Startup Night Downtown Vegas presented by International CES

Tech Cocktail is partnering with the International CES to present Startup Night Downtown Vegas on January 5, 2015. “We extended special invitations to Eureka Park startups that we reviewed and selected out of the few hundred they’ve got demoing at CES,” said Tech Cocktail’s Editor Ann Diab.  “We’re excited to bring these startups to the … Continued

#FrenchPitch: International Startup Networking Lunch at CES

At International CES 2015, 66 of the over 200 startups present in Eureka Park will be French, a sign of the increasing importance of the FrenchTech movement and impact of international startups on the worldwide tech space. On Monday, January 5, 2015, EPC Digital will host “#FrenchPitch: International Startup Networking Lunch” to connect the FrenchTech startups … Continued

Downtown Podcast Celebrates 100 Episodes

Downtown Podcast is a weekly podcast that acts as an information platform open to the public, with a local, national, and international audience. Downtown Podcast is filmed weekly with a live studio audience by a group of local volunteers in an easily accessible, central downtown location. This week, the Downtown Podcast celebrates their 100th episode. … Continued

Startup Garage at APPNATION

APPNATION is the largest conference and exhibit in North America focused exclusively on the business of apps and the broader consumer app economy. This year, the conference is taking place January 5-6, 2015 at The Cosmopolitan. The theme of this year’s event is: “Discover. Acquire. Monetize.” APPNATION’s focus is on social and mobile apps across … Continued

Hipster Hackers Aims to Teach Beginners to Code

Hipster Hackers Meetup

A new #VegasTech meetup called Hipster Hackers will hold their first “Web Basics” session on Monday, January 12, 2015 from 6:30-8:00pm at Work in Progress. The goal of the meetup is to teach community members to become developers by attending focused classes intended to teach from the ground up. “We started the meetup because we noticed with the Las Vegas Ruby Users Group, … Continued

December 2014 VegasJS Meetup

VegasJS, started in 2010 by a Zappos Alumni named Alex Kirmse, is a group that meets to discuss, learn, teach, and play JavaScript. “There wasn’t a good meetup group for JavaScript developers so he started one,” said group member Pawel Szymczykowski. “At that time, we mostly met at the Starbucks at 215 and Green Valley because it … Continued

TBAN’s 4th Annual Startup Luncheon

The Technology Business Alliance of Nevada (TBAN) will host their 4th Annual Startup Luncheon at The Innevation Center on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 from 11:30am – 1:00pm. TBAN is proactively fostering technology business growth in Nevada. The organization is dedicated to assisting technology-based startups, emerging and growth companies in finding the talent, customers and financing needed to be … Continued

Founder Institute Hosts “How to Start a Startup in Las Vegas” Event

Founder Institute will host their second event in the #VegasTech community on November 13, 2014 starting at 6:30 pm. Mark Rowland and Sara Hill are the Las Vegas Directors of Founder Institute and organized this event. “The Founder’s Institute allows people to explore entrepreneurship and gives them the tools they need to take the first steps,” said Sara … Continued

WIMMI & GITLV November 2014 “Mentor Moment” Event

Girls in Tech, Las Vegas and Women in Media Mentoring Initiative (WIMMI) are co-hosting “Mentor Moment” on Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at Work In Progress in downtown Las Vegas. “Mentor Moment” is a casual event that spotlights a mentor for the evening. The mentor featured for the event is from the Las Vegas media, marketing, … Continued

Making the Leap from Employee to Entrepreneur, with Tom Ellingson (Founder of

Founder Institute

The Founder Institute will host their first event in the #VegasTech community on  October 28, 2014 starting at 6:30 pm. The Founder Institute is the world’s largest entrepreneur training and startup launch program, helping aspiring founders across the globe build enduring technology companies. The event, “Making the Leap from Employee to Entrepreneur,” will be held … Continued