How to Get Into the Las Vegas Tech Scene

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The tech community in Las Vegas is growing, and there are lots of ways that you can get involved! You don’t have to be particularly tech savvy to make a meaningful contribution to the Vegas tech community, either. There’s plenty of room for people with other skills to help, whether you’re totally into team building … Continued

Get Ready for the BattleBorn Hackathon from March 3-12

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Conquer real challenges and win real money at the upcoming BattleBorn hackathon! The hackathon is a series of events for developers, engineers, data scientists, and creative entrepreneurs who come together to prototype solutions for the mining industry, whether they have any experience in mining or not. Barrick provides the challenges, the mentors and the current … 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

Meet the New Owners of Work in Progress

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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

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

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#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

Behind The Scenes With 7 Wonders Of Las Vegas Tech

New York-based writer, entrepreneur, and Forbes contributor Seth Porges recently published his piece Behind The Scenes With 7 Wonders Of Las Vegas Tech on Forbes.com. “Las Vegas is full of technological marvels,” he writes. “After all, this is a city where it’s seemingly impossible to be too big or too bright, and an attraction’s success often … Continued

Tech Training, Workshops, and Startup Support at RedFlint

Buck Wargo of Las Vegas Business Press says the new RedFlint experience center in Downtown Las Vegas is the classroom for the Southern Nevada business community, aspiring entrepreneurs, and for those wanting to improve their skill set in working with technology. “The initiative of the University of Phoenix that opened October 15, 2016 in the Bank of … Continued

Las Vegas Named in Best Places for Tech Entrepreneurs

It’s a good time to be a tech entrepreneur. Employment in IT is expected to grow 13.1 percent by 2024, making it one of the fastest-growing industries. In addition, nearly 40 percent of small businesses planned to increase spending on IT services this year. Not too long ago, entrepreneurs who wanted to see success as tech business … Continued