Month: January 2020

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Downtown’s Prairie Den Plans Move to New Home

Prairie Den Success Generates Move to Black Building Diagram above shows the new layout for the Prairie Den location in the Black Building   The Prairie Den, a coworking and events space in downtown Fargo facilitated by Emerging Prairie, has outgrown the current space at 122 ½ North Broadway. As Emerging Prairie continues to connect…
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Others Highlights the Importance of Slow Fashion

Laura Peinovich, founder of Others, plans to highlight the collective power of communities to create lasting and impactful change at 1 Million Cups Fargo Fashion Day on February 5 from 9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. 1 Million Cups is partnering with Fargo Fashion Week in hopes to elevate the fashion industry!   About Laura Laura…
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Finding a Second Home at Mainstream Boutique of Fargo

Gunel Huseynova, owner of Mainstream Boutique of Fargo, plans to highlight her personal story that lead her to ownership of the boutique at 1 Million Cups Fargo Fashion Day on February 5 from 9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. 1 Million Cups is partnering with Fargo Fashion Week in hopes to elevate the fashion industry!  …

An Engaged Community Requires an Engaged Voice – Local Journalism Thrives Thanks to Forum Communications

Many in the region may confuse Forum Communications as a conglomerate, but the news source for thousands of readers in the midwest is just as much a small town business as the boutiques and restaurants that line downtown Fargo’s Broadway thoroughfare. The media organization, which counts Fargo-based The Forum, ABC affiliate, WDAY, and Forum Printing…

North Dakota’s Leading Startup Has Found Success by Hiring Locally

As founders of a marketing agency, Garrett Moon and Justin Walsh were using content marketing tactics such as blogging and social media to promote their services. That’s when they discovered a big problem with the disconnected marketing processes the entire marketing industry was dealing with. Now, the reigning most-successful start-up in North Dakota employs industry…

Bushel Invests in the Future by Cultivating a Promising Culture and Serving Resilient Customers

In December 2019, Bushel, an independently-owned software company headquartered in Fargo, North Dakota, announced the closing of its $19.5 million Series B investment. The investment brings the total capital raised by the company to over $28 million since 2015.   Throughout the several iterations of the company, Bushel’s commitment has remained to provide the best…

Cheering For the One Behind

Cheering for the one Behind Monique Lamoureux-Morando and Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson, of The Monique and Jocelyne Lamoureux-Foundation, will be highlighting the importance of making a difference at 1 Million Cups Fargo on January 22. Join them at the Sanctuary Events Center at 9:15 a.m.    Meet Monique and Jocelyne  Monique Lamoureux-Morando and Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson, founders of…

Celebrate the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem at 1 Million Thanks

Emerging Prairie will host the fifth annual 1 Million Thanks at the Fargo Air Museum from 6:30 – 9:30 pm on January 30th. This is an evening dedicated to celebrating the forward momentum of the entrepreneurial ecosystem in our region. This event will be a time to connect with community members, reflect on the progress…

Emerging Prairie Welcomes New Teammate: Maranda

Emerging Prairie is pleased to share that Maranda Tasa has joined the EP team! Maranda has taken on the role of Business Operations Manager. In this position, Maranda will focus on building up the processes around financials, human resources and operations management at Emerging Prairie. Maranda has more than 10 years of experience  having vast…

Emerging Prairie Welcomes New Teammate: Andrew

Emerging Prairie is excited to share that Andrew Jason has joined the EP team! Andrew joins the team as the Director of the Ecosystem. In this position, Andrew will lead a team in strategizing, planning and hosting Emerging Prairie’s events and programming that directly impact our ecosystem. Andrew’s entire professional career has been born out…