This one’s for the little guys. Five Reno startups, including a company that caters to endurance athletes and one that specializes in connected products — the Internet of Things in geek speak — were recognized by city and state officials on Tuesday for raising funding and creating high-paying jobs in the Biggest Little City.
Nominations are open for the 2015 RGJ Entrepreneur of the Year awards and the NCET Technology Awards co-presented by the Reno Gazette-Journal and NCET – Nevada’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology. The Reno Gazette-Journal Entrepreneur of the Year Awards recognize outstanding leaders at all levels of business, from small to large companies, while the NCET Technology Awards celebrate the Northern Nevada individuals and companies who have greatly enhanced the growth and prestige of the technology community.
Dave Asher wants people to buy local. He’s the executive director of Reno-Sparks Local Business Co-Op and Green Business Chamber of Commerce. To help show why buying local is important, Asher modified a study done for Grand Rapids, Mich., that showed the benefits of that community buying local. The Grand Rapids results found that a […]
Between the recent Buy Local Marketplace and the efforts coming out of Midtown, we are definitely noticing a strong push to buy local. While the concept itself is not new, an increasing number of local businesses are now also buying their office supplies from a northern Nevada business. Businesses like Plato’s Closet. Newly-elected Reno City […]
The president of the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa headlines the RGJ Entrepreneur of the Year’s 2011 class, which will be feted at an awards dinner Feb. 16. The Entrepreneur of the Year awards honor outstanding leaders at all levels of business, from small (fewer than 5 employees) to large companies (more than 20 employees). John […]