Convergence of Clouds Powers Expansion at SUPERNAP

Switch goes public and raises billions

The Switch SUPERNAP campus in Las Vegas has it all: massive scale, impressive connectivity, extreme density, technology innovation, distinctive design and a powerful convergence of cloud computing companies. That’s why the three huge data center buildings on the main SUPERNAP campus have attracted a critical mass of more than 1,000 customers, including 120 cloud and … Continued

John Legend’s Bungalow Clothing Backed by VegasTechFund

Bungalow Clothing launched its an online, high-end personal styling service for women. The online shopping destination, co-founded by CEO Rob Wright, president Jonathan Snyder, VP of merchandising Meital Bronstein and singer John Legend is transforming the e-commerce experience for the higher-end female shopper by combining all the best elements of offline retail shopping into an … Continued

Tech Impact’s ITWorks Launches in Las Vegas

Tech Impact announced it will launch ITWorks, a free IT certificate program for underemployed youth, in Las Vegas in February 2016. With classes currently offered in Philadelphia and Wilmington, Delaware, the program teaches students IT configuration and networking skills and matches them with mentors and internships at Fortune 500 companies like Capital One, Barclays and … Continued

VegasTechFund-backed Karma Launches Subscription Data Plan

Three months after launching its second-generation Wi-Fi hotspots, VegasTechFund-backed New York startup Karma has gotten most of its Karma Go devices into customers’ hands. But there’s a new problem: for about one-quarter of users, Karma’s pay-as-you-go model is racking up bills too fast. Karma’s cofounder, CEO, and chief evangelist Steven van Wel tells Forbes that for the 25% of power users … Continued

Vegas-based Startup Influential is Hiring

Las Vegas startup Influential is the only mobile-first influencer platform with the most engaged influencers on Twitter, Instagram, Vine, and Snapchat connected via the team’s patent-pending app. Influential is expanding and they are seeking new talent to help fuel the growth of the startup. “Ever since the recent press in Forbes and Venture Beat, we have gained momentum with investors and … Continued

2015 Launching Las Vegas Award

Voting for the Launching Las Vegas Award is now open and will run through 5:00 PM EST on Friday, November 13, 2015. The winner of the 2015 Launching Las Vegas Award will receive a $1,000 cash prize, and the runner-up will be awarded $250. “The Launching Las Vegas Award was created to celebrate the hard work, effort, and commitment … Continued

First Demo Day at The Iron Yard Las Vegas

On September 18, 2015, The Iron Yard in Las Vegas hosted their first cohort’s Demo Day Presentations and Celebration. Graduates of The Iron Yard, the world’s largest and fastest-growing code school, sprint for 12 weeks, putting everything they have into learning the craft of programming and design. Their time in The Iron Yard’s courses culminates in a … Continued

Wedgies Announces Improved Poll Analytics Dashboard

VegasTechFund-backed Wedgies is a real-time platform that aggregates data and creates better interaction through questions. Wedgies polls take less than 30 seconds to make and once a poll is shared, votes are counted in real time. The Las Vegas based team recently announced their users can now easily see where polls are getting votes, views, and shares from with improved … Continued

Switch invests $10 million in Planet3

Planet3, an exploration-based learning company, announced that it has secured $10 million in funding to launch a digital learning platform that presents the entire Earth as a living laboratory. Empowering student curiosity and achievement, Planet3 targets Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) subjects. The Company’s first product focuses on middle school Earth, Life, and … Continued

StoAmigo’s Tack App Gives Local Hard Drives Cloud Accessibility

StoAmigo, a international software development company headquartered in Las Vegas, announced the release of TackApp. This desktop application lets users instantly bind the hard drive of their computer to their StoAmigo cloud accounts. Since the Tack App does not use time consuming processes such as uploading or syncing, the files on the computer are immediately accessible … Continued