$10M Raise By Factorli, A Factory For US Hardware Startups

Initiatives from behemoths like Apple and startups like Maker’s Row have been part of a wider effort to bring more manufacturing back to the U.S. after many years of it gradually, largely moving abroad. One of the latest developments on that front is a new venture in Las Vegas called Factorli. Factorli is more than just a business that wants to encourage … Continued

Redfin Arrives in Las Vegas

The team at Redfin wanted to offer people a better way to buy and sell homes in Las Vegas, so they recently announced a move into the Las Vegas market. The team is hiring talent in Las Vegas and say they are excited to get involved in the local tech scene and partner with other innovative companies. “We can … Continued

Primeloop Completes 500 Startups Batch 8 Accelerator

On May 8, 2014, The 500 Startups Accelerator held their batch 8 Demo Day, and the batch included Vegas Tech startup, Primeloop. The 500 Startups Accelerator experiments with early-stage startup formulas for explosive growth with a mixture of up to $250K in funding, superhuman mentors & designers in residence, platform-specific strategies for customer acquisition, a … Continued

Get Ready For .Vegas Domains

Since January 2014, new city-specific domain names have started to be issued and over 60 cities have received approval for their own domains so far.  The new ‘.city’ names are expected to help local enterprises boost their web presence, improve their online search rankings and increase their sales by directing locals and tourists to relevant … Continued

News from The Innevation Center (May 5th)

The Innevation Center recently launched a new blog! Below is top news that happened during the week of May 5, 2014. #1 – May CommunityCation Luncheon Will Feature Marc Nager, CEO of UP Global On Thursday, May 29, 2014, the CEO of UP Global, Marc Nager, will come to The Innevation Center! The self-proclaimed startuper, skier, and mountaineer will talk … Continued

UNLV participates in the 2014 Google Online Marketing Challenge

This year, UNLV is participating in the 2014 Google Online Marketing Challenge. With help from Dr. Anjala S. Krishen, Associate Professor for the Lee Business School Marketing & International Business Department, the students get a unique opportunity to experience and create online marketing campaigns using Google AdWords and Google+. “With a $250 AdWords advertising budget provided by Google, students … Continued

Innevation Center’s Innevator Spotlights – Tech Nevada Honors Edition

The Innevation Center just launched a new blog! This week, they are highlighting “Innevators” or companies and entrepreneurs who work out of The Innevation Center co-working space. “On the 3rd Monday of each month, we normally share an Innevator Spotlight, a post that highlights one of the wonderful companies we have working here at The Innevation Center,” … Continued

Silver State, Green Energy

In a recent Vegas Seven article titled “Silver State, Green Energy“, writer Nicole Ely tells why Nevada remains a promised land for the alternative-energy sector. “In the past four years, Nevada, rife with clean-energy opportunities, has seen an investment boom,” she writes.  “Those opportunities come from both the sky and the ground beneath our feet: The … Continued

Ticket Cake Featured on Inc’s TrepLife Series

VegasTechFund backed TicketCake.com was featured on Inc Magazine’s TrepLife Series on April 15, 2014. “Our founding team had a lot of fun filming with the TrepLife crew last November,” said Joe Henriod, co-founder of Ticket Cake. “We couldn’t be happier with how the final product turned out.” The 10 minute episode with over 20 bonus … Continued

Startup Genome: Get on the Map

When a group of community members got together to relaunch VegasTech.com, representing the growing ecosystem was a priority.  A great solution was integrating a Startup Genome map on the site! “Startup Genome is a free and open platform for collecting, curating and analyzing data about the startups, entrepreneurs, investors and community enablers in your local startup … Continued