After Congress killed $200,000 in federal funding to the nonprofit, NCET .streamlined its name and built a cadre of two dozen volunteers to take on work once handled by paid staff. The results: NCET expects to produce an ambitious schedule of 38 events this year, and its paid membership has been growing at a one- member-per-day clip in recent weeks.
Reno’s 3G Studios hired seven people in the last couple of months, but looks to step up the pace to 10 new hires a month. Noble Studios in Carson City continues to see an upsurge of contracts from major technology companies. Scott Armstrong, chief executive officer of Dibbs Inc. in Reno, fields more calls than […]
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, […]
Steven Finlayson and a buddy were grousing about the local economy last year. “I wish somebody would do something,” Finlayson remarked. Almost before the words were out of his mouth, he came to a realization: He was the somebody, and maybe it was up to him to do something. Barely more than six months later, […]
The first robins of spring are singing in the northern Nevada economy. Two major e-commerce fulfillment centers planned in the region appear to be harbingers of a recovery in industrial job growth. The effects of companies’ decisions to locate in northern Nevada could ripple widely through the region’s economy as they may take much of […]
Ron Geraty’s team got $100 million to go shopping. Now all it needs to do is buy wisely, integrate effectively and execute well to meet the expectations of Bertram Capital Management LLC, the San Mateo private equity firm that staked Geraty’s Reno-based Sanare LLC. Sanare’s vision: Creation of a single point where diabetes patients can […]
Leaders of the University of Nevada, Reno, say they hope to make some money while also providing a benefit to the world when they license intellectual property for commercial development. The deal they announced last week with Immuno-Mycologics Inc. of Norman, Okla., shows how they can pull it off. The technology-transfer agreement with Immuno-Mycologics — […]