Fund Launched to Award $100 Million in Code School Diversity Scholarships

The Iron Yard is the largest immersive code school in the United States, and a community fixture in Las Vegas. The team recently launched the Tech Opportunity Fund in collaboration with with Code Fellows and Operation HOPE. By unifying the efforts of code schools, government, civic organizations and employers, the goal of the Tech Opportunity Fund is to … Continued

HATech Hosts Mentor Sessions at The Innevation Center

HATech is a Las Vegas startup on a mission to bring DevOps mastery to organizations through education, transformation, re-architecting, tooling, managed services and hard work. The HATech team recently announced they are are offering Mentor Sessions each month at The Innevation Center for fellow Las Vegas startups. “Being a startup ourselves, we find that we can identify with … Continued

Iron Yard Ventures Hospitality and Gaming Accelerator Announces First Cohort

Iron Yard Ventures, a seed stage investment firm and the sister organization of The Iron Yard code academy, announced the seven companies accepted into the Iron Yard Ventures Hospitality and Gaming Accelerator in Las Vegas. Iron Yard Ventures has a network of nationally ranked programs for startups and the entrepreneurs. Since 2012, Iron Yard Ventures has invested in … Continued

Equiinet Announces New Initiative to Help Local Businesses

Equiinet, a Las Vegas company specializing in global business communications and security, launched a new initiative for local businesses. The initiative, called “2016 Rejuvenate Nevada,” was created to help qualifying local businesses in Las Vegas and Henderson save money from their current telecommunications situation. This initiative’s goal is to help local businesses reduce their telecommunication costs by … Continued

Rebel Venture Fund Launches RVF Journal

Founded in 2013, the Rebel Venture Fund is UNLV’s Venture Capital fund that makes equity investments in private high-growth companies throughout Las Vegas and Southern Nevada.   We met the Rebel Venture Fund, UNLV’s student-run venture capital fund, back in May 2015. Since then, the team has been hard at work in the local community. … Continued

Kauffman Foundation Reports Rise in Startups in Las Vegas

When it comes to the number of people starting new businesses each month, Las Vegas topped at least 35 other metro areas in 2015, writes Nicole Raz for the Las Vegas Review-Journal. Raz reports an analysis of startup activity across 40 metro areas and all 50 states released by the Kauffman Foundation found Las Vegas … Continued

University of Phoenix Announces Managing Director of New RedFlint Experience Center in Las Vegas

Longtime #VegasTech community member and leader Shavonnah Tièra Collins will lead efforts to ignite change, incubate ideas, and build community and industry engagement at RedFlint experience center. The center is expected to open in downtown Las Vegas in October 2016. University of Phoenix’s first-of-its kind innovation center in Las Vegas will provide visitors with an experiential, hands-on … Continued

Startup Digest Vegas Re-Launches

Startup Digest works with the best local curators to bring you the most relevant content from the world of startups. Every week, Startup Digest sends subscribers the tech startup events in their local community and a reading list of the best articles from around the startup world. Startup Digest depends on local curators and everything they feature is … Continued

Rebel Venture Fund Presents #VentureFriday

Founded in 2013, the Rebel Venture Fund is UNLV’s Venture Capital fund that makes equity investments in private high-growth companies throughout Las Vegas and Southern Nevada. The fund invests in startups at every stage and provides knowledge, resources, and support to the growing tech and small business community in Nevada. Interestingly, unlike many other university VC … Continued