WiseBanyan Celebrates Growth in 2016

It was a busy year for the VTF Capital backed WiseBanyan team. During 2016, the startup celebrated seeing their number of clients more than double to reach 20,000 total clients. This year alone they processed millions of trades to help clients save and invest! WiseBanyan allows everybody to make the same level of investment advisory and services previously … Continued

MEDEF Connects American and French Tech Leaders at CES 2017

MEDEF is the leading French industry confederation with 80 trade federations and 122 local and regional chapters. The group represents 750,000 member companies, 95% of which are micro-businesses and SMEs. At CES 2017, MEDEF will host a private “French Soirée” event that will take place January 5, 2017 at the Paris Hotel on the Strip. This networking … Continued

Tech Training, Workshops, and Startup Support at RedFlint

Buck Wargo of Las Vegas Business Press says the new RedFlint experience center in Downtown Las Vegas is the classroom for the Southern Nevada business community, aspiring entrepreneurs, and for those wanting to improve their skill set in working with technology. “The initiative of the University of Phoenix that opened October 15, 2016 in the Bank of … Continued

UNLV Engineering Fall 2016 Senior Design Competition

Less than two weeks from graduation, some UNLV students seemed a bit more prepared for taking on the challenges of the real world, according to the Las Vegas Sun. This year, 64 engineering students competed on 25 teams for the Fred and Harriet Cox Senior Design Competition — a biannual showcase of technological innovation and engineering … Continued

Hour of Code 2016 at The Innevation Center

December 5-11, 2016 was Computer Science Education Week, where students around the world participated in Hour of Code. Hour of Code is a one-hour introduction to computer science designed to demystify coding for students and encourage them to pursue technology careers. It is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. The Hour of Code campaign was … Continued

Las Vegas Named in Best Places for Tech Entrepreneurs

It’s a good time to be a tech entrepreneur. Employment in IT is expected to grow 13.1 percent by 2024, making it one of the fastest-growing industries. In addition, nearly 40 percent of small businesses planned to increase spending on IT services this year. Not too long ago, entrepreneurs who wanted to see success as tech business … Continued

How to Raise Money Seminar at The Innevation Center

The #VegasTech community are invited to The Innevation Center on December 7, 2016 to learn more about raising capital for their startup. The “How to Raise Money Seminar” hosted by UNLV Office of Economic Development, InfoSiftr, and VentureCapital.org is a 2-hour event featuring venture professionals giving advice and up-to-date information on what entrepreneurs need to successfully raise … Continued

Leading Tech Professionals Honored at 2016 Top Tech Exec Awards

VEGAS INC and Cox Business highlighted Southern Nevada’s greatest technical achievements at its sixth annual Top Tech Exec Awards at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts on Tuesday, November 15, 2016. Guests enjoyed complimentary drinks, appetizers, and desserts catered by Four Seasons Las Vegas as award winners were announced and honored by the evening’s … Continued

1 Million Cups Reno Live Streaming at The Innevation Center

Developed by the Kauffman Foundation, 1 Million Cups is a free, national program designed to educate, engage, and connect entrepreneurs. The event is based on the notion that entrepreneurs discover solutions and network over a million cups of coffee. In anticipation of bringing 1 Million Cups back to Las Vegas in 2017, The Innevation Center … Continued

Meet MentalHappy: Sharing Their Startup Accelerator Experience

As part of our Meet #VegasTech Startups series, we talk to MentalHappy, a local Las Vegas startup. The team embodies an optimistic attitude that promotes mental well-being through fun, health, curiosity, and self-reflection. MentalHappy works each day to help people overcome of anxiety, stress, worry, depression, and sadness through practical and fun ways. The MentalHappy team … Continued