In 2013, the entrepreneurial landscape in Northern Nevada was a barren desert. Only recently removed from being rocked by the Great Recession, that year Reno-area startup companies brought in a small cluster of new jobs (50) while raising droplets of venture capital ($2 million), according to the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada. Five years later, the horizon for both entrepreneurs and investors looks vastly more fruitful and green — in more ways than one.
Girls don’t do tech is still widely believed. To change that, Microsoft has been organizing the DigiGirlz, a technology camp for teenage girls in Reno for the last eight years. This year, tech companies in the region such as Tesla, Switch, Oracle and others came together as presenters at the camp. Ninety teenage girls from different parts of Nevada and elsewhere participated in a two-day tech camp at the University of Nevada, Reno.
Join us in person for free training, demos, coaching with Googlers and more on August 6 at the Nevada Museum of Art form 9 AM until 5 PM – Drop in for 5 minutes or stay the whole day. We’ll have workshops, one-on-one coaching, hands-on demos, networking and more!
Hey, Google, when is the “Grow With Google” tour coming to Reno? The answer is, “a lot sooner than you think.” Google’s national digital training tour will make a stop in the Biggest Little City on August 6.
Home prices impact our businesses and our lives. Real estate statistics impact how we view the market. So, when the Reno-Sparks Association of Realtors announced that the median home price in Reno reached $400K in March, we all took notice. But, this measure of the real estate market is not as simple as is presented. What does median home price mean?
Nevada’s super-charged business and economic development trends, networks and ideas are defining a new economy. It’s like a tsunami of information that can help your business compete and thrive. But how can you catch the wave? By attending the Fourth Annual Nevada Economic Development Conference “Connecting Nevada for a Stronger Economy” you can learn what is powering a dynamic, changing Nevada economy.
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.