2016 Las Vegas Mini Maker Faire

One of the best hacker and maker events in Las Vegas is back! The Las Vegas Mini Maker Faire will take place on Saturday, February 28, 2016 at the Henderson Convention Center. The 3rd Annual Las Vegas Mini Maker Faire is hosted by SYN Shop, The Las Vegas Valley Hackerspace. “The Las Vegas Mini Maker Faire is just … Continued

UNLV opening offices at The Innevation Center

State lawmakers and top university officials attended the opening today of three UNLV offices at data company Switch’s Innevation Center, reports the Las Vegas Sun. The center will house portions of UNLV’s economic development office and its research foundation. The university’s Office of Economic Development, which was started five years ago to encourage private-public partnerships, … Continued

Congresswoman Dina Titus 2016 App Challenge – Call for Mentors

Representative Dina Titus announced the third annual Congressional Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Academic Competition called “The House App Challenge.” “This competition for middle school students in Nevada’s First Congressional District is designed to engage students’ creativity and encourage their participate in STEM education fields,” the Representative said in a statement. “Students will compete … Continued

Las Vegas Women in Technology Awards 2016 Nominations Open

HiTech Vegas LLC and Women Advancing present the third annual Las Vegas Women in Technology Awards 2016 to recognize the achievements of leading women in technology fields working in the greater Las Vegas metro area. The Las Vegas Women in Technology Awards encompass many sectors of technology as a whole to recognize and promote the … Continued

Makerspace SYN Shop relocates to Henderson

The Las Vegas Review-Journal recently covered SYN Shop‘s move to Henderson in “Space to create: SYN Shop relocates to Henderson.” “People in the Las Vegas Valley maker community are often too busy working on their projects to notice that there are others in the area who are engaged in similar efforts and can lend a … Continued

UNLV Chosen to Compete in 2017 Solar Decathlon

After a two-year break, Team Las Vegas is back in the Solar Decathlon, reports UNLV. UNLV is one of just 16 university teams worldwide picked to compete in the 2017 U.S. Department of Energy contest that challenges students to design, build and operate homes that are energy-efficient, affordable and innovative. UNLV will work to build … Continued

Switch Building SUPERNAP Mega Data Center in Thailand

Continuing its push into international markets, Las Vegas-based Switch has teamed up with Thailand’s government and the country’s biggest banks to build what the company said will be the largest data center in Thailand, reports DataCenterKnowledge.com. Construction has begun on the new $300 million USD (11 billion THB) SUPERNAP Thailand, located in Hemmaraj Industrial Estate … Continued

Meet LUTOPiA Game Company: Creating a Better World Through Games

  Las Vegas based LUTOPiA Game Company is on a mission to create a better world through games. The idea was sparked by the founder’s two passions – learning through games and making a positive difference in the world. “I’m using the power of game design to create better humans,” said Luis Raul Blondet, founder of the company. “I … Continued

Meet StoAmigo: Helping Companies Manage Digital Content

Las Vegas company StoAmigo has been an innovator in cloud products for years and touts their platform is one of the most unique in the cloud industry. The team is on a mission to revolutionize the cloud world by providing all the security of a personal device, and combine it with all the features and functions available … Continued

The Innevation Center’s January 2016 CommunityCation Luncheon

  CommunityCation Luncheons are back in action at The Innevation Center! Head to The Innevation Center on January 28th, 2016 from 11:30am to 1:00pm for the team’s free monthly CommunityCation Luncheon. This month, the event will feature a talk from leadership development expert Spencer Horn. Spencer’s presentation on Dynamic Leadership promises to improve your emotional intelligence and increase your effectiveness. Businesses … Continued