Month: February 2019

David Batcheller of Appareo Systems returns to 1 Million Cups Fargo

1 Million Cups Fargo’s first ever speaker is making a return to the entrepreneurial meet-up’s stage. David Batcheller, President and CEO of Appareo Systems, will speak at 1 Million Cups Fargo on Wednesday, February 27. Appareo Systems is a Fargo-based developer of commercial and industrial hardware and software, including products for aviation, agriculture and other…

Monicat Data offers creative data solutions for creatives

Creativity is, by its nature, kind of a slippery thing—it does not wish to be quantified. As a result, creatives and creative teams face unique challenges when it comes to quantifying the results of their work and managing data around it. Monicat Data, a young Twin Cities company, seeks to bring data management and technological…

Starting Eleven is the world’s first live daily fantasy platform for soccer

Starting Eleven is revolutionizing fantasy soccer for fans around the world with its live daily platform, which they boast of as the world’s first for the sport. Starting Eleven CEO and co-founder Teague Orgeman will present at 1 Million Cups Fargo on Wednesday, February 20. The company has its roots in a law office—prior to…

Fargo-Moorhead’s Immigrant Development Center creates economic opportunities for new Americans

For more than 15 years, the Immigrant Development Center of Fargo-Moorhead (IDC) has been helping new Americans gain a foothold in the local business community. IDC Executive Director Fowzia Adde will present on the organization’s work at 1 Million Cups Fargo on Wednesday, February 13. Among the IDC’s major achievements is the International Market Plaza…

Redemption Road Ministries works to provide transitional housing to recovering addicts

Since 2014, Redemption Road Ministries has been helping local people struggling with drug addiction by addressing recovery, life skills, and transitional housing needs. Redemption Road founder and ministry director Pastor David Vernoy will speak at 1 Million Cups Fargo on Wednesday, February 13. Vernoy moved his family to Fargo a little over four years ago…

1 Million Cups

1 Million Cups is a free, national program designed to educate, engage, and connect entrepreneurs. Developed by the Kauffman Foundation in 2012, the program is based on the notion that meaningful connections are made over one million cups of coffee. 1 Million Cups is led by more than 500 volunteer organizers in 35+ states, one U.S. territory, and…

Drone Focus Monthly

This is the meet-up to talk all things unmanned with North Dakota’s leaders in the Unmanned Systems industry. The meet-up was started in 2015, and as North Dakota continues to establish itself as a hotbed for UAS activity, attendance has continued to expand. Each month features a different industry professional who gives a short presentation…

Drone Focus Conference

Drone Focus Conference is a gathering of professionals, enthusiasts, government officials and leaders in the unmanned systems industry. Drone Focus Conference serves as a platform for speakers and attendees alike to focus on the emerging trends and game changers in the unmanned systems industry. Drone Focus Conference believes in the potential of unmanned systems and the opportunities…

1 Million Thanks

An annual celebration that highlights the growth and success within the startup community and our region as a whole, and recognizes some of the changemakers that are moving the community forward.  SPEAKERS LIST BECKY NEWELL PRESIDENTLEVRIDGE Becky Newell is President of Levridge, a technology firm dedicated to building cloud-based, user-friendly business solutions for the agricultural…

Hackathon

Coders, designers, students and entrepreneurs alike! Grab your computer and your thinking caps and get ready for Hackathon 2019. In 24 hours you’ll take data and collaborate to create something that addresses behavioral or mental health. Then you’ll get to present your project to a panel of judges. Space is limited to 40 participants so…