entrepreneurs

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 Americanentrepreneurs and…

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

Prairie Capital Summit connects investors, founders and ecosystem builders, giving each network a space to share, learn, and promote strong business building in the region.    What can I expect at Prairie Capital Summit? The event features keynote presentations from experienced founders and investors, and rapid pitch sessions for new founders and ecosystem builders to share…

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. Each speaker has an idea that they’ve put into action in their community. We want to gather as a community to learn from social entrepreneurs who will share their stories, work, and ideas as they continue to use business…

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…