Emerging Prairie

Microsoft Commits to Partnering with Grand Farm

Emerging Prairie is excited to announce a partnership with Microsoft as our community works towards making Grand Farm a reality.  This creates a one of a kind partnership between farmers, businesses, government, and entrepreneurs. Microsoft is investing $1.5 million in the project and we will be bringing the talent of the company’s technologists and data…

Meet William, Our Grand Farm Program Manager

William Aderholdt is the newest addition to the Emerging Prairie team! William has joined our team as a Grand Farm Program Manager. In his new role, he will play a big part in the Grand Farm movement and support Emerging Prairie through grant writing. We’re thrilled that William is here and to get to know him…

Emerging Prairie Employment Opportunity: Business Operations Manager

Emerging Prairie is looking for a passionate, thoughtful teammate to fill the role of a Business Operations Manager in our organization. This is a new position within the organization that will play a key role in day-to-day operations, finance, HR, and team relations. We’re looking for someone who is driven to get things done, enjoys…

Emerging Prairie Employment Opportunity: Executive Assistant

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT Emerging Prairie is looking for a full-time Executive Assistant. This is a new position within the organization that will play a key role in organizational support, logistics, and execution for our leadership team and general administrative duties as assigned. We’re looking for someone who is driven to get things done, enjoys multitasking, and…

Emerging Prairie Employment Opportunity: Head of Ecosystem Development

HEAD OF ECOSYSTEM DEVELOPMENT Emerging Prairie is looking for a passionate, caring leader to serve as the head of our Ecosystem Development Team. Our mission is to connect and celebrate the entrepreneurial ecosystem with a vision of working towards the relentless pursuit of improving the human condition. The Head of Ecosystem Development will be responsible…

Emerging Prairie Employment Opportunity: Freelance Writer

FREELANCE WRITER Emerging Prairie is looking for freelance writers to help tell the story of our audience, events, programs, and partners. We are looking for writers to help with articles, press releases, content copy, event recap stories, and more. Writers would be expected to complete interviews, attend events, research data/facts, obtain imagery, and recommend keywords.…

Emerging Prairie Employment Opportunity: Event Support

EVENT SUPPORT Emerging Prairie is looking for event support to aid in the set-up, day-of, and teardown process on events. As a small organization, our staff works tirelessly to run our events and programs, but we simply do not have enough hands to get it all done! We are a 501c-3 so we rely on…

The Challey Institute’s New Amercian Entrepreneur Program Announces the 2019 Cohort

  The 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, an accelerator program that connects New American entrepreneurs to capital, community, and technology resources. This program seeks to increase the success of New American…

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai visits Fargo

Emerging Prairie is pleased to host the Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai for a roundtable at the Prairie Den today. The purpose of the conversation is for Chairman Pai to meet regional leaders making an impact and take time to explore pathways to connect rural America in the digital economy. This roundtable will allow…

Emerging Prairie Welcomes New Teammate: Bridget McManamon

Emerging Prairie is happy to announce that Bridget McManamon has joined the team! Bridget joins the Emerging Prairie team as a TEDxFargo Intern. She is currently attending Creighton University where she’s studying Political Science on the Pre Law track. Get to know Bridget a little more below!   Tell us a little bit about you.…