Emerging Prairie

Catalyzing Emerging Prairie in 2018

Since 2013, Emerging Prairie has existed to connect and celebrate the entrepreneurial ecosystem of Fargo. Through organized events, conferences, and meet-ups, this mission has been accomplished with the support of the Fargo community. “Our Emerging Prairie team fully believes that the greatest way to make an impact in the world is to increase access to…

Emerging Prairie Welcomes New Teammate: Christopher Edgerley

Meet our newest teammate: Christopher Edgerley. He’s joining our team as an Experiential Design Fellow. Be sure to welcome Christopher when you see him around at 1 Million Cups Fargo and other Emerging Prairie events! Meet Christopher Nickname: Everyone calls me Chris, except in the rare cases that someone prefers to call me by Christopher (which…

Cultivate: A Purposeful Collision of Agriculture and Technology

Technology is rapidly changing the landscape of the agriculture industry. Because of this reality, Emerging Prairie hosted the first Cultivate Conference on emerging technologies affecting agriculture. “We named this conference ‘Cultivate’ because we see this event and space as an opportunity to plant seeds of cooperation and future innovation,” explained James Burgum (Arthur Ventures) as…

Emerging Prairie Welcomes New Teammate: Megan Jeromchek

Our Emerging Prairie team is on the grow! Meet our newest teammate: Megan Jeromchek. She’s joining our team as an Event Coordinator. She is an event specialist who spent the last 3 years working in the events industry in Denver. After graduating with a degree in Communication Studies from Minnesota State University Moorhead, she spent time living…

Emerging Prairie Welcomes New Intern: Martin Altenburg

Emerging Prairie is excited to welcome our third intern for the year, Martin! Learn more about Martin in his Q&A below and make sure to welcome him if you see him around! Meet Martin Nickname: Martin Hometown: Fargo, ND Currently a student at Stanford (just graduated from North High School) What has been the most influential technology innovation…

Emerging Prairie Welcomes New Intern: Emma McIntyre

Emerging Prairie is excited to welcome our second intern of 2017. Emma will be focusing her time on the TEDxFargo experience. Learn more about Emma in her Q&A below and make sure to welcome her if you see her around! Meet Emma Nickname: Emma Hometown: Fargo, ND Currently a student at University of Northern Colorado What…

Are you an FM College Student? You better check out Emerging Prairie

Written by: Austin Sandmeyer Someone recently asked me what my most insightful experience was while attending college at NDSU, and truthfully, the answer wasn’t that hard. It was my time spent getting to know the Fargo-Moorhead Community. From the amazing TedxFargo event that highlights local and regional inspirational thought leaders to Startup Days and 1 Million…

Emerging Prairie Welcomes New Teammate: Katie Worral

Our Emerging Prairie team is on the grow! Meet our newest teammate: Katie Worral. Katie joins the team in a new role: Communications Coordinator. As Fargo native, Katie brings her love of Fargo to the team and will be guiding Emerging Prairie’s communication to the community.  Katie graduated from NDSU with a degree in Public Relations and…

Welcome to Emerging Prairie Intern, Kirsten Stave!

Emerging Prairie is thrilled to welcome our first intern of 2017. Kirsten will be focusing her internship on the TEDxFargo experience and be learning more about building a startup community. Learn more about Kirsten in her Q&A below. Meet Kirsten Nickname: Just Kirsten! If you can think of a catchy way to shorten Kirsten, let…

Emerging Prairie welcomes new teammate: Jana Tronier

Community, we’ve got news! Emerging Prairie added a teammate in February: Jana Tronier (pronounce Tron-Yay!). Jana joins us in the role of Operations Administrator. She will make sure Emerging Prairie keeps running smoothly, taking on many operational duties including keeping our books in order, the day-to-day operations of the Prairie Den, and providing administrative support to the EP team and…