Meet Find Veggies: A Farmers Market on Your Phone

  The Mill is an Idea Lab and Startup Accelerator in downtown Las Vegas. As part of their Startup Accelerator program, The Mill gives founders $25K, space, and a three-month program to help them take their startup to the next level. The Mill launched their second cohort in September 2015. Find Veggies, the farmers market app to find and … Continued

12 Tips for Plugging Into the #VegasTech Startup Scene

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We recently saw Joshua Baer’s guide to the Austin Startup Scene and were inspired to create something similar for those who are new to #VegasTech! Before you touch down in Las Vegas, here’s a checklist to get you started: Sign up for the weekly email newsletter. We share popular articles from the past week, post … Continued

Tealet and Joy’s Teaspoon Presents Southwest Tea Fest

The SW Tea Fest, Las Vegas’ first and only tea festival, will kick-off at 10:00am on Saturday, February 27th, 2016. The event will take place at the Downtown 3rd Farmers Market, right in the heart of vibrant Downtown Las Vegas. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased ahead of the event here. The festival is organized … Continued

UNLV Metal Rebel at DARPA Competition Featured in NOVA Special

UNLV’s Metal Rebel robot won 8th in the DARPA robotics challenge and is being highlighted in a NOVA special later this month. “On February 24, 2016 at 9pm “Rise of the Robots” will premiere on NOVA,” said Cheryl Bella, Director of Communications at UNLV’s Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering. “We’re excited to have our … Continued

TEDxLasVegasLive at Springs Preserve

TEDx Las Vegas presents the official TED live viewing at the Springs Preserve Thursday, February 18, 2016. At this event, local community leaders and industry influencers will come together and the full day experience will be themed around Dreams. The event organizers will be streaming talks, and also feature two interactive panels focused on local topics in Southern … Continued

Meet Disaster Mesh: Helping People Survive Disasters

Katelyn Dunn, 17 years old and a senior at Bishop Gorman High School in Las Vegas, enrolled in a summer program at Singularity University in 2014. While she was on-site at Singularity University’s campus at Moffett Federal Airfield in California, she began thinking about solving big problems. “Singularity University focuses on using exponential and cutting edge technology to … Continued

LaunchKey Accepted into Fourth Class of Virtual Commerce Accelerator

Silicon Valley Bank and MasterCard have selected four startups to participate in the fourth class of Commerce.Innovated.. The program is a virtual accelerator designed to help commerce startups grow their businesses. From mobile lending to instant authentication and identity checks, the new class is developing innovative solutions for businesses in the digital age. As part of Commerce.Innovated., the four … Continued

AngelPolleNation Las Vegas First Quarterly Event

Jeffrey C. Robbins is President of AngelPolleNation. He started this Twin Cities networking organization to further awareness, communication, and education among solo investors, informal investment clubs and formal angel investment groups. For over 25 years, he has represented entrepreneurs who start and grow new technology-based enterprises, as well as representing angel and venture investors who target those companies. “I’m a … Continued

Meet YouStake: Marketplace for Fans to Invest in Sports Players

Imagine investing in your favorite professional athlete or celebrity participating in skilled events, knowing that your contribution allowed them to enter and win an event, all the while interacting with that professional or celebrity real-time during that event. And when they win, you win by sharing in the prize pool. Founded in 2013, Las Vegas-based … Continued