Andrew Parsons

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…

Fargo’s Genesis Feed Technologies chosen for North Dakota’s LIFT funding

FARGO, ND — Genesis Feed Technologies (GFT), a Fargo-based AgTech company, is proud to announce they are recipients of North Dakota’s new Innovation Technology Loan Fund (LIFT).     The funding, in the amount of $300,000, will support GFT as they continue to build their software platform and expand their services around the world. Already,…

Meet Levi – Emerging Digital Academy Student

Meet Levi, one of 13 students in the first cohort at Emerging Digital Academy (EDA).    Levi grew up in Morrisville, Vermont and took about a years worth of college courses before moving to Fargo in 2018. He went to NDSU for another year, but decided the experience wasn’t really for him, and moved on…

Meet Jake – Emerging Digital Academy Student

Meet Jake, one of 13 students in the first cohort at Emerging Digital Academy (EDA).    Jake first moved to Fargo during college to receive his associate’s degree in Graphic Design from MSTATE. He became increasingly interested in web design and entrepreneurship, and has been attending Startup Weekend for several years now, even winning first…

Meet Chris – Emerging Digital Academy Student

Meet Chris, one of 13 students in the first cohort at Emerging Digital Academy (EDA).   Chris grew up right here in Fargo, North Dakota, and has always considered it his home. He loves the simplicity that the Fargo-Moorhead community brings, and wants to begin his career here as well. He graduated with a GED,…

Meet Ian – Emerging Digital Academy Student

  Meet Ian, one of 13 students in the first cohort at Emerging Digital Academy (EDA).    Born and raised in the Fargo-Moorhead area, Ian has lived here all his life and has a fondness for the Red River Valley. Watching movies, reading, and playing video games are just a few of his passions. He’s…

Meet Kent – Emerging Digital Academy Student

Meet Kent, one of 13 students in the first cohort at Emerging Digital Academy (EDA).   Kent was born in Grand Forks, North Dakota and grew up as an Army kid since his mother was enlisted at the time. In turn, he spent some time when he was older in the North Dakota Army National…

Meet Bailey

  Meet Bailey, one of 13 students in the first cohort at Emerging Digital Academy.    She grew up right here in Fargo, and graduated from high school in 2017. After graduating, she decided to get her real estate license. She was able to practice for a year before she realized that it wasn’t the…

Emerging Prairie and gener8tor Announce Emergency Response Program

Emerging Prairie, in partnership with gener8tor announced today a new initiative supporting North Dakota small businesses affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. Under the North Dakota Emergency Response Program, small businesses, startups, freelancers and nonprofits will have access to a free, week-long webinar series designed to identify and leverage critical resources in order to weather this…

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…