Jake Joraanstad

What the latest Internet Neutrality proposal means for startups

On Wednesday, the latest Internet Neutrality proposal from the Federal Communication Commission‘s Chairman Tom Wheeler was released on Wired.com. It states some of the strongest open-Internet protection ever proposed. Wheeler’s Internet Neutrality proposal is a positive step for supporters of Net Neutrality and has a big impact on the future of the open Internet as…

MELD Workshop launches makerspace in Fargo!

MELD Workshop has just opened the first full scale makerspace in Fargo! John Schneider, founder of MELD Workshop, which stands for “Make, Educate, Learn, Do”, began pursuing his passion for making things following an incredible experience he had at Startup Weekend Fargo.  The goal of Startup Weekend is to inspire others to do more, create things,…

Digital Homesteading podcast launches in Sioux Falls

A new podcast based out of Sioux Falls, South Dakota and focusing on “digital homesteading” has been launched by a Sioux Falls entrepreneur.  The Digital Homesteading Podcast focuses on rural communities and their entrepreneurial growth.  Producer and host Scott Meyer wants to help rural entrepreneurs “learn how to build the businesses and communities you want to…

Technological inspiration at Google IO

Fargo’s Myriad Devices and its CEO, Jake Joraanstad, are presently in attendance at Google’s “I/O” conference in San Francisco, California.  We asked Joraanstad to offer his thoughts so far on the conference and what it means to have a North Dakota company represented there.   Inspiration is an important word. Inspiration, along with insight, is…