Meet Adam Englander: Tips for Landing Technical Conference Talks

Adam Englander is a technologist in the #VegasTech community who has experience in all levels of technology research, design, development, and implementation. Throughout his career, Englander has formed a unique technology perspective that comes from his roles in small, medium, and very large companies. In his current role as Director of Engineering at VTF Capital-backed LaunchKey, Adam Englander … Continued

The Innevation Center CommunityCation Luncheon Featuring Dr. Janet Runge

The Innevation Center is a 65,000-square-foot collaborative workspace and community event venue driving Nevada’s new “innevation” economy. The space was donated to the community by Switch Founder and CEO Rob Roy. Each month, the team at The Innevation Center host the CommunityCation Luncheon where they welcome the #VegasTech community into their space to enjoy lunch … Continued

New Technology to Help Cities Save Water Tested in Las Vegas

With 54 percent of the world’s population now living in cities, the development of “smart cities” and “smart communities” is becoming a major focus around the globe. Internet of Things (IoT) and Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) involve connecting smart devices and systems in fundamentally new ways. The new technologies enable cities and communities to improve services, promote … Continued

Meet Dr. Janet Runge: Fostering Innovation and Entrepreneurship at UNLV

Dr. Janet Runge focuses on entrepreneurship at UNLV. She works with start-ups, small businesses, family firms, and not for profits and is a frequent speaker and consultant. Dr. Runge has put entrepreneurship on the map at UNLV through a number of initiatives including developing a major and minor in Entrepreneurship and establishing a Business Plan Competition for high … Continued

Meet Gabriel Shepherd: Campus Director at The Iron Yard

Gabriel Shepherd finds himself inspired by entrepreneurs, fascinated by business experiments, and prides himself on being a relationship builder. This familiar face around the #VegasTech community recently stepped into a new role – Campus Director at The Iron Yard. The Iron Yard is the world’s largest code school with full-time immersive courses in 20 cities. The team … Continued

Meet Nicole Bassett: Graduate of The Mill

Meet Nicole Bassett, cofounder of The Renewal Workshop. Nicole and her startup team went through The Mill’s Idea Lab program in 2015, and just finished TMC3, which is the third cohort for The Mill’s Startup Accelerator in downtown Las Vegas. “I live in Hood River, OR now with my husband and two dogs. My career has … Continued

Influential Raises $5M In Series A Funding

Influential, a Data-First influencer marketing platform, announced it has raised a $5M Series A round of funding with lead investor, Capital Zed, an Australia-based disruptive technology investor. This brings the overall total of funding raised by Influential to date to $9M. Influential is a technology platform and social media influencer network that works with more than … Continued

WiseBanyan Selected as FinLab Winner

It’s been a busy summer so far for Las Vegas startup WiseBanyan. WiseBanyan is the world’s first free financial advisor. WiseBanyan builds and manages tailored investment plans to reach financial milestones such as retirement, creating a rainy day fund, or purchasing a home. Clients simply link a bank account, and WiseBanyan’s end-to-end infrastructure automates the achievement … Continued

HATech Launches Serverless Consulting and Development Practice

HATech, a Las Vegas-based company in the DevOps and Cloud Migration space, is rolling out a new idea – a new Serverless Consulting and Development practice. Building on their triple digit growth each quarter since November 2015, HATech is partnering with Amazon Web Services to move applications from Virtual Machines to true Serverless Infrastructures. The HATech teams says AWS Lambda provides a … Continued