Building a Bridge to India

You know you’re not a fledging startup community anymore when a delegation of leading Indian tech founders are making the Vegas Tech community a stop on their U.S. tech tour. The new TiE Las Vegas chapter, started by Sunny Tara, will be hosting a free cocktail hour and educational event on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at the … Continued

Nevada SBDC Announces National Small Business Week 2014

Every year since 1963, the President of the United States has issued a proclamation announcing National Small Business Week, which recognizes the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners. “More than half of Americans either own or work for a small business, and they create about two out of every three new jobs … Continued

ShopLocket Hosts First Vegas Meetup

ShopLocket is an e-commerce platform used by hardware entrepreneurs and is also a great resource for entrepreneurs, makers and curious consumers. “We feature over 55 interviews with influencers and founders, thousands of curated articles, makerspaces across the country, a hardware calendar with events around the world and more!” said Gwen Elliot, Community Manager at ShopLocket. … Continued

National Day of Civic Hacking 2014

On May 31 and June 1, 2014, the National Day of Civic Hacking will unite technologists, entrepreneurs, developers and other citizens in using open data to improve communities and the governments that serve them. “I helped set up the first National Day of Civic Hacking with Jimmy Jacobson and Kyle Kelly last year,” said organizer … Continued

Las Vegas Students Participate in the Congressional App Challenge

The Congressional App Challenge was the first House academic competition to promote innovation in the fields of science, technology engineering, and math (STEM). Modeled after the Congressional Art Competition, the Congressional App Challenge promotes STEM education by recognizing and incentivizing our nation’s young programming talent. “STEM education provides students the skills they need to compete for the … Continued

TEDx Comes to Nevada for TEDxReno

Registration for TEDxReno opened up today and tickets are selling quickly. This event, happening June 6, 2014 at Lear Theatre in Reno, NV, has the goal of inspiring, motivating, and enlightening the local and global audience with stimulating ideas and conversations. This event is a full day conference filled with a full spectrum of speakers. “In … Continued

National Atomic Testing Museum Exhibit Reopening

The National Atomic Testing Museum in Las Vegas, NV is a national science, history, and educational institution that tells the story of America’s nuclear weapons testing program at the Nevada Test Site. The museum uses lessons of the past and present to better understand the extent and effect of nuclear testing on worldwide nuclear deterrence … Continued

UP Summit comes to Downtown Las Vegas

UP Global is a non-profit dedicated to fostering entrepreneurship, grassroots leadership, and strong communities. Their team’s vision is a world in which every person has the opportunity to experience and become an entrepreneur. “We are on a mission to make the world a more innovative and prosperous place, one community at a time,” says Victoria Schramm, Director of … Continued

Get Involved with Neon Initiative

Neon Initiative is an organization formed in a collaboration with the Las Vegas chapter of the National Urban League to introduce Las Vegas students to computer science and other STEM fields. Neon Initiative is a holding company for audacious ideas, projects and initiatives by #VegasTech’s own Shavonnah Tièra. “The current name for the umbrella organization is … Continued

TBAN’s 2014 Tech Nevada Honors event

TBAN presented Tech Nevada Honors on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 1 OAK Nightclub in the Mirage. Tech Nevada Honors is an annual event designed to celebrate those individuals and their companies who have enhanced the growth and prestige of Nevada’s technology community. The Technology Business Alliance of Nevada is proactively fostering technology business growth in Nevada. TBAN is … Continued