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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…

Meet Jon – Emerging Digital Academy Student

Meet Jon Kranzler, one of the 11 students of the Conway Cohort at Emerging Digital Academy. Jon was born and raised in the Fargo-Moorhead area before heading off to Minneapolis for school. He found himself working in video production when his interests shifted to computer programming. Besides computers, he finds himself enjoying all kinds of…

Pops & Bejou Games Launches Kickstarter for CULTivate

Longtime Prairie Den member, Austin Foss, has recently jumped into his newest entrepreneurial venture with Pops & Bejou Games and their first board game, CULTivate.    Sitting at a desk surrounded by Lego Architect sculptures, architect Austin Foss has been working from the Prairie Den since 2019. Austin has watched the Prairie Den grow, weather…

Fargo’s Genesis Feed Technologies chosen for North Dakota’s LIFT funding

FARGO, ND — Genesis Feed Technologies (GFT), a Fargo-based AgTech company, is proud to announce they are recipients of North Dakota’s new Innovation Technology Loan Fund (LIFT).     The funding, in the amount of $300,000, will support GFT as they continue to build their software platform and expand their services around the world. Already,…

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: 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…