Ideas flourish here.

We love business, and our thriving region proves it. We’re always innovating, learning and growing, and that means welcoming new businesses and ideas.

A place to succeed

With our educated workforce, supportive business community and abundance of locations, you’ll find everything you need to succeed. In fact, Fargo was named as a 2016 one of the 15 best U.S. cities for entrepreneurs to live and launch by Entrepreneur.

Emerging Prairie

An entrepreneurial community focused on startups, technology and innovation. They host weekly, monthly and annual events.


A nine-week business development program that helps aspiring entrepreneurs turn a passion into a sustainable and thriving small business.

Startup BREW

A weekly event on Wednesday mornings to learn, support and inspire. This morning meetup is for entrepreneurs, innovators, creatives, and community members alike to come together and explore the entrepreneurial journey.

Prairie Den

Co-working space that provides nourishing community and a reliable home for the dreamers, the doers and the risk takers.


Work confidentially with a business development director at Greater Fargo Moorhead Economic Development Corporation who will review your potential business, connect you with support, and direct you to seed capital and local and state incentives.

FMWF Chamber

Join the Chamber of Fargo Moorhead West Fargo, the region’s premier business organization and find support through marketing opportunities, networking, events and training.

Young Professionals Network

Provides business training programs and networking opportunities.

Young Entrepreneurs Academy

Teaches high school students how to start and run their own businesses.