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Land Access Requests Reinvented

About Levi Levi Otis is the Co-Founder of QR Posts, a land management web application that helps farmers manage their hunting and other land access requests. Levi attended Lake Region State College and North Dakota State University (NDSU). He’s always been intrigued by entrepreneurship; it just took the right idea for him to fully submerge…

A Light in the Community

About Debbi Debbi Osowski is the Founder, owner, and maker of Do Good Adventures, a soy candle company based out of Fargo. Debbi attended the University of North Dakota (UND), where she pursued a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree in counseling and education. Candle-making became a side business for Debbi, but after her company began…

Pops & Bejou Games: The Power of a Game

About the Team What’s a game without a team? Pops & Bejou Games is a board game company created by four gamers with a passion for bringing individuals together. The group consists of Jake Sells, the Chief Marketing Officer; Jenna Radtke, the Chief Operating Officer; Danny Kvale, Art Director; and Austin Foss, the Chief Executive…

Growing up With Growers

About Chase and His Life as a Grower Chase Nelson is a third-generation farmer on his family’s property right outside of Arthur, North Dakota, where they grow corn, soybeans, wheat, and Aronia berries. This year they have begun to dabble with growing alfalfa as well. Chase is a Concordia College graduate, one who tested his…

A Delicious Twist is Coming to StartupBREW

About Renae Renae Mitchell is the owner of her company, Juice Box. “After I had kids, I knew that I wanted to build a career that would fit with my lifestyle vs. the other way around. I grew up with entrepreneurial parents, so starting a business is something that I’ve enjoyed since I was a…

Jocelyne + Monique Lamoureux: Dare to Make History

About Monique and Jocelyne Lamoureux Along with her twin sister Monique, Jocelyne is a former American ice hockey player, author, and Co-Founder of the Lamoureux Foundation. The Lamoureux Foundation is a foundation that aims to provide support to children to help them reach their fullest potential in their educational and extracurricular programs. Jocelyne and Monique…

Limitless With Able Games

About Connor McGovern Connor McGovern is a Fargo native and NFL center for the New York Jets; however, football is not his only passion. Connor is the spokesperson for Able Games, the region’s first all-inclusive functional fitness test. Connor attended the University of Missouri, where he pursued football and his undergrad. Connor is passionate about…

National Sports Champions Headline StartupBREW Fargo June 30th

Fargo N.D. – Emerging Prairie announces a special edition of StartupBREW Fargo on Wednesday, June 30th from 8:30 to 9:15 am at Fargo’s Broadway Square. This event will feature Connor McGovern with Able Games; and Monique and Jocelyne Lamoureux who will be speaking about their book, Dare to Make History.    StartupBREW Fargo is a…

North Dakota’s Only Coding Bootcamp, Emerging Digital Academy, Begins In-Person Classes

Fargo, ND – Emerging Digital Academy (EDA) will begin in-person instruction, starting on August 9th, for the first time since its launch in April 2020. This change comes from the decline of COVID-19 cases in the state of North Dakota, as well as the relaxation of official restrictions on gatherings and the expiration of mask…

Emerging Prairie Welcomes New Teammate: Hali

Emerging Prairie is excited to welcome Hali to the team! She joins us as an Event Coordinator, where she’ll work to perfect the logistical aspects of our many events and programs. Hali is an Oakes, North Dakota native who loves the fine details of event planning. She loves the Fargo vibe – not too big,…