With assistance from some local sponsors, the Center for Unique Business Enterprises (CUBE) at Midtown, formerly known as C4CUBE, a nonprofit business incubator, wants to provide up-and-coming businessmen and women the leverage to achieve their goals, including resources and connections to angel investors and local talent to make their companies thrive.
Business leaders in the region will join the Northern Nevada Roundtable of the Council of Supply Chain Professionals (CSCMP) on Thursday, March 19 from 3 to 5 p.m. to discuss the application of Big Data concepts and tour the DRIVE6 3-D Virtual Reality Laboratory, one of only two such facilities in the nation. It is located on the campus of the Desert Research Institute (DRI). Registration will be open until 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 18.
Eric Madison, 43, grew up in Franklin, N.C., and has lived in Washington, D.C., New York City, Silicon Valley and Reno. He has a bachelor of science degree in computer science, physics and math from the University of North Carolina. He is currently the executive director of the CUBE at Midtown, a business incubator and startup community center. He’s also worked as the director of Internet engineering at MCI where he built 238 data centers in 38 countries, as a serial entrepreneurs forming seven startups in Washington, D.C. and Silicon Valley, including three that went IPO on the Nasdaq stock exchange.
More than three years after its launch as a business incubator in downtown Reno, The CUBE looks for a new batch of companies to hatch. The nonprofit, privately funded incubator has provided direct support to 21 companies, and it’s helped more than 100 companies make their pitches to potential investors. But as start-up companies have […]