Reno has become the choice for many relocating businesses in the last several years. Some, like Tesla, have made headlines across the nation. Others, like Unmanned Aerial Vehicle business Flirtey, have flown largely under the radar. But the thing they have in common is that when they moved hundreds (or thousands) of miles from home, they were forced to reevaluate their supply chain, relocate or find new business and distribution partners, and adapt to the requirements of a new state.
Mark Hatjakes is NCET’s Vice President of Visual Storytelling WHY WE’RE PROFILING HIM: Hatjakes, 39, is cofounder of SoSu.TV, a Reno video and marketing firm celebrating its second anniversary. WHAT’S IT LIKE TO DO YOUR JOB? Hatjakes: Every day I excited to do my job because I get to try to tell emotional stories about […]
A coffeeshop near Lakeside Drive hosts a gathering of businesspeople every Wednesday at 9 a.m. What sets the meeting at Swill Coffee & Wine apart from the many other business events around the Truckee Meadows is the excitement it generates. The meeting is linked to a national organization called 1 Million Cups, started by […]
When Ravyn Smith was a junior last year at the University of Nevada, Reno, she looked for a club to express her interests. “I didn’t want to be an employee,” she said. “I wanted to be my own boss.” Toward that goal, she came across the UNR Entrepreneurship Club. This year, she is its president. […]
You want an electric car. The only reason you don’t want one is because you don’t know more about them. Not only will one improve your life — knocking 66 percent off your gasoline costs and getting rid of oil changes — they will improve Northern Nevada’s economy because more dollars will stay here instead […]
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 […]
Liz Lyles, a Reno mother of two, has the opportunity to tell a lot of people where she’s from. That’s because she’s also a world-class Ironman triathlete. (This means she swims 2.4 miles, bikes for 112 miles and then runs 26.2 miles, without a break.) Last month, she placed fifth in the European championship in […]