Mentor Hours with Samantha Cunningham from Influential Network

The #VegasTech community is invited to register for a 1-on-1 Mentor Hours session with Samantha Cunningham, VP of Talent at Influential Network. Mentor hours will take place Wednesday, March 30, 2016 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, and will be held at The Innevation Center. “We are always working to provide not only our members, but the entire community … Continued

March 2016 CommunityCation Luncheon

This month’s CommunityCation Luncheon hosted by The Innevation Center will feature Terry Jicinsky, Senior Vice President of Operations at Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. The entire Southern Nevada economy is heavily dependent on the hotel, gaming, and convention industry, which employs more than one-quarter of the county’s labor force. The viability of the economy in Clark … Continued

Students Demonstrate Engineering Excellence in Robotics Competition

Local Nevada high schools, as well as teams from all over the world, will participate in the FIRST Robotics Competition next month. The event will take place April 1-2, 2016 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. This event is family-oriented and free for all to attend! FIRST stands for “For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology.” FIRST Nevada … Continued

BarCamp Las Vegas

BarCamp is an international network of user-generated conferences focused around technology and the web. The events are open workshop-events and the content  is provided by participants. The Las Vegas community will host a BarCamp on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at Work In Progress. “BarCamp is a user generated workshop event that allows any one the opportunity … Continued

Meet BlitzPick: Lineup Optimizer For Daily Fantasy Sports

Do you love playing Daily Fantasy Sports? Las Vegas startup BlitzPick makes creating fantasy sports rosters easy. “BlitzPick is a mobile app for FanDuel and DraftKings users,” said founder Brett Richey. “We streamline the player research and news tracking process so our users don’t have to spend hours researching and then following injury news. We provide projections and a … Continued

Switch Becomes The Only Carrier-Neutral Data Center Company In History To Receive A Tier IV Gold Rating On Two Separate Data Center Facilities

Switch has become the first carrier-neutral data center provider in the world to receive two Uptime Institute Tier IV Gold Certifications for its SUPERNAP data centers. SUPERNAP 9, a 471,248-square-foot data facility that opened in August 2015, is the second Switch data center to earn a Tier IV Gold Certification. SUPERNAP 9 follows SUPERNAP 8, … Continued

Meet Fuelixir: Sports Nutrition, Meet Activity Data

Las Vegas-based Fuelixir unlocks the power of activity data, curates a box specifically for customers, and personalizes delivery based on their workout volumes. The Fuelixir box includes a diverse range of high quality products including organic, non-GMO, gluten-free, and paleo-friendly options. “Fuelixir is a personalized, smart, and convenient approach to sports nutrition,” said Kasra Ghaharian, CEO and Co-founder of Fuelixir. “With … Continued

The World’s Most Powerful DDoS Mitigation Appliance

At the Las Vegas Data Connectors Tech Security Conference, Las Vegas company Axiom Cyber Solutions announced the public release of the Axiom Sentinel™ Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) mitigation appliance. Axiom’s engineering and development teams are proud to demonstrate 100 gigabits of mitigation in a single appliance. The Axiom Sentinel uses state-of-the-art nanotechnology and multi-core … Continued

VegasTechFund is now VTF Capital

VegasTechFund announced it is changing its name to VTF Capital, a brand it hopes will better reflect its focus on startups, in Las Vegas and throughout the country. The rebranded itself to also highlights its changing focus. Now calling itself VTF Capital, it’s setting out to make investments throughout the United States in startups within the commerce … Continued

Skyworks Aerial Systems has rebranded to Dronesmith Technologies

The #VegasTech team making a splash in the drone space is excited to announce a change in their company name. Skyworks Aerial Systems has officially changed its name to Dronesmith Technologies. The team says that this change marks a significant milestone in the company’s natural evolution, and signifies their continuing dedication to making the best developer tools for … Continued