Event

The Challey Institute’s New American Entrepreneur Program

The Challey Institute for Global Innovation & Growth (Challey Institute) is proud to announce the creation of the Challey Institute’s New American Entrepreneur program starting in the Fall of 2019. This program seeks to increase the success rate of New American Entrepreneurs and accelerate their growth in the Fargo-Moorhead area. The pilot session will support…

Opportunity Zone Forum

The Greater Fargo Moorhead EDC, the Economic Innovation Group, Bremer Bank, Emerging Prairie and the organizers of TEDxFargo are thrilled to invite you to attend the Opportunity Zone Forum! At this forum, you’ll learn more about Opportunity Zones, a community development program that encourages long-term investments in low-income and urban communities nationwide. Hear from our keynote speaker, John Lettieri, President &…

Founders Drinks

Founders drinks is a space for founders to meet, network, and collaborate. Who’s eligible to attend? People who have started a product company People who have employees  People who have launched a project and are working on it full-time  Who’s not People who are just representing another brand (e.g. a broker for a big company)…

1 Million Cups

1 Million Cups is a free, national program designed to educate, engage, and connect entrepreneurs. Developed by the Kauffman Foundation in 2012, the program is based on the notion that meaningful connections are made over one million cups of coffee. 1 Million Cups is led by more than 500 volunteer organizers in 35+ states, one U.S. territory, and…

Drone Focus Monthly

This is the meet-up to talk all things unmanned with North Dakota’s leaders in the Unmanned Systems industry. The meet-up was started in 2015, and as North Dakota continues to establish itself as a hotbed for UAS activity, attendance has continued to expand. Each month features a different industry professional who gives a short presentation…

Drone Focus Conference

Drone Focus Conference is a gathering of professionals, enthusiasts, government officials and leaders in the unmanned systems industry. Drone Focus Conference serves as a platform for speakers and attendees alike to focus on the emerging trends and game changers in the unmanned systems industry. Drone Focus Conference believes in the potential of unmanned systems and the opportunities…

1 Million Thanks

An annual celebration that highlights the growth and success within the startup community and our region as a whole, and recognizes some of the changemakers that are moving the community forward.  SPEAKERS LIST BECKY NEWELL PRESIDENTLEVRIDGE Becky Newell is President of Levridge, a technology firm dedicated to building cloud-based, user-friendly business solutions for the agricultural…

Hackathon

Coders, designers, students and entrepreneurs alike! Grab your computer and your thinking caps and get ready for Hackathon 2019. In 24 hours you’ll take data and collaborate to create something that addresses behavioral or mental health. Then you’ll get to present your project to a panel of judges. Space is limited to 40 participants so…

TEDxFargo

TEDxFargo is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. Our community’s event is called TEDxFargo, where x=independently organized TED event. TEDxFargo 2019 is the final year of a trilogy that began in 2017. This trilogy was designed to be completed with the 10th TEDxFargo event, which takes…

Intern Experience

The Intern Experience Program is an 8-week program open to all Fargo-Moorhead area interns that is designed to unite interns while developing skills for their personal and professional lives. The program’s objectives are centered on three areas: personal development, professional development and community building. Personal Development topics: Student Loan Debt Diversity Equity & Inclusion Procrastination Assertiveness…