Danella Myers

Opportunity Zone Forum

The Greater Fargo Moorhead EDC, the Economic Innovation Group, Bremer Bank, Emerging Prairie and the organizers of TEDxFargo are thrilled to invite you to attend the Opportunity Zone Forum! At this forum, you’ll learn more about Opportunity Zones, a community development program that encourages long-term investments in low-income and urban communities nationwide. Hear from our keynote speaker, John Lettieri, President &…

1 Million Thanks

1 Million Thanks is an evening program dedicated to celebrating the incredible things that entrepreneurs do in our community. It’s a time to connect with old (and new!) friends, reflect on the amazing progress our community has seen over the past year. What to Expect at 1 Million Thanks Each year we have delicious appetizers,…

TEDxFargo

  The Beyond Series This series will include an array of small events with limited attendance throughout 2020. Our focus will be on redesigning our traditional full-day conference into events and programming that brings new ideas and adventures to the community. These smaller events will push us to pilot new concepts and fully embrace the…

Founders Retreat

November Founders Only Retreat is a chance to gather, celebrate and rejuvenate. The retreat will allow you to take time to relax in an unplugged environment, build connections with other founders, and allow you to reset your thinking. The retreat kicks off on Wednesday with an evening gathering and concludes on Friday morning. Throughout these…

Emerging Prairie Announces Annual Award Winners for 2018

Emerging Prairie is excited to announce the recipients of their annual awards! Each year, Emerging Prairie and a selection committee identify individuals and organizations that made a significant impact in the startup community and contributed to a thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem over the past year.  This year’s award recipients are: Rookie of the Year Award—Sadiyo Hassan This…

Prairie Capital Summit

September Access to capital and investors is one of the biggest issues facing entrepreneurs in North Dakota. We recognized this and created Prairie Capital Summit as a way to intimately connect entrepreneurs, investors and resource partners in order to create a space for discussions around capital to happen. This event is also designed to create…

Emerging Prairie Receives Nationally-Competitive Grant, Plans ‘Entrepreneur Day at the State Capitol’

Emerging Prairie has received a $15,000 grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation for an initiative that will help create access for entrepreneurs to connect with state policymakers. The grant is the result of Emerging Prairie winning a pitch competition in which the organization proposed organizing ‘Entrepreneur Day at the State Capitol,’ where entrepreneurs from…

Emerging Prairie Welcomes New Teammate: Jeanna Yaggie

Emerging Prairie is excited to introduce another new teammate, Jeanna Yaggie. Jeanna joins the team as Program Coordinator and will be working on 1 Million Cups, founders programming and more. Be sure to say hello and welcome her when you see her out and about in the community! Get to know a little bit about…

Emerging Prairie Welcomes New Teammate: Emma McIntyre

Meet yet another one of Emerging Prairie’s new teammates, Emma McIntyre. Emma joins the team as Project Coordinator, with one of her main projects being TEDxFargo. She has been an intern on the events team with Emerging Prairie for the past two summers and has played a major role in TEDxFargo! Emma currently works remotely…

Emerging Prairie Welcomes New Teammate: Stephanie Cossette

Emerging Prairie is excited to welcome another new teammate, Stephanie Cossette. Stephanie joins the team as Events Coordinator, and will play a key role in helping make Emerging Prairie events and programs extraordinary. You’ll be able to see Stephanie at 1 Million Cups Fargo as well as most of Emerging Prairie’s other events so be…