Tech

Meet Ian – Emerging Digital Academy Student

  Meet Ian, one of 13 students in the first cohort at Emerging Digital Academy (EDA).    Born and raised in the Fargo-Moorhead area, Ian has lived here all his life and has a fondness for the Red River Valley. Watching movies, reading, and playing video games are just a few of his passions. He’s…

Meet Kent – Emerging Digital Academy Student

Meet Kent, one of 13 students in the first cohort at Emerging Digital Academy (EDA).   Kent was born in Grand Forks, North Dakota and grew up as an Army kid since his mother was enlisted at the time. In turn, he spent some time when he was older in the North Dakota Army National…

Solving a Big Problem in the Medical Cold Supply Chain

Steve Scully, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Thaddeus Medical, will be highlighting the company’s journey throughout the years at virtual 1 Million Cups on May 20, 2020! Even though 1 Million Cups has moved to being hosted virtually, it will still take place from 9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.   About…

North Dakota’s Leading Startup Has Found Success by Hiring Locally

As founders of a marketing agency, Garrett Moon and Justin Walsh were using content marketing tactics such as blogging and social media to promote their services. That’s when they discovered a big problem with the disconnected marketing processes the entire marketing industry was dealing with. Now, the reigning most-successful start-up in North Dakota employs industry…

Heat Transfer Warehouse Promotes Transferrable Skills Within College-Aged Team Members

Headquartered in Fargo, Heat Transfer Warehouse is a leading wholesale online supplier and distributor of heat transfer materials, with customers located around the world. The full-service company prides itself on its top-tier customer service, top-quality products, and its top-skilled staff, many of whom are long-time employees who began their tenure while attending area schools.  …

RJ Energy Solutions is Preventing Expensive Breakdowns and Reducing Energy Costs

Russel Schell, of RJ Energy Solutions, plans to discuss the different business offerings they have offered over the last few years at 1 Million Cups Fargo on November 6. Join him at the Island Park Stage at 9:15 a.m.   Meet Russel Russel Schell, President of RJ Energy Solutions, attended US Air Force Technical Training.…

TerraCOH Introduces New CPG Technology

John Griffin, of TerraCOH, will highlight their new CPG technology at 1 Million Cups Fargo on September 4. Join him at the Island Park Stage at 9:15 a.m.    Meet John John Griffin, President and Chairman of TerraCOH Board of Directors, is an alumnus of University of Minnesota and graduated with a Bachelor of Science…

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…

Startup weekend success UnStuck promotes cold weather kindness with app concept

UnStuck, an app concept applying rideshare principles to winter Good Samaritanism, took second place at Techstars’ annual Startup Weekend in Fargo in April. Nolan Borchardt, an NDSU junior and member of UnStuck’s team, will present at 1 Million Cups Fargo on Wednesday, April 29. “The idea is—it’s an app that operates a lot like Uber,”…

The Vitals app creates transparency between first responders and vulnerable community members

A new app is making communication between first responders and people with special needs or visible or invisible conditions that might affect their behavior easier and clearer. For example, a diabetic whose blood sugar is low might seem drunk to a police officer. A person with epilepsy who is in the midst of a seizure…