With Comped Marketing, Uber & Lyft Drivers Get New Revenue Stream

Comped Marketing, a Vegas tech startup

A cool new Las Vegas company is offering an innovative option to expand the revenue stream for Uber and Lyft drivers. Comped Marketing provides drivers with a layered incentive program that has no upfront costs. It also offers tiered rewards based upon customer interaction. Drivers sign up, get the Driver’s App, and their vehicle is fitted with equipment … Continued

Henderson Chamber Raises $12K And Adopts Local Robotics Teams

Henderson Chamber of Commerce adopts a kids robotic team

The STEM pipeline is in desperate need of attention. So when Casey Juilano of Nate Mack Elementary reached out to the Henderson Chamber of Commerce for support, the unexpected response opened up an opportunity for more than just funding a nice school project. The Henderson Chamber Foundation raised $12,500 in one evening to support three … Continued

Interop ITX Conference Expands Format To Tackle Modern Issues

Interop ITX Conference

When the Interop ITX conference comes back to town May 15-19, things will be bigger and better and not just because this is Vegas, baby. Cloud computing use is growing exponentially as are all the problems with it. Several sessions provide crash courses in AWS best practices and managing containers over the course of the week. … Continued

World Intellectual Property Day Event Coming To Vegas

World IP Day

The UNLV American Intellectual Property Law Association is sponsoring an IP event May 12 at the Rob Roy Innevation Center. The event includes directors from the United States Patent and Trademark Office and UNLV students. The free event has a definite Vegas slant with its focus on university-based economic development, a look at solar energy … Continued

UNLV Students Crush It At CES Win $10k

Students from the UNLV College of Engineering won $10,000 at CES this year by developing software to assist the City of Las Vegas identify streetlight outages. Team Wingin’ It had 24 hours to come up with a solution to a city problem using their own knowledge, public works data from the city, and some new tech from … Continued

The Ultimate Winning Startup Equation

There is a ton of content out there offering advice to startups on “The One Thing To Propel Your Startup Success.” The reality of the matter is the equation is much more complex, and real entrepreneurs know it. Covering startups for the last two years means I’ve had access to many smart people and great … Continued