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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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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…

Emerging Prairie Welcomes New Teammate: Maranda

Emerging Prairie is pleased to share that Maranda Tasa has joined the EP team! Maranda has taken on the role of Business Operations Manager. In this position, Maranda will focus on building up the processes around financials, human resources and operations management at Emerging Prairie. Maranda has more than 10 years of experience  having vast…

Emerging Prairie Welcomes New Teammate: Blair

Another new teammate, Blair Petersen, has joined the Emerging Prairie Team.  Blair has taken on the role as Senior Executive Assistant. She will be assisting the Emerging Prairie’s executive team with planning, scheduling and day-to-day activities. Blair is from sunny Southern California and recently moved to Fargo to join hands with the team at Emerging…

Emerging Prairie Welcomes New Teammate: Andrew

Emerging Prairie is excited to share that Andrew Jason has joined the EP team! Andrew joins the team as the Director of the Ecosystem. In this position, Andrew will lead a team in strategizing, planning and hosting Emerging Prairie’s events and programming that directly impact our ecosystem. Andrew’s entire professional career has been born out…

Emerging Prairie Welcomes New Teammate: Lee

Emerging Prairie is happy to announce that Lee Schwartz has joined the team! Lee joins the Emerging Prairie team as the Director of Marketing for Grand Farm and Emerging Digital Academy. He will leading Emerging Prairie’s marketing efforts especially as it relates to elevating the Grand Farm Initiative and launching the Emerging Digital Academy. A…
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Microsoft Commits to Partnering with Grand Farm

Emerging Prairie is excited to announce a partnership with Microsoft as our community works towards making Grand Farm a reality.  This creates a one of a kind partnership between farmers, businesses, government, and entrepreneurs. Microsoft is investing $1.5 million in the project and we will be bringing the talent of the company’s technologists and data…

The Challey Institute’s New Amercian Entrepreneur Program Announces the 2019 Cohort

  The 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, an accelerator program that connects New American entrepreneurs to capital, community, and technology resources. This program seeks to increase the success of New American…

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…

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…