News from the Innevation Center (June 16th)

The Innevation Center is a one-of-a-kind public/private conference, collaboration & coworking environment created by Switch. Mission – to boost and diversify Nevada’s economy. Below is top news that happened for The Innevation Center during the week of June 16, 2014. #1 – LVAUG Presents Adobe Creative Cloud Event on 7/9/14 On July 9, 2014 at 6 pm, … Continued

News from the Innevation Center (June 9th)

Startup Mixology

The Innevation Center recently launched a new blog! Below is top news that happened during the week of June 9, 2014. #1 – June CommunityCation Luncheon Announcement! Frank Gruber is the Founder and CEO of Tech Cocktail and author of Startup Mixology: Tech Cocktail’s Guide to Building, Growing, and Celebrating Startup Success. At the CommunityCation event, he will be talking about his … Continued

Jen McCabe Listed in Fast Company’s Most Creative People of 2014

Head of Hardware at the VegasTechFund, Jen S. McCabe, was recently listed in Fast Company’s Most Creative People of 2014. “Can a group of tech investors turn downtown Las Vegas into a hub for innovative digital businesses? That’s the goal of Zappos founder Tony Hsieh’s VegasTechFund,” the feature reads. “Jen McCabe oversees the company’s hardware-investments … Continued

News from the Innevation Center (June 2nd)

The Innevation Center recently launched a new blog! Below is top news that happened during the week of June 2, 2014. #1 – Las Vegas Virtual Reality Meetup Joins Innevation After winning a hackathon, members of Originate‘s Las Vegas team decided to form a Meetup group to continue working with and learning about virtual reality. Read the story from … Continued

Las Vegas Weekly Asks 15 Burning Questions about Downtown Las Vegas

In a May 29, 2014 article in Las Vegas Weekly titled “15 Burning Questions about Downtown Las Vegas“,  the publication staff explores the quickly changing scene in Downtown Las Vegas. “Thanks to entrepreneurs, rapid-fire development and a certain near-billionaire, the heart of the city is changing fast. We know we like all the options for … Continued

Dunwello Wants To Be Part of the #VegasTech Community

Tech Cocktail’s Will Schmidt reported for the Las Vegas Edition of Tech.co about Matt Lauzon and his company, Dunwello. “It was only a short 3 months ago that Matt Lauzon announced that his Boston based company, Dunwello, had successfully closed a seed funding round in which he raised $1.4 million from major investors. High up on that … Continued

News from The Innevation Center (May 26th)

The Innevation Center recently launched a new blog! Below is top news that happened during the week of May 26, 2014. #1 – Tech Talk Tuesday: Uber’s Uber High Valuation “Happy Tech Talk Tuesday! Today we’re gasping at Uber’s uber high valuation of $17 billion announced on Sunday,” the Innevation team writes on their blog. “According to Mashable’s … Continued

Brad Feld pubs “The Largest Startup Community In The World”

As Boulder Startup Week 2014 wrapped, Brad Feld, a managing director at the Foundry Group, reflected on the power of startup communities today. He published The Largest Startup Community In The World on his website. “When I wrote Startup Communities: Building an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Your City, I made some assertions about how to build startup communities and what the … Continued

News from The Innevation Center (May 19th)

The Innevation Center recently launched a new blog! Below is top news that happened during the week of May 19, 2014. #1 – DTLV & Innevation Welcome UP Summit UP Summit is the largest grassroots gathering of startup Community Leaders from across the world and it’s coming to Las Vegas this year. “From May 29th to May 31st, the UP Summit invites … Continued

News from The Innevation Center (May 12th)

The Innevation Center recently launched a new blog! Below is top news that happened during the week of May 12, 2014. #1 – Entrepreneur.com Names Vegas & Reno “Alternative Tech Startup Cities” “According to Entrepreneur.com’s John Solari, Las Vegas is one of three top alternatives to Silicon Valley for startups. “Switch Communication’s founder, Rob Roy, is pumping money and energy … Continued