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Founders That… Program

Emerging Prairie was built on the idea that, to succeed, entrepreneurs need other entrepreneurs. We’re going back to our roots by starting our newest program for founders, Founders That. This meetup is meant to connect founders to each other through casual weekly activities to build relationships. Why Founders That?  As an entrepreneur, no one understands…

Autonomous Nation

Autonomous Nation Conference is a full-day conference focusing on the autonomous industry and how it relates to these key sectors – energy, agriculture, urban air mobility, and unmanned systems. City employees, policymakers, and industry leaders will converge to share and discuss innovations, autonomy, and technology.    Autonomy is no longer a dream, but a reality.…

Lunch & Learn

The Lunch & Learns program is a monthly, educational program that focuses on introducing and exploring topics beneficial to startups, entrepreneurs, non-profits, and creatives. They are hosted in the Prairie Den by the Emerging Prairie team, and content is driven by an expert in that field.  Due to the recent circumstances – our Lunch and…

The Challey Institute’s New American Entrepreneur Program

TThe Challey Institute for Global Innovation & Growth and Emerging Prairie are proud to announce the 10 companies that will make up the 2019 Challey Institute’s New American Entrepreneur Program. This accelerator program connects New American entrepreneurs to capital, community, and technology resources. The program seeks to increase the success of New American entrepreneurs and…

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, learn from each other and collaborate. A gathering of founders, community builders, and industry experts to discuss the challenges of being a founder in our region.  Who’s eligible to attend? People who have started a company and/or business People who are working by themselves, those…

1 Million Cups Fargo

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…

1 Million Thanks

1 Million Thanks is an evening program dedicated to celebrating the incredible things that entrepreneurs do in our community. It’s a time to connect with old (and new!) friends, reflect on the amazing progress our community has seen over the past year. What to Expect at 1 Million Thanks Each year we have delicious appetizers,…

Hackathon

Coders, designers, students and entrepreneurs alike! Grab your computer and your thinking caps and sign up for Hackathon. In 24 hours you’ll take data and collaborate to create something that addresses a problem in the tech industry. Then you’ll get to present your project to a panel of judges.   WHO CAN PARTICIPATE: No need…

TEDxFargo

  The Beyond Series This series will include an array of small events with limited attendance throughout 2020. Our focus will be on redesigning our traditional full-day conference into events and programming that brings new ideas and adventures to the community. These smaller events will push us to pilot new concepts and fully embrace the…