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Emerging Prairie to host the 4th Annual Prairie Capital Summit

Access to capital and investors is one of the biggest issues entrepreneurs face in North Dakota, and Prairie Capital Summit aims to solve that problem. Prairie Capital Summit is an afternoon event taking place at Sanctuary Events Center on March 11th that will focus on bringing together investors, entrepreneurs, resource partners and students to connect…

The Challey Institute’s New Amercian Entrepreneur Program Announces the 2019 Cohort

  The Challey Institute for Global Innovation & Growth and Emerging Prairie are proud to announce the 10 companies that will make up the 2019 Challey Institute’s New American Entrepreneur Program, an accelerator program that connects New American entrepreneurs to capital, community, and technology resources. This program seeks to increase the success of New American…

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…

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…

Prairie Capital Summit

Access to capital and investors is one of the biggest issues facing entrepreneurs in North Dakota. We recognized this and created Prairie Capital Summit as a way to intimately connect entrepreneurs, investors and resource partners in order to create a space for discussions around capital to happen. This event is also designed to create an…

Emerging Prairie Receives Nationally-Competitive Grant, Plans ‘Entrepreneur Day at the State Capitol’

Emerging Prairie has received a $15,000 grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation for an initiative that will help create access for entrepreneurs to connect with state policymakers. The grant is the result of Emerging Prairie winning a pitch competition in which the organization proposed organizing ‘Entrepreneur Day at the State Capitol,’ where entrepreneurs from…

The Possibility Symposium on Social Business

Social entrepreneurs are applying business models and strategies to solve unique social challenges in our communities. This even focuses on entrepreneurs who have put an idea into action in their community. We want to gather as a community to learn from these social entrepreneurs who share their stories, work, and ideas as they continue to…

The Prairie is On Fire… In the best way possible.

Written by Austin Sandmeyer The power of the Midwest and more specifically the Upper-Midwest came through in a multitude this week at the Prairie Capital Summit. This first ever collective get-together of eager and supportive founders, investors, and entrepreneurs (or want-reprenuers as Scott Bintz would say) signaled a massive flux of innovation, technology, and strong…