Month: February 2020

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Mary Grove and Investing in the Midwest

“It’s about quality of life, paying attention to the growing business ecosystem, and to our communities.” Mary Grove, partner at Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund, has found a home in the Midwest that is thriving and equipped to compete with the coasts. Since relocating to Minneapolis from the Bay Area, the Stanford University…

A New Collaborative Program That Identifies and Removes Barriers for New Americans

Hukun Dabar, Executive Director of Afro American Development Association, will be highlighting the challenges faced by immigrants while integrating into the American society at 1 Million Cups Fargo on February 26. 1 Million Cups is located at NDSU’s Barry Hall on the Mezzanine level.   About Hukun Hukun Dabar, one of the founders of Afro…
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Filling the Projected Gap Between Workforce Demand and Supply

Abdishakur Mohamed, founder of Soma Employment Solutions, will be highlighting how Soma Employment Solutions is an effort to fill the projected gap between workforce demand and supply at 1 Million Cups Fargo on February 26. This 1 Million Cups is themed New American Workforce Day. There will be two organizations presenting that help place new…

Emerging Prairie to host the 4th Annual Prairie Capital Summit

Access to capital and investors is one of the biggest issues entrepreneurs face in North Dakota, and Prairie Capital Summit aims to solve that problem. Prairie Capital Summit is an afternoon event taking place at Sanctuary Events Center on March 11th that will focus on bringing together investors, entrepreneurs, resource partners and students to connect…

An Emerging Trend Creates a Great Opportunity

Veronica Michael, CEO and Director of Sales at Prairie Products, will be presenting at 1 Million Cups Fargo on February 19. She plans to discuss who their company is and what they do! 1 Million Cups takes place from 9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. and takes place in NDSU’s Barry Hall on the Mezzanine level.…

Sanford Health Supports Innovation with TytoCare Partnership

North Dakota continues to be a place leading with innovation thanks to forward-thinking companies and communities embracing growth. With Sanford Health’s recently-announced partnership with TytoCare, convenient health care can now call the prairie home.   Telehealth has a new look in the form of TytoCare, the health care industry’s first all-in-one modular device and telehealth…

Planned Open Space Draws Destination Dining Into Downtown Fargo

As the center of growth in Fargo, North Dakota, the downtown sector has seen abundant change throughout the past few years. From new buildings popping up in former surface parking lots to breathing new life in historic structures that have lined Broadway for decades, a collective mindset of growth has played a major role in…
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NorthStar Biotechnologies Services a Rapidly Expanding Field

Wes Sanda, President and CEO of NorthStar Biotechnologies plans to highlight “That it’s us against the world” and how it isn’t a battle mindset at 1 Million Cups Fargo on February 19. 1 Million Cups takes place from 9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. and its usual location has changed to NDSU Richard H. Barry Hall…

Creating Kindness with Repurposed Flowers

Kelly Krenzel, founder and executive director of Hope Blooms plans to highlight the importance of a simple act of kindness and how it can create a lasting impact at Giving Hearts Day at 1 Million Cups Fargo on February 12th from 9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Please note that 1 Million Cups has changed its…
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Providing Hope and Love After Loss

Jen Burgard and Kayla Sorum, co-founders of Hopeful Heart Project, plan to highlight the work they are doing at Giving Hearts Day at 1 Million Cups Fargo on February 12th from 9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Please note that 1 Million Cups has changed its usual location to NDSU Barry Hall in the Mezzanine level.…