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WeClean – Doing Good for Your Home and Community

About Jared and Amos Jared and Amos are the co-founders of WeClean, a modern home cleaning service. Amos got his start in entrepreneurship at the young age of 16 and has spent the last 25 years as a serial entrepreneur. Jared on the other hand cannot point to a singular moment that made him want…

MCMktg, LLC Offers Social Media Marketing Services to Female Business Owners

About Mary Cait Mary Cait is the founder and Social Media Strategist of MCMktg, LLC currently operating out of Moorhead, Minnesota. As a high schooler, Mary Cait took an interest in entrepreneurship, but thought she’d play a supporting role rather than the founder of her own business. To her surprise, graduating during a pandemic shifted…

Creating an Event Planning Business During a Pandemic

About Dani  Dani is the Founder and Chief Pun Officer at Quirky Event Planning. Quirky is based out of Fargo and serves the Minnesota and North Dakota area. After graduating from Concordia College in Moorhead, Dani entered the typical nine-to-five workforce. She knew from a young age she wanted to start her own business, she…

Arise! Communities Empowers Underrepresented Groups in the Tech Industry

About Theresa and Kirsten Theresa and Kirsten are the Co-Founders of Arise! Communities, a nonprofit organization offering a full spectrum of judgment-free technology education to diverse people groups. Kirsten attended college just down the road at Concordia College, while Theresa graduated from North Carolina Central University. Previously, these two women were a part of an…

Pursuit of Innovation Offers Tech Opportunities to Underserved Youth

About Nancy Nancy Mwirotsi is the Founder and Executive Director of Pursuit of Innovation (Pi515), operating out of Des Moines, Iowa. From an early age, Nancy was exposed to the entrepreneurial journey by her father, who found little ways to involve her in the process with tasks like counting money each night, which was accompanied…

Meet Tré – Emerging Digital Academy Student

Meet Tré Olson, one of the 11 students of the Conway Cohort at Emerging Digital Academy. Tré was born and raised in Fargo and has spent most of his life in the area. After graduating high school in 2017, he entered into college for computer engineering. A year and a half later, He made the…

Meet Milton – Emerging Digital Academy Student

Meet Milton Fernandez, one of the 11 students of the Conway Cohort at Emerging Digital Academy. Milton grew up just outside of Grand Forks in a small town called Crookston, MN. In May of 2020, he graduated from North Dakota State University with a degree in Computer Engineering and began his career in the field…

Emerging Prairie’s Guidelines for COVID-19

Dear Community,   Due to the current outbreak of COVID-19 (coronavirus), Emerging Prairie, the Prairie Den and the Emerging Digital Academy are taking precautions in order to halt the spread of the virus in our community. Our offices will be closed starting March 17th through the foreseeable future and employees will be working from home…
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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…
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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…