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Lunch & Learn

Lunch & Learns are a monthly educational program focused 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.  January 15th – “Grant Writing” Grant WritingSpeaker – Dr. William Aderholt Click here…

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. Who’s eligible to attend? People who have started a company and/or business People who are working by themselves, those who have co-founders and/or those who have employees People who have launched a project and are working on it either…

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…

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

6:30 pm – 9:30 pm 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, and get a glimpse into 2020. We’ll have…

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 to…

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 is one of the most community driven TEDx events in the world. We focus on accelerating our community and social impact through the power of big…

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…