Work In Progress Announces New Location

In Spring 2016, Let’s Rally, a Las Vegas-based digital marketing agency, first expressed interest in taking over Work In Progress. The co-working space in Downtown Las Vegas was first opened in 2013 as a subsidiary of VTF Capital, formerly known as VegasTechFund, the venture arm of Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh’s $350 million expenditure to launch the … Continued

Meet the Las Vegas Chapter of AA-ISP: Advancing Inside Sales

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The emergence of new communications channels combined with a demographically diverse mix of people who might buy what your startup is selling has made an effective sales strategy a much-needed part of the tech startup mix. “Gone are the days when enterprise-software sales routinely get closed on country-club golf courses in all-male foursomes,” write Matthew Bellows and Neeraj … Continued

Tech innovation is shaking and shaping the Las Vegas machine

Are the technological leaps on display a threat to the foundations of the Las Vegas economy? Through a particular lens, Daniel Rothberg says the answer is yes. “With power concentrated in entrenched industries, and the deal-makers ruling from the top on down, disruption can be especially thorny,” writes Daniel Rothberg for The Las Vegas Sun. ” Intensifying … Continued

First AA-ISP Member Conference Announced in Las Vegas

AA-ISP (American Association of Inside Sales Professionals) is an international association dedicated exclusively to advancing the profession of Inside Sales. Inside Sales, which is the dominant sales model for reps in B2B, tech, SaaS, and a variety of B2C industries, is sales that is handled remotely. It often involves high-touch transactions over phone and email. … Continued

IoT Evolution Expo Kicks-Off Next Week in Las Vegas

The 16th iteration of IoT Evolution Conference & Expo will kick off July 11-14, 2016 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. The event features a packed schedule of sessions, case studies, awards demos, keynotes, exhibits and networking events. IoT Evolution is the leading educational and networking forum for the IoT ecosystem and for any company looking … Continued

Rolltech Merges with Sports Challenge Network to Offer Unmatched Bowling Experience

Sports Challenge Network and #VegasTech startup Rolltech announced their merger. Combined, their goal is to focus on the mobile bowling experience with SCN as the parent company. The newly incorporated Sports Challenge Network (SCN) will be the parent company for all combined products, creating the industry leader in innovating and expanding new types of bowler experiences, competition, … Continued

Meet Mike Sweeney: Instructor at The Iron Yard Las Vegas

Since The Iron Yard first announced their Las Vegas campus, the team has been hard at work contributing tremendous value to the #VegasTech community. From launching Iron Yard Ventures to impacting the lives of graduates, The Iron Yard is working directly with Zappos, the Downtown Project, VTF Capital, and The Mill Accelerator Program to bring tech … Continued

Amplify Live Experience

The Amplify Live Experience promises four days of the best practices from industry leaders on exactly how they have built what they have built and how you can too. Entrepreneurs will discover their mission, message, passion, and purpose – and receive insight on how to monetize. The event is happening July 21 – 24, 2016 at the SLS … Continued

Meet CreativeMornings Las Vegas: Breakfast Lecture Series for Creatives

CreativeMornings is a free, monthly breakfast lecture series for the creative community. The event was started in New York City by Tina Roth Eisenberg, founder of swissmiss. After attending a number of classic, multi-day conferences, she was looking for an event that was more accessible and nimble. On September 19, 2008, Eisenberg opened her door and hosted the … Continued

Meet PetFlow: Seeking to be a Better Pet Store

PetFlow started with a simple question: What if the internet was used to make pet food delivery easy and affordable? The team spent 6 years, millions of dollars, and lots of work to grow the business to scale and make it profitable. Last year, the team got there. “We started in 2010, just trying to give people an option … Continued