Startup Digest Fargo - Issue #40

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The personalized local newsletter for the Fargo Moorhead startup scene.

Congrats to Dot’s Pretzels on the recently announced acquisition by Hershey. This company is a great story of a small packaged food business starting by selling to friends, then the Pride of Dakota-type circuit and later making a strategic move by bringing in R.D. Offutt Company as a co-owner to fuel growth & capabilities. Being a growing & sustainable consumer packaged good (CPG) is difficult, and Dot’s will no doubt continue to be an aspiration for many entrepreneurs - they already were before this Hershey deal!
This Wednesday is the Lean Startup Innovation Workshop, hosted by ILT Academy. This workshop will expand your skills, and teach you innovation methods, formalizing your startup idea in an interactive class experience.
If this is your first time reading Startup Digest Fargo, I recommend checking out past recent issues to read about other resources & programs featured in those issues.
Upcoming Events (times are in Central Time):
Lean Startup Innovation Workshop 12/1 12:30pm Concordia College
Holiday Business After Hours 12/2 4pm Delta By Marriott
Using Psychological Safety to Drive Team Performance 12/8 11:30am Delta By Marriott or online
StartupBREW Fargo is on a break and plans to be back around mid-January

Featured Startups & Shoutouts
10 Questions with Sign Badgers| Fargo INC! Magazine
CenTrak Aquires Infinite Leap
Other FYIs & Resources
How Much Does it Cost to Build a Mobile App?
Finance Basics for Starting Your Small Business | Fargo INC! Magazine
Top Tax Planning Strategies for Your Organization
Farm Beginnings - Starts Jan 2021
The Founder Community
Wefunder Blog | Equity Is Not Always the Answer
Frequently Used Entrepreneurial Resources - Greater Fargo Moorhead EDC
Techstars Startup Digest Fargo is curated by:
John Machacek John Machacek - Chief Innovation Officer at Greater Fargo Moorhead EDC
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