Month: August 2020

Emerging Prairie Welcomes New Teammate: Ruchi

Emerging Prairie is excited to welcome Ruchi Joshi Bhardwaj to the Emerging Prairie Team. Ruchi is taking on the part-time position of Grand Fram Project Coordinator. She’ll be helping build out the Grand Farm strategy, especially as it relates to grant strategy. Ruchi hails from India and is currently a PhD candidate at North Dakota…

Grand Farm Initiative Creates Board of Directors

Emerging Prairie, whose mission is to connect and celebrate the region’s entrepreneurial ecosystem, has created a Board of Directors for the Grand Farm Initiative. The three Board members that will help lead this exciting, innovative venture are:   Mike Derheim – Board Chair Derheim is a lifelong entrepreneur (starting his first company at the age…

Helping Brands and Consumers Discover one Another

Brianne Osowski, founder and CEO of Tailorie, will be speaking at 1 Million Cups on August 19th at the Scherling Tennis Court Complex at Island Park from 9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. If you need any assistance in finding the location, please feel free to reach out to us!   About Brianne Brianne Osowski, founder…

Creating Smarter Communities by Connecting Technology and People

Brian Larry, CEO of ConnectLabs, will be highlighting how smart devices can help us thrive instead of just survive during these times at 1 Million Cups. His talk will take place on August 12th outside at the Scherling Tennis Court Complex in Island Park from 9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. If you need directions or…