Hallmark doesn’t have a card, but this is Economic Development Week, when economic development agencies share their success stories with the public. In Nevada, that can mean tech in Reno and logistics in Las Vegas.
The Southern Nevada technology community will honor the talented women and girls who accelerate innovation and transform industries with game-changing ideas on April 6 at the LV Techie Awards and the Aspiration Awards.
In just six years, Nevada’s drone industry has gone from nonexistent to the second most robust in the country. Chris Walach, senior director of the NIAS, is one of the driving forces behind the industry’s growth.
All six jurisdictions in Southern Nevada — Boulder City, Clark County, Henderson City, Las Vegas, Mesquite City and North Las Vegas — adopted the “Southern Nevada Smart Community Vision,” a unified vision to help guide the introduction of new technological solutions.
Gambling means many things to many people. In Las Vegas, gambling means dice or cards. For the many startups in Las Vegas and in Reno and the rest of the state, starting a company is pretty dicey as well. Tesla bet on Reno for their new battery factory in Nevada, and startups in the area bagged more than $38 million in 2016, so the desert remains a hot place to be for new companies:
Speed, stability and security was what Major Powersports was looking for when they picked Business Continuity Technologies (BCT) as their trusted business technology partner. The need for speed in connectivity, speed in stabilizing minor and major business disruptions and speedy protective security is what BCT a Las Vegas managed services provider for over 30 years has been delivering to small and medium size business.
Gardner Company, UNLV and the UNLV Research Foundation (UNLV RF) kicked off construction for the first innovation building of the UNLV Harry Reid Research & Technology Park (UNLV Tech Park) with an official groundbreaking ceremony. Representatives from Gardner Company, UNLV, UNLV RF and Burke Construction commemorated the occasion with a presentation and traditional shovel dig to signal new development for the research, technology and business park.