Ten Business Pitch Competition finalists have been selected to pitch their company’s product or service to a panel of judges at the sixth annual Governor’s Conference on Business in Sparks on Aug. 17. Each of the finalists will have two minutes to make their pitch, followed by a three minute Q&A session with the judges.
The UNLV Research Foundation realized it needed a partner for its research and technology park to reach its potential. Two months after the announcement that Utah-based Gardner Co. would serve as master developer of the UNLV Harry Reid Research & Technology Park, it’s preparing for additional development beyond the two tenants on the 120-acre site in the southwest valley. Some 93 acres are left for development at the park, at Sunset Road near Durango Drive just off the 215 Beltway.
Conference overview • Hear from government officials and industry leaders during informative, engaging panel sessions. • Funding Your Business • Regulatory Reform Update • Nevada Economic Roundup • Participate in Q & A discussions at each panel. • Activate relationships with service providers, regulators and development authorities at the outreach event. • Join Governor Sandoval […]
The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada this week will invest about $3,500 in a whirlwind tour to show off the region’s presence in renewable energy to three journalists who write for national publications. The potential return on the investment? “Priceless,” says EDAWN’s Chuck Alvey, taking a page from MasterCard’s marketing. During a two-day stay, […]
The value of loan collateral has disappeared like a desert mirage in recent years, but Nevada officials are expecting a $13.8 million federal grant to help small businesses borrow money. Gov. Brian Sandoval and bankers will meet Monday in Carson City with Cliff Kellogg, director of the State Small Business Credit Initiative, about implementing the […]
Sempra Energy on Friday officially dedicated its Copper Mountain Solar plant near Boulder City. Gov. Brian Sandoval was on hand for the event, along with Sempra executives. Copper Mountain Solar, a 380-acre photovoltaic-panel plant, is billed as America’s largest solar generating station. The plant’s 48 megawatts can power about 14,000 homes. Read full story:
It started like so many business deals, over chicken wings and beer following a round of golf. It culminated Thursday in the grand opening of a Microsoft-led technology partnership and business incubator in Summerlin, with Gov. Brian Sandoval and Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman on hand to celebrate. Read full story: