Lend Tech Industry Knowledge to CCSD and CSN

The Clark County School District (CCSD) and the College of Southern Nevada (CSN) have established Joint Technical Skills Committees for Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs offered by both educational institutions. The Joint Technical Skills Committees provide leadership and promote the development of Career and Technical Education programs to meet the needs of instructors, students, … Continued

UNLV Engineering Fall 2016 Senior Design Competition

Less than two weeks from graduation, some UNLV students seemed a bit more prepared for taking on the challenges of the real world, according to the Las Vegas Sun. This year, 64 engineering students competed on 25 teams for the Fred and Harriet Cox Senior Design Competition — a biannual showcase of technological innovation and engineering … Continued

Quertle Releases BioAI, Impacting Biomedical Drug Discovery

Henderson-based Quertle is a growing biomedical big data analytics company. The team has integrated artificial intelligence and other modern technologies into its platform to gain first-ever insight from biomedical text content. Quertle has a long client list including top pharmas, universities, and hospitals – and this new technology will greatly impact these industries. The development of the first artificial intelligence and visual … Continued

Equiinet Announces New Initiative to Help Local Businesses

Equiinet, a Las Vegas company specializing in global business communications and security, launched a new initiative for local businesses. The initiative, called “2016 Rejuvenate Nevada,” was created to help qualifying local businesses in Las Vegas and Henderson save money from their current telecommunications situation. This initiative’s goal is to help local businesses reduce their telecommunication costs by … Continued

UNLV Business Plan Competition Down to 10 Teams

The 2016 Dominic Anthony Marrocco Southern Nevada Business Plan Competition is down to 10 semifinalists. Five of the teams will advance to the final round on April 29, 2016. The seventh annual competition is run by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Center for Entrepreneurship in partnership with the Las Vegas Business Press. It is underwritten by Dominic Anthony … Continued

12 Tips for Plugging Into the #VegasTech Startup Scene

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We recently saw Joshua Baer’s guide to the Austin Startup Scene and were inspired to create something similar for those who are new to #VegasTech! Before you touch down in Las Vegas, here’s a checklist to get you started: Sign up for the VegasTech.com weekly email newsletter. We share popular articles from the past week, post … Continued

UNLV Places 8th in DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals

UNLV was among 23 of the world’s best robotics teams competing in the 2015 U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Challenge Finals, an elite competition of robots and their human supervisors, on June 5-6 at the Fairplex in Pomona, California. Launched in response to a humanitarian need that became glaringly clear during the nuclear … Continued

Las Vegas Women in Technology Awards Highlight Las Vegas Women

Girls in Tech Las Vegas, HiTech Vegas, and Women Advancing (formerly Women in Media Mentoring Initiative) presented the second annual Las Vegas Women in Technology Awards to recognize the achievements of women in the technology community in Las Vegas. This year, five awards were given: High Tech Woman of the Year, High Tech Rising Star, High Tech Community … Continued

LVGEA is Helping the Startup Community in Southern Nevada

The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance is a public-private partnership focused on growing the economy in Southern Nevada through community development and business recruitment, retention and outreach. LVGEA is a small team of about 20 people. “To put that in plain English, there’s a kind-of three-legged stool that is the foundation of our work: we recruit and … Continued

Twins from LA Win AT&T’s Women in Tech Challenge in Vegas

The 2015 AT&T Developer Summit Hackathon was held January 3rd and 4th at Rain Nightclub in the Palms Casino Resort. The event was held in conjunction with CES 2015. This hackathon allowed attendees access to the latest technology, tools and services for the connected car, connected home and wearables, and more. Nearly 700 developers, designers and tech entrepreneurs from all around … Continued