Month: March 2019

Emerging Prairie Welcomes New Teammate: Dani Haekenkamp

Emerging Prairie is excited to introduce a new teammate, Dani Haekenkamp! Dani joins the team as our new Event Coordinator, where she will play a key role in event planning, event logistics, and event execution. Make sure you say hi and welcome her if you see her around town! Get to know Dani a little…

26 Letters offers a data-driven approach to inclusion and diversity in workplaces and organizations

A Twin Cities-based company is helping employers and organizations foster inclusion and diversity. 26 Letters uses a multi-faceted approach including a text-based resource for employees, inclusion-oriented assessments, and educational content to build awareness of and engagement on diversity in workplaces and other spaces where teams work. Founder Caroline Karanja is presenting at 1 Million Cups…

Genesis Feed Technologies bridging the gap between U.S. producers and overseas markets with changes to their platform

Connecting grain farmers with suppliers and animal producers is the growing conversation about the needs and goals of everybody in the supply chain. Within that supply chain, there are several data points regarding quality control and consistency that are not always available in one place when it comes to soybeans and soybean meal. Genesis Feed…

Take 12 takes aim at parental leave challenges

Take 12, a Twin Cities-based maternity leave registry platform, is striving to reshape the landscape of parental leave. Marguerite Scott, Take 12’s founder and president, will present at 1 Million Cups Fargo on Wednesday, March 27. While the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) of 1993 guarantees some employees 12 weeks of maternity or paternity…

Entrepreneur Day at the State Capitol Recap

Emerging Prairie hosted the first-ever Entrepreneur Day at the State Capitol (EDSC) on January 21, 2019, in partnership with the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Bank of North Dakota and the North Dakota Department of Commerce. The vision for the event was to have a day where doers and thinkers from across the state could travel…

Emerging Prairie Welcomes New Teammate: Nancy Ngo

Emerging Prairie is excited to introduce a new teammate, Nancy Ngo! Nancy joins our team as the Student Ambassador, focusing on recruitment and student engagement at NDSU and other universities in the region. Be sure to say hello and welcome her when you see her out and about in Fargo and at our events! Get…

Emerging Prairie Welcomes New Teammate: Andrew Parsons

Emerging Prairie is excited to introduce a new teammate, Andrew Parsons! Andrew joins the team as our Digital Marketing Coordinator after having been an intern for a few months. He will have a heavy focus on social media and digital content creation. Be sure to say hello and welcome him when you see him out…

Creedence Energy Services provides chemical solutions to oil well issues

Creedence Energy Services cures what ails oil wells. The company produces chemical solutions that clean pipes and equipment involved in oil harvesting and production, ensuring a longer life span. Creedence Energy Services co-founder and President Kevin Black will present at 1 Million Cups Fargo on Wednesday, March 20. He explained oil wells deteriorate like the…

Mineral Tracker gives mineral rights owners a more nuanced understanding of mineral compensation

Two petroleum engineers are helping mineral owners in North Dakota and beyond navigate the complicated world of mineral compensation with their app, Mineral Tracker. Joel Brown and Jeff Kummer are co-founders of Mineral Tracker, as well as McKenzie Minerals Management, a company providing guidance on various aspects of mineral ownership. The companies apply knowledge the…

Dhiraj Sharan is making IT and security data more accessible with Query.AI

Query.AI is streamlining IT and security data management through its cloud-based virtual analyst application. Founder Dhiraj Sharan will present at 1 Million Cups Fargo on Wednesday, March 13. Query.AI’s product starts from the premise that many organizations collect data on IT and security issues, but they aren’t able to proactively use that data. “Generally organizations…