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StartupBREW Speaker Reunion Day 2021

A Trip Down StartupBREW Lane At Emerging Prairie, we believe that founders do better and succeed faster when they have access to one another and a community that supports them! Early 2021 we kicked off the inaugural season of StartupBREW Fargo – a weekly event on Wednesday mornings to learn, support, and inspire.   Throughout…

Emerging Prairie Hosts StartupBREW Fargo Speaker Reunion Day

Fargo, ND – StartupBREW Fargo is celebrating its final event of the season with a Speaker Reunion Day. StartupBREW is a weekly event on Wednesday mornings for community members to explore the entrepreneurial journey. Over the last 30 weeks StartupBREW has featured more than 50 founders, entrepreneurs, and small business owners. These past speakers will…

Educate. Empower. Support.

About Amanda Amanda Pieters is a birth and postpartum doula and the Founder of Avocado Doula, based in Fargo, North Dakota. In August 2021, Amanda became the first Evidence-Based Birth Instructor® in North Dakota as a trained birth doula through DONA International. Amanda attended the University of Wisconsin La-Crosse, where she earned a bachelor’s degree…

Meet the StartupBREW Team

StartupBREW is a weekly event for entrepreneurs, innovators, creatives, and community members alike to come together and explore the entrepreneurial journey.   A lot goes in behind the scenes to produce this weekly event. It would not be possible without the collaborative effort of the energized, driven individuals on the StartupBREW team. Keep reading to…

National Sports Champions Headline StartupBREW Fargo June 30th

Fargo N.D. – Emerging Prairie announces a special edition of StartupBREW Fargo on Wednesday, June 30th from 8:30 to 9:15 am at Fargo’s Broadway Square. This event will feature Connor McGovern with Able Games; and Monique and Jocelyne Lamoureux who will be speaking about their book, Dare to Make History.    StartupBREW Fargo is a…

701 Celebrates Midwest Culture through the Culinary Arts

About Shelby Shelby Terstriep, Co-owner of 701 Eateries, grew up in an entrepreneurial family. She works as an oncologist at Sanford while also Co-owning 701. “I love that job as well, but I felt that a piece of me was missing, and that was using my creative and entrepreneurial part of my brain,” Shelby stated.…

Trend Z: Here to Build Your TikTok Presence

About Jimmy Jimmy Slagle, a Fargo native, is the Co-Founder of a Fargo-based marketing company known as Trend Z. Jimmy attended both the University of Minnesota and North Dakota State University before tackling his business idea head-on.  Opportunities such as working at a bank for a summer internship revealed to Jimmy where his passions did…

It All Starts With a Dream

About Nate and Mukai Nate Thoreson and Mukai Selekwa know the power of teamwork and dreaming big. While both were attending Davies High School in Fargo, North Dakota, these two dreamers began the journey of turning their app, Webblen, into a reality. Nate and Mukai are both Fargo Natives and graduated from North Dakota State…

Lead For America: Home is Where the Heart is

About Benya Benya Kraus, Co-Founder and Minnesota Executive Director at Lead For America, returned to rural Minnesota after graduating from Tuft University with a mission—to help other “Hometown Fellows” return to their communities while working to inspire individuals to engage in their counties, towns, and districts.   “When I went to college, I studied international…

Chezy Takes New Approach to Video Marketing for Small Businesses

About Joe Joe is the founder of Chezy, a video marketing agency located in Fargo. Joe graduated from Minnesota State University Moorhead where he played football while balancing a variety of internships and campus clubs. He felt there was more he could do, so he set out to build his own venture during his junior…