sweet Dreams Patisserie”—a patisserie is a French pastry shop or bakery.) With Rêves Doux, Hassan specializes in pastry art and customized cakes. Baking…