Don’t be afraid of the dark. Or the white. Krysta Bea Jackson is here for you. Jackson, the owner of Sugar Love Chocolates in the Basement shops of the West Elm building, is debuting Sugar Love University, a series of 11 monthly classes on the history, chemistry and cultural role of chocolate. The first class begins Aug. 24. The last one takes place in June 2017.
Entering your work in an association’s annual awards and recognition ceremony is A LOT of work. Whether you’re gathering the news clips, screen-shotting social engagement, writing a narrative, wracking your brain-files for memories from 11 months ago, or adding metrics that support your evaluation (c’mon, we’ve all done it), it’s no easy task to compile your best work. But here are five reasons it’s completely worth it.
A survey of the fastest-growing startup companies in Northern Nevada found that roughly half are run by women founders. This is far above the national average, according to the Kauffman Foundation Startup Activity Index that states that only 36.8 percent of new entrepreneurs are female. These local companies are very diverse, ranging from management software, to custom apparel, to biochemicals and consumer products. The Summit Venture Mentoring Service, a program managed by EDAWN’s Entrepreneurial Team, takes in early-stage startups and organizes a team of mentors around them to guide them towards success. Of the 23 startups supported by the program in the past year, 12 of them were solo female founders or had a female co-founder.
This summer, Facebook has reported 1.57 billion daily active users – people who are logging into scrolling through their feeds daily. Each one represents an opportunity for your business to reach a customer, and ads can help find the ones who are relevant to your business. Here are three of my favorite options that your business should consider integrating into your social media strategy immediately.
Right around late summer into early fall, we start receiving requests to assist customers in relocating their IT infrastructure in to new office facilities. They’ve outgrown their existing office space and are looking to upgrade into some new digs, or perhaps they had to downsize in to a smaller office. If your organization is in a similar position and looking for a new location or expanding in to an additional location, take care to go one step further and see which internet service providers (ISPs) are available before signing any agreements.
The Batchery, an East Bay, California-based global incubator for seed-stage startups ready to go from idea to launch at lightning speed, has announced a partnership with the University of Nevada, Reno Innevation Center. The intention of the unique partnership is to spur innovation and stimulate the incubation of startups both in the Bay Area and in Nevada. Additionally, The Batchery’s members will be able to leverage the sophisticated laboratory and equipment resources of the University of Nevada, Reno. Entrepreneurs and innovators will have access to The Batchery’s resources for advice, guidance and introductions to Silicon Valley influencers.
The professionals of Reno Diagnostic Centers share their thoughts about the effects of the current revolution in medical technology during NCET’s Tech Wednesday event on Sept. 14. Join with us as we take a look over the horizon.