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Fargo-Moorhead Internships 2020

Internships are an incredible way for students to gain experience in an industry and immerse themselves in our Fargo-Moorhead community. Here at Emerging Prairie, we’ve compiled a list of local internships available in 2020 that students might be interested in. Check them out below!   Interns should also check out Emerging Prairie’s Intern Experience, an…

Prairie Den Guidelines for the COVID-19 Outbreak

Due to the current outbreak of COVID-19, Emerging Prairie and the Prairie Den are taking precautions in order to halt the spread of the virus in our community. These guidelines are set forth in the best interest of our members and community in mind.   Prairie Den Starting immediately, the Den will be member-only and…

Lunch & Learn

The Lunch & Learns program is a monthly, educational program that focuses on introducing and exploring topics beneficial to startups, entrepreneurs, non-profits, and creatives. They are hosted in the Prairie Den by the Emerging Prairie team, and content is driven by an expert in that field.  Due to the recent circumstances – lunch and learns…

Accelerated Growth Loan assists with tech industry expansion

During its stakeholder meetings held in 2018, Bank of North Dakota (BND) identified a need for technology industry financing. Technology businesses have a unique set of challenges because their capital is primarily human capital, therefore traditional financing options aren’t available. The Accelerated Growth Loan is already impacting the tech industry in North Dakota as demonstrated…

What’s Your Big Idea?

NDSU’s entrepreneurship hub, The Nice Center, invites aspiring entrepreneurs to launch their idea   START SOMETHING    If you find yourself teetering on the brink of an entrepreneurial endeavor, but could benefit from a supportive nudge in the right direction, we’ve got a resource for you.    The entrepreneurship hub at North Dakota State University,…

1 Million Cups Fargo Day-Care Supply Drive

In the spirit of Women’s Entrepreneurship Week, the 1 Million Cups Fargo community will be holding a Daycare Supply Drive for local 24-hour childcare center Mama-Dee Care. You can join us for the supply drive at 1 Million Cups Fargo on 10/23 at the Stage at Island Park (333 4th St. S, Fargo, ND 58103)…

Fargo Hackathon Brings Mental Health and Technology Together

The 2019 Fargo Hackathon brought together professionals, students, and everyone in between to the Prairie Den on October 5th and 6th to create something special. In just 24 hours, 7 teams of developers, designers and data scientists spent the weekend digging into data sets to create a technology-based solution to help solve an issue surrounding…

The Challey Institute’s New American Entrepreneur Program

TThe Challey Institute for Global Innovation & Growth and Emerging Prairie are proud to announce the 10 companies that will make up the 2019 Challey Institute’s New American Entrepreneur Program. This accelerator program connects New American entrepreneurs to capital, community, and technology resources. The program seeks to increase the success of New American entrepreneurs and…

Founders Drinks

Founders Drinks is a space for founders to meet, network, learn from each other and collaborate. A gathering of founders, community builders, and industry experts to discuss the challenges of being a founder in our region.  Who’s eligible to attend? People who have started a company and/or business People who are working by themselves, those…

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…