Austin Gerth

Creedence Energy Services provides chemical solutions to oil well issues

Creedence Energy Services cures what ails oil wells. The company produces chemical solutions that clean pipes and equipment involved in oil harvesting and production, ensuring a longer life span. Creedence Energy Services co-founder and President Kevin Black will present at 1 Million Cups Fargo on Wednesday, March 20. He explained oil wells deteriorate like the…

Mineral Tracker gives mineral rights owners a more nuanced understanding of mineral compensation

Two petroleum engineers are helping mineral owners in North Dakota and beyond navigate the complicated world of mineral compensation with their app, Mineral Tracker. Joel Brown and Jeff Kummer are co-founders of Mineral Tracker, as well as McKenzie Minerals Management, a company providing guidance on various aspects of mineral ownership. The companies apply knowledge the…

Dhiraj Sharan is making IT and security data more accessible with Query.AI

Query.AI is streamlining IT and security data management through its cloud-based virtual analyst application. Founder Dhiraj Sharan will present at 1 Million Cups Fargo on Wednesday, March 13. Query.AI’s product starts from the premise that many organizations collect data on IT and security issues, but they aren’t able to proactively use that data. “Generally organizations…

WEX Inc. offers payment solutions to the fleet, travel, and healthcare industries

Over more than two decades, WEX, Inc. has bridged the transition into a digital world economy, starting as fleet card provider and growing into a payment solutions provider across multiple industries, including fleet and healthcare. WEX’s Health President Jeff Young will speak at 1 Million Cups Fargo on Wednesday, March 6. Young joined WEX in…

Sabanto is taking a robo-tractor on the road to plant 10,000 acres this spring

With new company Sabanto, 640 labs co-founder Craig Rupp is hoping to plant 10,000 acres of farmland with soybeans this summer and fall—using automated equipment. The company is the brainchild of Rupp and Kyler Laird, a southern Indiana farmer who began automating his farming equipment on his own a few years ago. Rupp, Sabanto’s CEO,…

David Batcheller of Appareo Systems returns to 1 Million Cups Fargo

1 Million Cups Fargo’s first ever speaker is making a return to the entrepreneurial meet-up’s stage. David Batcheller, President and CEO of Appareo Systems, will speak at 1 Million Cups Fargo on Wednesday, February 27. Appareo Systems is a Fargo-based developer of commercial and industrial hardware and software, including products for aviation, agriculture and other…

Monicat Data offers creative data solutions for creatives

Creativity is, by its nature, kind of a slippery thing—it does not wish to be quantified. As a result, creatives and creative teams face unique challenges when it comes to quantifying the results of their work and managing data around it. Monicat Data, a young Twin Cities company, seeks to bring data management and technological…

Starting Eleven is the world’s first live daily fantasy platform for soccer

Starting Eleven is revolutionizing fantasy soccer for fans around the world with its live daily platform, which they boast of as the world’s first for the sport. Starting Eleven CEO and co-founder Teague Orgeman will present at 1 Million Cups Fargo on Wednesday, February 20. The company has its roots in a law office—prior to…

Fargo-Moorhead’s Immigrant Development Center creates economic opportunities for new Americans

For more than 15 years, the Immigrant Development Center of Fargo-Moorhead (IDC) has been helping new Americans gain a foothold in the local business community. IDC Executive Director Fowzia Adde will present on the organization’s work at 1 Million Cups Fargo on Wednesday, February 13. Among the IDC’s major achievements is the International Market Plaza…

Redemption Road Ministries works to provide transitional housing to recovering addicts

Since 2014, Redemption Road Ministries has been helping local people struggling with drug addiction by addressing recovery, life skills, and transitional housing needs. Redemption Road founder and ministry director Pastor David Vernoy will speak at 1 Million Cups Fargo on Wednesday, February 13. Vernoy moved his family to Fargo a little over four years ago…