Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

StartupBREW: Local, Fresh, and Sustainable Produce in the FM Area

About Jared Jared Winmill is co-founder and head of production and sales at Seed & Spore. Jared grew up in Fargo. From the beginning, Jared knew Fargo was an amazing…

StartupBREW: Helping Immigrants Establish Their Own Farm

About Verna Verna Kragnes is founder of New Roots Farm Incubator Cooperative. She is also a Farmer at Prairie Rose Farm, and Research & Innovation Director at Prairie Rose Agricultural Institute for…

StartupBREW: Unleashing the Power of Genomics for the Better

About Jérôme Jérôme Boissonneault-Laroche is co-founder and Vice President of Business Development at AYOS Diagnostic. Jérôme grew up in a small town in the province of Québec, Canada. The best…

StartupBREW: Synthesizing the Stock Market

About Ramsey Ramsey Shaffer is co-founder of Babbl.dev. He grew up in Faribault, MN and attended college at the University of Minnesota, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in…

StartupBREW: Non-Traditional Financing for Homes

About Adam Adam Zach is co-founder of Home Equity Partner. He grew up in Dickinson, ND and graduated from UND with a civil engineering degree. Five years ago, Adam decided…

StartupBREW: Promoting Intersectionality in the FM Area 

About Fred Frederick Edwards Jr. is the founder of Fred’s Dissonance. Fred received his undergraduate degree from North Dakota State University. He recently graduated with his master’s degree in Educational…

StartupBREW: Recycling Tech for Good

About Amy Amy Longtin is the CEO and founder of Tech4Kids. Amy was born and raised in Enderlin, ND. She states, “it is a great small town southwest of Fargo…

StartupBREW: Corporate Training Platform Brings Simplicity to Businesses

About Clever Clever Mukori is the founder and CEO of Learn or Teach. Clever grew up in Zimbabwe and came to the Fargo-Moorhead area to attend college. While going to…

StartupBREW: Building a Brand Through Videography

About Jay Jay Evans is CEO and Owner of Off Color Media. Jay knew right from the start that he did not want an ordinary career. Instead, Jay wanted to…

Finding Help Through Horses

Erika Berg is an Associate Professor of Animal Science and NDSU Bison Strides Program Director. She attended Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN where she earned a bachelor and masters degrees…