The first phase in a $1 billion data center just east of Reno-Sparks is underway. A permit filed with the Storey County Building Department shows that excavation and grading is ongoing for the Switch SUPERNAP colocation data center at Tahoe Reno Industrial Center.
Back in the day, SCORE stood for the “Service Core of Retired Executives.” Today, SCORE’s counselors are real-world professionals, both active and retired, who use their knowledge and experience to help people in business, about to start a business, or just thinking about starting a business. Supported by grants from the US Small Business Administration, SCORE is the nation’s largest volunteer business mentoring service.
There’s something different about entrepreneurs whose startups take off and those whose just sputter along – beginning with how they begin. After researching entrepreneurs who grow small businesses into big brands for my new book, "Breakthrough Branding: How Smart Entrepreneurs and Intrapreneurs Transform a Small Idea into a Big Brand," I find that growth entrepreneurs […]
This week, America celebrated Independence Day. Americans pride ourselves on going our own way, doing our own thing. And no group of Americans are as intent on being independent as entrepreneurs and small-business owners. After all, no matter how risky running our own business seems, being in charge of our own lives is, to us, […]
By Dave Archer, President and CEO, NCET – Nevada’s Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology Nevada has long been a magnet for start-ups and business re locations, luring companies with a business-friendly tax structure and streamlined governmental regulations. Northern Nevada has been building on that reputation by expanding the resources available to entrepreneurs, highlighting the region’s […]
Many new accelerator programs are springing up around the country. These programs, many modeled after Y-Combinator and TechStars, provide a strong blend of mentoring and connections to go with the seed funding they provide to very early stage tech companies. Universities are becoming partners in some of the newest accelerators.For example, Ohio State University is […]
NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver visited Las Vegas recently to meet with Nevada entrepreneurs and discuss innovations in space exploration and technology development critical to America’s future in space. Garver toured the facilities of Bigelow Aerospace, a company that has been developing expandable space habitats. NASA is evaluating Bigelow’s concept for an expandable module for […]
If you’re an entrepreneur, you’re probably going to screw up at some point. That’s ok. Entrepreneurship is a constant process of quickly testing hypotheses, failing, refining and testing again. If you’re not failing, you’re not learning, right? Well, not all fails are created equal. Some are wholly unnecessary, and I’d like to list my top […]
Late Friday, a fledgling business idea was given its wings. Scuba Solutions was named the winner of the 2011 Southern Nevada Business Plan Competition at an event inside the Stan Fulton building on the University of Nevada, Las Vegas campus. Read full story: