Challey Institute's New American Entrepreneur Program - Application
The Challey Institute for Global Innovation & Growth (Challey Institute) and Emerging Prairie are proud to announce the creation of the Challey Institute’s New American Entrepreneur program starting in the Fall of 2019. This program seeks to increase the success rate of New American Entrepreneurs and accelerate their growth in the Fargo-Moorhead area. The pilot session will support 10 New American Entrepreneurs in the growth stage of their ventures through a 6-month program. Throughout the duration of the program, the participants will have the opportunity to grow their skills as entrepreneurs and gain valuable assets to help support their business. Final curriculum and learning will be driven by the cohort’s needs.

Program Begins: Week of September 16th

Key Components of the Program:

Monthly facilitated learning group (2-hour session, once per month)
Opportunity to present at 1 Million Cups Fargo
Participation at the Founder’s Retreat (Nov. 6-8)
Access to the Prairie Den 2x per month
Development of a PR and Media Strategy
Complimentary attendance to Emerging Prairie events through the 6-month period
Certificate of completion (80% of Key Components must be completed)

Interested applicants should complete the application below. Please review the requirements for participation prior to submitting your application.

Deadline to apply: August 30, 2019

Email address *
Applicant Requirements
New to the FM area (10 years or less)
Desire for growth
Must be past the idea phase of their venture.
1+ years experience in their venture with an active consumer base and revenue.
Full participation in the key components is essential.
Pilot program will be hosted in English. As such fluent English is required.*

*If you are interested but do not speak English fluently, please reach out so we can gauge interest in creating this program in alternate languages.

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