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Prairie Capital Summit is Closing the Gap Between Entrepreneurs and Investors

In North Dakota’s journey to close the gap between investors and entrepreneurs, Emerging Prairie hosted over 120 people from around the region at Prairie Capital Summit in Fargo, ND.  Prairie Capital Summit is an event that aims to intimately connect entrepreneurs, investors, resource partners and students to create a space to discuss capital and equity…
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Plug and Play Kicks Off New Office in Fargo, North Dakota Focused on Agtech

Plug and Play has announced its newest location in Fargo, North Dakota with a focus in agriculture technology. This office will launch with four Founding Partners: Bremer Bank, CHS, Microsoft Corp., and The OCP Group. Full operations are scheduled to kick off in late May.   “Being on the ground in North Dakota alongside our…

Emerging Prairie to host the 4th Annual Prairie Capital Summit

Access to capital and investors is one of the biggest issues entrepreneurs face in North Dakota, and Prairie Capital Summit aims to solve that problem. Prairie Capital Summit is an afternoon event taking place at Sanctuary Events Center on March 11th that will focus on bringing together investors, entrepreneurs, resource partners and students to connect…

Emerging Prairie Welcomes New Teammate: Blaine

Emerging Prairie is excited to welcome Blaine Booher to the Emerging Prairie Team. Blaine has taken on the role of Program Director for Emerging Digital Academy. In this poosition, Blaine will lead the Emerging Digital Academy team as we launch North Dakota’s only immersive coding bootcamp. Blaine Booher is a software engineer who has a…
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Downtown’s Prairie Den Plans Move to New Home

Prairie Den Success Generates Move to Black Building Diagram above shows the new layout for the Prairie Den location in the Black Building   The Prairie Den, a coworking and events space in downtown Fargo facilitated by Emerging Prairie, has outgrown the current space at 122 ½ North Broadway. As Emerging Prairie continues to connect…

Celebrate the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem at 1 Million Thanks

Emerging Prairie will host the fifth annual 1 Million Thanks at the Fargo Air Museum from 6:30 – 9:30 pm on January 30th. This is an evening dedicated to celebrating the forward momentum of the entrepreneurial ecosystem in our region. This event will be a time to connect with community members, reflect on the progress…

Emerging Prairie Welcomes New Teammate: Maranda

Emerging Prairie is pleased to share that Maranda Tasa has joined the EP team! Maranda has taken on the role of Business Operations Manager. In this position, Maranda will focus on building up the processes around financials, human resources and operations management at Emerging Prairie. Maranda has more than 10 years of experience  having vast…

Emerging Prairie Welcomes New Teammate: Blair

Another new teammate, Blair Petersen, has joined the Emerging Prairie Team.  Blair has taken on the role as Senior Executive Assistant. She will be assisting the Emerging Prairie’s executive team with planning, scheduling and day-to-day activities. Blair is from sunny Southern California and recently moved to Fargo to join hands with the team at Emerging…

Emerging Prairie Welcomes New Teammate: Andrew

Emerging Prairie is excited to share that Andrew Jason has joined the EP team! Andrew joins the team as the Director of the Ecosystem. In this position, Andrew will lead a team in strategizing, planning and hosting Emerging Prairie’s events and programming that directly impact our ecosystem. Andrew’s entire professional career has been born out…

Emerging Prairie Welcomes New Teammate: Lee

Emerging Prairie is happy to announce that Lee Schwartz has joined the team! Lee joins the Emerging Prairie team as the Director of Marketing for Grand Farm and Emerging Digital Academy. He will leading Emerging Prairie’s marketing efforts especially as it relates to elevating the Grand Farm Initiative and launching the Emerging Digital Academy. A…