The announcement last week of a new partnership between the Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems, the Governor’s Office of Economic Development and Nevada State College has significant implications for commercial drone use in populated areas, a top official believes.
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.
When you form an LLC or a corporation with a commercial formation company, you’ll usually receive as part of the package a fancy-looking fake leather binder, sometimes with a heavy metal document sealer thingy. Often, this binder sits on your shelf, gathering dust, doing you and your company absolutely no good. There are many reasons to have a corporate book, but the two most important, in my humble opinion, are for business succession and litigation planning.
Nevada small businesses can compete in the Governor’s Conference ‘Business Pitch Competition’ in Las Vegas. Ten finalists will compete for cash prizes. If you’re a licensed and established company, have been in business for two years or less, with an annual revenue of no more than $250,000, you are eligible.
The future of transportation is arriving fast — in particular, at 0 to 400 miles per hour in mere seconds. The minds behind Hyperloop One were able to successfully demonstrate its core technology, although it’s not exactly a giant leap closer to traveling between cities at a rate faster than an airplane.
Many Nevada companies are missing out on opportunities to grow their business and increase revenues because they don’t think about exporting their goods and services abroad. That’s the message of Kristopher Sanchez, director of international trade with the Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development. Sanchez spoke at a roundtable sponsored by the Urban Chamber of Commerce in Las Vegas and encouraged companies to go on a trade mission to Australia in July. The deadline to apply is May. 20.