A basic unit of life — one that most of us take for granted — often isn’t available to about two-thirds of the world’s population. But Dr. Sage Hiibel, at the University of Nevada, Reno, is removing contaminants from water through a process called direct contact membrane distillation (DCMD).
I believe that a company’s ability to capture market share and deliver exponential growth starts with the mindset of its leadership. Leaders must develop themselves before they can expect a sales team to bring in results. Every great leader needs the mindset, skill set, and tool set to succeed. Here are some tips on how to develop all three.
A new study by Nevada banking companies adds weight to previous discussions about the need to upgrade the workforce and STEM education in the schools, as well as what makes Nevada a great place to do business. First Independent Bank and Bank of Nevada, both divisions of Western Alliance Bank, last week released the Nevada Business Leader Survey. The banks commissioned WestGroup Research to conduct the survey, which took place in January.
Ozmen Ventures has announced its launch as one of the first early-stage investment funds in northern Nevada. Founded by Eren and Fatih Ozmen, owners of Sparks-based Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), a global aerospace and defense company, the fund aims to invest in young and dynamic local startups and cultivate the local entrepreneurial ecosystem. Ozmen Ventures is a seed and early-stage venture capital fund headquartered in Reno. The fund has already made an investment in ClickBio, an innovator in the laboratory consumables industry.
One of the most vital components of your company’s brand is its integrity, and because the internet fact checks at the speed of light these days, it’s prudent to take steps to ensure the information you make public is beyond reproach before releasing it. To help you safeguard that integrity, here are a few things to keep in mind.
An important truth I’ve learned is that business is as much an internal game as an external one – sometimes more so. Which brings me to my question: What do you do when opportunity knocks? Most of us like to think we go for it. But if we’re truthful, there are probably times we procrastinate, or even let it slip by. Why? Here are five insights for taking advantage of more opportunities.
Bridgewire, a member-funded makerspace in Sparks, provides one of the most intriguing elements of the technology infrastructure in Northern Nevada. At Bridgewire, members use tools such as 3D printers and computer-controlled cutters to experiment and create prototypes of promising new products. Join us on April 12th and learn about the possibilities at Bridgewire.