Three Minnesota startups cultivating in North Dakota this week

Workface, Hardcore Computer and Preventice will be representing Minnesota across the border when Arthur Ventures (AV) hosts its inaugural ‘Cultivate’ partner conference in downtown Fargo.

Inspired by and modeled after the longstanding Sun Valley Conference, the objective is to provide Arthur’s six technology portfolio companies with the unique opportunity to “network, share and learn in an intimate and trustworthy environment,” according to partner Tadd Tobkin.

“We are a family and our investments are more than portfolio companies — these are mutual partnerships that we must foster growth in and prepare,” he says. “Cultivating is core to North Dakota’s agricultural roots and our values.”