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By John Machacek, Chief Innovation Officer for GFMEDC

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Startup Digest Fargo - Issue #37

The team at Codelation has announced their new program Founder Community. This virtual community is a resource and tool to help you through your startup journey side-by-side with fellow entrepreneurs. The Community helps you get off the ground and grow with...

 
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Startup Digest Fargo - Issue #36

A big congrats to Dieumerci Christel of Enlight for being selected to pitch at the Techcrunch Startup Battlefield sessions last week. Here is his pitch and here is a nice feature Techcrunch writer Natasha Mascarenhas prepared on Enlight. She often produces ...

 
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Startup Digest Fargo - Issue #35: Tons of events the next couple weeks

A ton of events are going on in the upcoming weeks. There are the normal various webinars and gatherings, but also events like Financing ND, Autonomous Nation, the Concordia Work symposium, Prairie Capital Summit and She Starts Week. All of which can be fo...

 
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Startup Digest Fargo - Issue #34: Info For & About Entrepreneurs

Congrats to the following local companies on making this year's Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America: PRx Performance (#420); Red E (#923); Adshark Marketing (#2,007); BNG Team (#2,140); Bushel (#2,444); Stoneridge Software (#2,823); Infin...

 
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Startup Digest Fargo - Issue #33: A Kickstarter, Events, Shout Outs

Also found below under Featured Startups & Shoutouts, I ask that you check out and share the Kickstarter for local startup Trimyxs. Crowdfunding campaigns REALLY rely on the viral component of people sharing. I will also say this entrepreneur has done a...

 
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Startup Digest Fargo - Issue #32

I was recently visiting with a local tech entrepreneur and he was discussing how he's guided some others in using wireframing to more effectively plan on how they want their app to function. He also shared an email with a bunch of good info & links; whi...

 
#31・

Startup Digest Fargo - Issue #31

With the most recent Emerging Digital Academy (code school) cohort graduating this Wednesday, I figured I'd not only highlight this organization but also mentioned that a number of startups I have worked with have raved about the students they have hired ou...

 
#30・

Startup Digest Fargo - Issue #30

Grand Farm (Emerging Prairie) is hosting its annual Cultivate Conference throughout the day on 7/15. You may register (FREE) here to join in virtually.Emerging Prairie is accepting applications for its Black Entrepreneurship Cohort. The program includes tra...

 
#29・

Startup Digest Fargo - Issue #29: Acquisitions, launches & more

Seems like a good time to highlight some acquisitions, I would say. Check them out below in the Shout Outs.Congrats to Webblen on their recent relaunch of their new app. Webblen helps find things to do in Fargo and rewards you for being involved. By attendi...

 
#28・

Startup Digest Fargo - Issue #28: Workshops, events, shout outs & more

Here's another plug for the Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign for Charlie's Chow. At the time I submitted this, he is 23% of the way towards the goal with only a little over a week to get there. Check it out here. If you work for a company that may need/wan...

 
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Startup Digest Fargo - Issue #27: FYIs, Shout Outs, Resources & More

It has been exactly one year since Techstars updated Startup Digest from a calendar to more true digest of curated info (and the Revue platform looks great & is easy to use). Net new subscribers has increased 43% over that time. I hope you are enjoying ...

 
#26・

Startup Digest Fargo - Issue #26

The Greater Fargo Moorhead EDC is partnering with Powderkeg to help them promote their upcoming Unvalley virtual conference (5/19-5/20). The schedule includes various keynotes and informational/educational sessions for startups & founders. The conferenc...

 
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Startup Digest Fargo - Issue #25: StartupBREW, Bushel's Series C & More

Emerging Prairie's new StartupBREW Fargo kicks off this week, as it takes over the event niche previously hosted as 1 Million Cups Fargo. This will be a weekly event on Wednesday mornings from 8:30-9:30am (coffee ready at 8am) to learn, support, and inspire...

 
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Startup Digest Fargo - Issue #24

Emerging Prairie has recently announced StartupBREW Fargo as their new event that takes over the event niche previously hosted as 1 Million Cups Fargo. This is a weekly event on Wednesday mornings from 8:30-9:30am to learn, support, and inspire. Their first...

 
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Startup Digest Fargo - Issue #23: Big Activity In Equity Crowdfunding

Interesting to note that a couple weeks ago, the updated SEC regulation limits on equity crowdfunding kicked in. Read about it further below in the Techcrunch article by Natasha Mascarenhas; "...Now, investors and founders can raise up to $5 million per yea...

 
#22・

Startup Digest Fargo - Issue #22

Grand Farm and BioKansas is accepting applications for startups to present at their 4/27 Innovation Bridge event. The application is intended for startups doing innovative work in agriculture and bioscience. NDSU professor & researcher Josh Marineau is ...

 
#21・

Startup Digest Fargo - Issue #21

NDSU professor & researcher Josh Marineau is conducting interviews for their continuing research project studying the Fargo-Moorhead Entrepreneurial Ecosystem. If you are active in the FM area, especially if you are an entrepreneur and willing to be inc...

 
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Startup Digest Fargo - Issue #20: Tons of events; Intern Grant; Shout Outs

North Dakota Dept. of Commerce Operation Intern applications are now open through 3/1. Employers can access up to $4,000 of matching funds for each student, with a maximum of 5 interns per year. The program focuses on creating new internships and apprentice...

 
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Startup Digest Fargo - Issue #19: Jam-packed with resources & info!

The North Dakota Women's Business Center created a new resource, the Library, a FREE on-demand training library open to all business owners and professionals in the state of North Dakota. This Library consists of training and materials created by industry l...

 
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Startup Digest Fargo - Issue #18

The North Dakota Women's Business Center created a new resource, the Library, a FREE on-demand training library open to all business owners and professionals in the state of North Dakota. This Library consists of training and materials created by industry l...