Drone company Flirtey has received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration to conduct drone delivery flights beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS), allowing for drones to deliver defibrillators to heart attack victims so treatment can begin before paramedics arrive.
Big news! The City of Reno has proclaimed November 14, 2018 as Dave Archer Day. The Proclamation will be read at the NCET Biz Cafe event on November 14 at Rounds Bakery starting at 3 p.m.
Social media has many platforms and is constantly changing and updating, providing vast opportunities for business owners. Entrepreneurs wear many hats, and relying on experts to keep them current and relevant is a smart practice to keep their businesses thriving, while others try to figure things out alone. How are you keeping current with your social media marketing and branding? Join the Nevada SBDC and the City of Reno in this must-attend presentation.
Matt Brown and Rick Saake have been re-elected to one-year terms on the board of directors of NCET, a member-supported nonprofit in Reno that produces events to help individuals and businesses explore and use technology. Brown will serve on the NCET board as vice president of blog content. Saake will serve as vice president of newsletter and database.
Becoming successful as a new business owner is a process. It takes planning, strategy, money, tools and resources. ASSESS – LICENSE – LAUNCH, a free program put on by experts from the City of Reno, Nevada Small Business Development Center and Ozmen Center for Entrepreneurship, offers attendees the help and resources needed to navigate the business process. On October 9, 2015, guest speaker Kerry Eaton, CPA, Esq. will outline the various legal structures available, and help you determine what’s best for you.
On March 25, 2015, Reno City Council approved the new Business First Program, designed to help people start or expand a business in the City of Reno by allowing prospective or active business owners to meet face-to-face with staff professionals and access essential resources to facilitate the business licensing process. The program, developed by the Community Development department’s Business License Division, commits to improving customer service and making the City of Reno an attractive location to do business.
It’s a new year, and historically, it’s a time when people get serious about their goals, such as starting a new business. What’s the first step? Find out what you don’t know, and get face-to-face with some knowledgeable resources, during the next “Assess – License – Launch” workshop on Friday, January 9, 2015 from 7:15 to 9 a.m.
Startups in Reno have a new financing option now that the City of Reno, in collaboration with NewBean Capital and the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN), has launched the new Reno Accelerator Fund convertible note program. “We’ve been hearing from members of the startup and business community that what is needed is access […]
A proposed lease-to-purchase of a 25,000 square-foot commercial office building, currently owned by the City of Reno, would give the University of Nevada, Reno a downtown Reno presence and provide a convenient location for business- and community-oriented outreach services. The proposal is a tangible example of the commitment by the City of Reno and the […]