New online degree program offers new cybersecurity curriculum Western Governors University (WGU), www.wgu.edu, is now accepting applications for its newest online master’s degree program, M.S. in Cybersecurity and Information Assurance. Developed in collaboration with industry and policy experts, the new program offers coursework that aligns with the latest standards from national security organizations, including the […]
Ten years ago, I started a new job as Executive Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology (“CET”). I was technically an employee of the Nevada Commission on Economic Development, which provided benefits, travel expenses and much of my salary as their contribution to CET. I had an office in Carson City but generally used my home office to avoid that LONG commute to Carson. My first day coincided with a Tech Thursday event, held in the building in the Tech Center that housed Twelve Horses.
The Reno Angels and Summit Venture Mentoring Service (VMS) are joining forces to help entrepreneurs in the Northern Sierra Region. The Reno Angels, at its monthly meetings, will hear pitches from entrepreneurs participating in Summit VMS’ comprehensive mentoring program. The goals are to provide real-world feedback to the entrepreneurs on their business plans and presentations, and to consider investments in selected businesses.
Dave Archer has changed a lot in 10 years…and so has NCET. Join us on February 3, 2016 for a cocktail party and mixer to celebrate NCET and take a look back at how NCET has changed during Dave’s 10 years at the helm. Find out how—unlike the Titanic—NCET emerged stronger after hitting a funding iceberg!
The New Year will arrive in a few days, so consider these resolutions for 2016. For starters, a Business Plan. This is the most fundamental item needed by any business. You wouldn’t drive across country without a map, and you shouldn’t try to start or run a business without a business plan. General Eisenhower said, “Plans are nothing, planning is everything;” and most of a business plan’s value comes from the thought process you go through while writing it.
One of my favorite things about living in Northern Nevada is the wide range of fascinating programs and events that focus on business, technology – and life! Here are just a few of the 2016 events worth checking out.
Tourism marketers in the Reno-Tahoe area are among the leaders in the development of effective strategies to draw Millennial-generation travelers. NCET’s Tech Wednesday event provides a behind-the-scenes look at one of these campaigns, and the technology that supports it.