One Million Cups

HabitAware’s Keen bracelet helps people fight compulsive behaviors

HabitAware helps people dealing with Body Focused Repetitive Behavior through their product Keen, a bracelet that makes users conscious of their gestures.   Aneela Idnani, a designer and co-founder of HabitAware, will present at 1 Million Cups Fargo on Wednesday, July 24.   “HabitAware was born out of personal necessity,” she said.   Idnani dealt…

Chris Dieumerci helps teachers get to know their students quickly with Enlight

New education app Enlight will help teachers form deeper understanding of their students in order to better teach to them where they’re at.   Enlight founder Chris Dieumerci will present at 1 Million Cups Fargo on Wednesday July 17. This will mark Dieumerci’s second time speaking at a 1 Million Cups Fargo event—he first presented…

Steve Goldmann applies air force expertise to shipping and aviation IoT with ColdWhere and ConnectWhere

Shipping is one of the 21st Century’s most important industries, and start-up ColdWhere is imbuing new transparency to the transportation of climate-sensitive goods and materials.   ColdWhere’s recently launched sibling, ConnectWhere, provides services related to IoT (Internet of Things) and machine-to-machine communication, especially geared toward aviation.   ConnectWhere and ColdWhere CEO and founder Steve Goldmann…

Inovan, Inc. seeks to lessen infections among joint replacement patients with new bone void filler

New biomedical start-up Inovan, Inc. is pioneering a new way to prevent infection in patients who receive total joint replacements.   Inovan CEO Meredith Schroeder will present at 1 Million Cups Fargo on Wednesday, July 10.   Inovan’s product is a bone void filler, a solution to help reduce the incidence of infection in total…

Set Your Rent makes for-sale homes rentable with the help of real estate investment

Set Your Rent, a new Grand Forks start-up, allows people to rent for-sale homes with the help of an investor who buys the home and rents it to them.   Co-founder Adam Zach will present at 1 Million Cups Fargo on Wednesday, June 12.   After entering the world of real estate with a “house…

AnalyzeCeph streamlines cephalometric x-ray analysis for dentists, orthodontists and other oral health pros

AnalyzeCeph is a young technology start-up aiming to help dentists and orthodontist with the process of x-ray analysis.   Co-founder Aziz Usmanov will present at 1 Million Cups Fargo on Wednesday, June 12.   The company increases return on investment for general dentists who take on orthodontic cases as an additional revenue to their business,…

BowWow Bo-Ties helps dogs look fetching

Fargo seventh grader Ivy Mastrud has taken it upon herself to make sure dogs look dapper with her YEA Shark Tank-winning business BowWow Bo Ties. Even though Mastrud’s concept won the Fargo-Moorhead Chamber’s Young Entrepreneurs Academy this year, as Mastrud tells it, the concept was a last-minute replacement. “The whole time I was working on…

Resonate brings Fargo’s vibrant musical community into rural ND schools

Fargo teen Joanna Lin is giving rural students access to high quality music education events with her organization Resonate. Resonate hosts music master classes for students in rural towns. The organization has two primary goals: To inspire students to look for other musical opportunities of their own volition, and to expose them to the way…

btqBOX brings boutique vendors and retailers together through wholesale subscription boxes

  Recently launched btqBOX offers a wholesale subscription box for boutique owners that brings the apparel market to their door. btqBOX founder Ciara Stockland will present at 1 Million Cups Fargo on Wednesday, May 22. Stockland has owned boutique stores herself, including MODE, which at one point had franchises in a number of cities. “After…

Storysquares’ interactive writing templates offer flexible solutions for a variety of writing situations

  Storysquares, an up-and-coming Montana-based startup, seeks to demystify writing in the classroom and the workplace with its interactive writing templates. Storysquares founder Jennifer Sheets will present at 1 Million Cups Fargo on Wednesday, May 22. Sheets is a creative writer with experience teaching undergraduate students, and she’s also worked in K-12 education as a…