Month: January 2019

Positive Coaching Alliance helps build "Better Athletes, Better People"

Jim Thompson’s Positive Coaching Alliance has been helping youth athletes build character through positivity for twenty years. Thompson will speak on Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) at 1 Million Cups Fargo on Wednesday, January 23. PCA is an organization Thompson founded to change the way youth sports are coached by providing online and in-print resources for…

Obama announces $3.9B for autonomous corridors, North Dakota first in line

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Founders Retreat

This November, we will gather to celebrate and rejuvenate for the annual Founders Only Retreat. The retreat will allow you to take time to relax in an unplugged environment, build connections with other founders, and allow you to reset your thinking. Theme for 2019: Grit. Adventure. Elevation The retreat kicks off on Wednesday, Nov. 6th…

Entrepreneur behind Weave Got Maille launches new eco-friendly straw company 13 Straws

Ada, MN chain maille company Weave Got Maille is making an effort to tackle the environmentally unfriendly use of plastic straws with the launch of a new company, 13 Straws, which will produce reusable straws made of anodized aluminum. Edie Ramstad, who founded Weave Got Maille and Premier Anodizing, is now launching 13 Straws to…

Emerging Prairie Announces Annual Award Winners for 2018

Emerging Prairie is excited to announce the recipients of their annual awards! Each year, Emerging Prairie and a selection committee identify individuals and organizations that made a significant impact in the startup community and contributed to a thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem over the past year.  This year’s award recipients are: Rookie of the Year Award—Sadiyo Hassan This…

Prairie Capital Summit

Prairie Capital Summit connects investors, founders and ecosystem builders, giving each network a space to share, learn, and promote strong business building in the region.    What can I expect at Prairie Capital Summit? The event features keynote presentations from experienced founders and investors, and rapid pitch sessions for new founders and ecosystem builders to share…