Month: May 2019

btqBOX brings boutique vendors and retailers together through wholesale subscription boxes

  Recently launched btqBOX offers a wholesale subscription box for boutique owners that brings the apparel market to their door. btqBOX founder Ciara Stockland will present at 1 Million Cups Fargo on Wednesday, May 22. Stockland has owned boutique stores herself, including MODE, which at one point had franchises in a number of cities. “After…

Storysquares’ interactive writing templates offer flexible solutions for a variety of writing situations

  Storysquares, an up-and-coming Montana-based startup, seeks to demystify writing in the classroom and the workplace with its interactive writing templates. Storysquares founder Jennifer Sheets will present at 1 Million Cups Fargo on Wednesday, May 22. Sheets is a creative writer with experience teaching undergraduate students, and she’s also worked in K-12 education as a…

Founders Drinks

Founders drinks is a space for founders to meet, network, and collaborate. Who’s eligible to attend? People who have started a product company People who have employees  People who have launched a project and are working on it full-time  Who’s not People who are just representing another brand (e.g. a broker for a big company)…

West Fargo principal developing Quiver app to track benefits of school house systems

Legacy Elementary School principal Jason Markusen is working to help schools “develop the whole child” through in-development app Quiver. Markusen will present at 1 Million Cups Fargo on Wednesday, May 15. Quiver streamlines and deepens the data management of houses, teams, and similar institutional structures within schools. House systems organize students into groups upon enrollment…

Smart Ag addresses seasonal labor shortages, other issues through automated equipment

Smart Ag is using automated harvest machinery to push agriculture forward. The company’s first products allow crop producers to automate their equipment using software. Paul Bruns, Western Region Business Director for Smart Ag, will present at 1 Million Cups Fargo on Wednesday, May 8. Smart Ag was founded in 2015 by CEO Colin Hurd. “Colin…

Tommy Kenville is a drone industry pioneer and innovator

Tommy Kenville, President of ISight RPV Services and co-founder of Midwest Drone Group and UAI International, has been a pioneer of the drone industry and a major force in making North Dakota one of the most drone-friendly states in the nation. Kenville will present at 1 Million Cups Fargo on Wednesday, May 8. Midwest Drone…