1 Million Cups


Join us for 1 Million Cups Fargo
every Wednesday at 9:15 a.m. at FMCT Stage

333 4th St. S. Fargo, North Dakota 58103 Get Directions

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Meet the Organizers

Greg Tehven @gregfromfargo

Connector. Believer. Co-Founder of Emerging Prairie, Students Today Leaders Forever, and Dinnerties.com

Jon Walters @HR_Problems

Jon Walters is from Wisconsin, born and raised. Most recently relocated to Fargo from Boulder, CO to be a part of the Myriad Mobile team, and to help the Start-Up Community within Fargo grow even further than it already has.
Myriad Mobile

Lisa Gulland-Nelson @lisamgn

Lisa Gulland-Nelson is the VP of Marketing & PR at the Greater Fargo Moorhead Economic Development Corporation (GFMEDC). Lisa believes a strong entrepreneurial environment drives economic development and creates a stronger community.

Past Organizers
Ashley Hahn

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Past Presenters

Sycorr is a company fixated on building exceptional software for banks and credit unions. We built a team that knows the financial industry, the technology, and the wisdom to create the correct solutions to their specific problems. CRM implementations, system conversions, core integrations, or a great website are just a few of our offerings. Headquartered right here in Fargo, we are slowly transforming to a software product company that will disrupt the entire financial industry.

Zing - Dinner in a Dash


Hurry up and slow down! It’s time to taste life! It’s time to ZING. ZING is a meal movement made for people living fast-paced lives. People whose deadline is perpetually set on Never-Enough-Time O’Clock. Zing is not fast food. Zing is delicious, nutritious meals ready to eat in minutes at your home when your schedule allow. Zing is wholesome, handcrafted culinary goodness on the go made with fresh, local ingredients cultivated and created with love, kindness and creativity by me – Mama Jean.

Intelligent InSites


We believe in transforming healthcare operations with real-time operational intelligence, to improve care, enhance the human experience, and increase efficiency. We also believe in long-term partnerships with our customers, partners, and employees

Office Sign Company


Office Sign Company designs and manufactures custom sign solutions of any shape or size. Our focus is creating the highest quality sign products, backed be the very best customer service we can provide. From the smallest name badge to the largest banner and everything in between, we focus on the finest signs for rooms, walls, doors and beyond.



Medytex uses the latest technology to create short surveys for healthcare providers.

Discovery Express Kids, LLC


Discovery Express Kids provides online teaching tools for parents and teachers to get children actively engaged in science learning. Our mission is to help children become fascinated by science at a young age, while learning key concepts and developing good scientific skills (such as critical thinking, careful observation, and record keeping). Products we provide are well aligned with the STEM teaching requirements, providing engaging and hands-on learning experiences.



We help bloggers and content publishers save time and grow traffic by scheduling their blog posts and social media on a unified drag and drop calendar. (We will be in Fargo on May14th, and would love to present then if it works)

Misfit Creative Fargo

coming soon...

Misfit Creative: Fargo is a collection of freelance creatives with a desire to work together in developing fresh marketing materials for our local community. By collaborating our talents and resources, we are able to better serve our local and national clients. We are storytellers and designers who apply engaging solutions to inspire our community to push the boundaries of design and creative innovation.



We're a 100% E-tailor specializing in Aftermarket Automotive Accessories. We started from very humble roots in 1998 with a very static and horrific website (hey it was pretty hot for its day) to a fully dynamic and well connected eCommerce system on track to sell over $35 million online in 2014.

We realize that our canine companions are always there for us unconditionally. Because of this, we are passionately committed to supplying only the best products for man's best friend. All of our products are made with a strong focus on high quality and uniqueness and purpose. We constantly strive to improve our products with the intention of improving the lives of dogs and the relationships they have with their human companions. We are also part of the American made movement and take great pride knowing

Fargo 3D Printing


Fargo 3D Printing is on a mission to become the trusted source for the 3D printing needs of schools, businesses, entrepreneurs, and individuals. We provide 3D printer sales, service, support, extended warranties, and education to educational institutions, businesses, and individuals who want to be on the cutting edge of this industrial revolution.

Melville Kids Studios LLC


A company that designs and manufactures specialty products for kids rooms and spaces. Based on a design originally made by my grandfather our core product is the Melville Chair - it ships flat snaps together , and is a unique multi-purpose kids chair that uses Eco-friendly materials and can be used as a chair, stool or table. Starting with the Melville Chair, all our products are made in the US and have the ability to be adorned thanks to our on-demand manufacturing with unique and regional designs.

BreadVault, LLC


BreadVault builds personal finance curriculum that creates experiential learning opportunities for kids and teens using the most relevant financial web and mobile applications in the marketplace, including our own proprietary app.

Mantis Digital Arts


Mantis Digital Arts creates interactive, educational environments for children ages four to twelve.

Fargo Brewing Company


Brewing hand-crafted beer for Fargo and the upper mid-west.

HQC Biosciences, Inc.


HQC Biosciences was founded in May, 2013, and officially opened September 3, 2013. We use nanotechnology to develop products for detection of potentially harmful biological compounds, such as drug contaminants and pathogenic bacteria.

Heat Transfer Warehouse


Wholesale Suppliers of heat transfer materials to the textile and garment decorating industry, Primary thru Online Marketing and website.

AdShark Marketing


AdShark Marketing works to seamlessly combine marketing and technology to guide our clients through the internet marketing landscape while delivering the best service possible. We work with businesses to develop, manage and optimize online advertising campaigns including Paid Search, Social Media, and Search Engine Optimization.



Produces and sells tables providing various features to facilitate the pumping of breast milk and improving the pumping experience for a lactating woman.

Elinor Specialty Coatings


Elinor solves problems in niche high-tech coatings-related markets through commercialization of innovative anti-corrosion technology and in-house scientific research and development.

Beach Interactive


We make really clever educational video games

Appareo Systems, LLC


Appareo Systems delivers innovative hardware and software solutions in the aviation and off road rugged equipment marketplaces.

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