No company is bearing more fruit than Apple right now. Apple on August 2 became the world’s first publicly traded company to be valued at $1 trillion, according to the Associated Press.
The pathways to successful entrepreneurship are unpredictable. But one constant commonality, even above education or experience, is drive. Successful entrepreneurs from all backgrounds share a relentless tenacity that is perhaps the best predictor of success. This is the magic of entrepreneurship.
Sue Irvin and Bill O’Driscoll have been elected to the board of NCET, a member-supported non-profit that produces educational and networking events to help people explore businesses and technology. Jodi Jung and Renee McGinnes were re-elected to the board.
In the second part of our two-part Internet Privacy series, we’ll explore the complex and daunting world of cyber security for business. Our expert panelists will offer insights into all things Internet for your business.
In 2013, the entrepreneurial landscape in Northern Nevada was a barren desert. Only recently removed from being rocked by the Great Recession, that year Reno-area startup companies brought in a small cluster of new jobs (50) while raising droplets of venture capital ($2 million), according to the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada. Five years later, the horizon for both entrepreneurs and investors looks vastly more fruitful and green — in more ways than one.
Girls don’t do tech is still widely believed. To change that, Microsoft has been organizing the DigiGirlz, a technology camp for teenage girls in Reno for the last eight years. This year, tech companies in the region such as Tesla, Switch, Oracle and others came together as presenters at the camp. Ninety teenage girls from different parts of Nevada and elsewhere participated in a two-day tech camp at the University of Nevada, Reno.
Your commute to work, to school or to the store may seem like standard everyday events, but for Zong Tian, a professor in the University of Nevada, Reno’s civil and environmental engineering department, it is anything but standard. His work can help drivers have a better commute. Working jointly with the Beijing Institute of Technology, China, Tian oversaw the architectural design for the University’s Physical Arterial Signal Simulation, or PASS system: a state-of-the-art traffic simulator specific to the Reno area.