AFwerX Comes to Vegas – Hiring Event November 16

AFwerX, a division of DEFENSEWERX, comes to Vegas

Air Force tech innovator AFwerX, a branch of DEFENSEWERX, is moving in near UNLV. AFwerX acts like a connector between the Air Force (including the Air Force Research Labs and the USAF Warfare Center) and the people who create problem-solving technologies. Here’s the basic idea: The Air Force recognizes that there are a lot of … Continued

Startup Weekend is Back on November 10, 11, and 12

Startup Weekend Las Vegas 2017 comes to Innevation in November

Techstars’ ever popular Startup Weekend event is back in at the Innevation Center in Las Vegas on November 10th, 11th and 12th. You can get your tickets here,¬†but there’s a promo code at the bottom of this post to save you some cash, so scroll down before you buy. If you’re a solo entrepreneur looking … Continued

Switch’s IPO Shines the Spotlight on Vegas Technology

If you’re at all involved with the Vegas tech scene, you’re probably familiar with Switch and their seriously cool data centers. You may have even taken a tour of their campus, or perhaps you’ve been to a Meetup or something like Startup Weekend in the Innevation center. The big news about Switch is that they … Continued

WordCamp Vegas Has Been Announced!

WordCamp Vegas is coming back in 2017

After taking a year off, the highly anticipated WordCamp Vegas is finally back on October 14th and 15th, 2017 at the RedFlint Experience Center. We’ve got the skinny on the new venue, some cool new options, and (most importantly) where you can get tickets. Spoiler alert: if you click that link, you’ll find the page … Continued

Meet the New Owners of Work in Progress

Work in Progress Las Vegas

Work in Progress Las Vegas has a new leadership team, and #VegasTech gets to make the very first public announcement! As of Monday, September 18th, Kenny Eliason and Kurt Wankier of NeONBRAND Digital Marketing¬†(the company that operates #VegasTech) are officially the new owners of Work in Progress. A letter was sent to current Work in … Continued

A Peek Inside UNLV Team’s Solar Decathlon House

VegasTech got a behind-the-scenes tour of the UNLV Team Vegas 2017 Solar Decathlon entry, a net 0 house with ambitious plans and a worthwhile mission. About the Solar Decathlon The US Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon challenges teams of college and university students from around the world to design and build full-sized, solar powered houses. … Continued

Techstars Roadshow Las Vegas is Monday, August 14

Starting at 5:30 PM on Monday, August 14, Techstars Roadshow comes to the Innevation Center in Las Vegas for a night of networking and education. Techstars is the company behind events like Startup Weekend, and they offer accelerator programs in cities around the world for tech-centered startups in a variety of industries. They’ve jumpstarted success … Continued

DEF CON 2017 Starts Tomorrow!

DEF CON 25 comes to Caesars Palace in Las Vegas 2017

The notorious hacker conference DEF CON 25 begins tomorrow, July 27th, at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Tickets for DEF CON events aren’t sold ahead of time because the usual attendees aren’t big on having their names on lists, so the $260.00 entry to DEF CON 25 is only payable in cash at the door. … Continued

My True Auto Rate Gives You a Negotiation Edge

There’s some new tech on the Vegas block, and we got the inside scoop on the new Las Vegas startup My True Auto Rate. My True Auto Rate was founded by auto industry insiders who were fed up with the negotiation process involved in buying a new (or pre-owned) car. Here’s the basic concept: Negotiating … Continued

Want To Get Featured on #VegasTech? Here’s How:

Increase your odds of getting featured on #VegasTech

#VegasTech loves featuring tech-related events, innovative startups, and other tech news within the Las Vegas community. If you or your company have an event or announcement you’d like to share on the #VegasTech blog, we want to hear about it. We don’t do a story for every submission, though, so to increase your odds of … Continued