Politics

Access to Capital Funds for Rural Start-Ups: the Goal of a 2017 Bi-partisan Bill

“North Dakota and other areas have no shortage of ideas and talent, but there is a challenge to find funds and investors in rural areas,” explains Senator Heidi Heitkamp (Democrat, North Dakota). Currently, one of Heitkamp’s committee assignments includes serving on the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. “I am myopically focused on supporting…

Tech Company empowers the Citizen’s Voice in Government

What can bridge the communication gap between government officials and the citizens they serve? Polco was co-founded by Nick Mastronardi, Dylan Cooper, and Alex Pederson to provide a platform for civic engagement and communication. “We created Polco to provide a political compass that allows citizens to know what is happening in government,” shared Nick. The…

Policy Matters: ITCND hosting meeting on November 1

Think you don’t have a voice? Think again. The best way to be heard is to get involved. Join Emerging Prairie and Information Technology Council of North Dakota (ITCND) to learn what’s happening on a state level, and what that means to you. ITCND’s Jeremy Neuharth shares more in a Q and A. What does The Information Technology Council…

Marvin Nelson on entrepreneurship in North Dakota

Earlier this month, Emerging Prairie sent out a request to North Dakota’s gubernatorial candidates — Democratic candidate Marvin Nelson and Republican candidates Doug Burgum and Wayne Stenehjem. As an organization that focuses on tech-based entrepreneurs, we asked each candidate the following questions: Q: 1) How do you view the role of innovation and entrepreneurship in North Dakota?…

Wayne Stenehjem on entrepreneurship in North Dakota

Earlier this month, Emerging Prairie sent out a request to North Dakota’s gubernatorial candidates — Democratic candidate Marvin Nelson and Republican candidates Doug Burgum and Wayne Stenehjem. As an organization that focuses on tech-based entrepreneurs, we asked each candidate the following questions: Q: 1) How do you view the role of innovation and entrepreneurship in North Dakota?…

Doug Burgum on entrepreneurship in North Dakota

Earlier this month, Emerging Prairie sent out a request to North Dakota’s gubernatorial candidates — Democratic candidate Marvin Nelson and Republican candidates Doug Burgum and Wayne Stenehjem. As an organization that focuses on tech-based entrepreneurs, we asked each candidate the following questions: Q: 1) How do you view the role of innovation and entrepreneurship in North Dakota?…