News from The Innevation Center (October 6th)

The Innevation Center is a one-of-a-kind public/private conference, collaboration & coworking environment created by Switch. The mission is to boost and diversify Nevada’s economy. Below is top news that happened for The Innevation Center during the week of October 6, 2014.

#1 – Docupace is Hiring

On the heels of Docuspace’s recent executive management team expansion comes a major investment from RCAP, allowing the company to reach an industry milestone of servicing more than 500 leading financial industry clients and successfully implementing Straight-Through-Processing (STP) with several leading financial institutions.

“The company joined Innevation a few months ago, but has been a client of Switch SUPERNAP for many years. “Docupace has a long history here at Switch and a large part of Docupace’s success is because of the incredible partnership with Switch,” said Tom Embrogno, Chief Growth Officer,” wrote The Innevation Center team on their blog.  “Now comes the best news for you, #VegasTech: along with the major investment comes space for nearly 60 new positions, including a web master, business analysts, sales, and training staff!”

Get more information about the company here.

#2 – Local Motors Featured on Today Show

Local VegasTechFund-backed Local Motors and its 3D printed car were featured on NBC’s The Today Show.

“Local Motors combines co-creation and micro-manufacturing to bring hardware innovations to market at unprecedented speed. Its global co-creation community is made up of enthusiasts, hobbyist innovators and professionals. After the company 3D-printed its car, its gained attention nationwide,” wrote The Innevation Center team on their blog. “Check out the video clip from this morning. Congratulations again, Local Motors!”

#3 – Rumgr + eBay Fun Facts

Recently, local VegasTechFund-backed company Rumgr was acquired by eBay.

“While we’re super sad to see them leave our #VegasTech community, we’re excited for the team for more reasons than you might realize,” wrote The Innevation Center team on their blog.  Below are the three reasons The Innevation Center team is excited for the acquisition.

#1. “Rumgr came about as an idea pitched at a 2011 Las Vegas Startup Weekend, which has been hosted here at Innevation since we were born in 2012 (and will be hosted here again this November. Maybe your idea is the next big thing!)” they write.

#2. “The Innevation Center is powered by the Switch SUPERNAP, whose biggest client is…drumroll, please…eBay!” the team writes. “This means that even though they’re leaving our city, the Rumgr team is still a part of our #VegasTech community.”

#3 “Though we’ll miss Rumgr, there’s an upside to their move: we hope their success will inspire more startups to move here!” the team writes.

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