6 04, 2021

UNR business school offering summer course to assist startups

By |2021-04-06T11:02:21+00:00April 6th, 2021|Gap support programs, Nevada|0 Comments

After seeing a need to develop support infrastructure and resources to assist new companies accelerate and succeed in the community, the College of Business at the University of Nevada, Reno created a new summer course, Launchpad. Launchpad was designed to help startups with ties to the University accelerate their businesses, while simultaneously providing students with [...]

25 11, 2020

UNR-based tech accelerator program to expand statewide

By |2020-11-25T09:11:03+00:00November 25th, 2020|Accelerator/incubator, Nevada, State or Government|0 Comments

The Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development announced recently it’s expanding a Northern Nevada-based program “to help technology entrepreneurs earn federal grant funding to support early-stage development of their businesses or innovations” throughout the state. Initially funded through the Federal And State Technology Partnership (FAST) at the University of Nevada, Reno in 2019, the Sierra Accelerator [...]

20 08, 2020

Technology Incubators Fuel Startup Success on University Campuses | EdTech Magazine

By |2020-08-20T09:57:33+00:00August 20th, 2020|Accelerator/incubator, Nevada|0 Comments

Visitors flock to Las Vegas for its glitzy resorts and casinos, stylish restaurants and vibrant entertainment and nightlife scene. In recent years, however, city leaders have recognized the need to expand beyond the appeal of a tourist destination. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas and Caesars Entertainment aim to do exactly that by launching a new, state-of-the-art [...]

30 04, 2020

InNEVator accelerates early-stage companies with pivot to online

By |2020-04-30T09:30:12+00:00April 30th, 2020|Nevada|0 Comments

It’s typical that early-stage companies participating in the InNEVator, an eight-week, fully funded bootcamp, decide to pivot and redirect the course of their business concept. For the spring 2020 program, however, it was the bootcamp itself that needed to quickly pivot to an entirely online format in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the “Stay [...]

13 12, 2018

StartUpNV using federal grant to spark startup investment

By |2018-12-13T09:32:36+00:00December 13th, 2018|Nevada|0 Comments

Nonprofit startup incubator StartUpNV plans to launch an annual investor conference in Southern Nevada using a $300,000 federal grant. StartUpNV was one of 16 organizations to receive the Economic Development Administration’s 2018 Seed Fund Support Program grant. Jeff Saling, StartUpNV co-founder, said the incubator will use the funding to launch the Southern Nevada Angel Conference [...]

31 05, 2018

U Nevada InNEVator seeks participants for 2018 startup bootcamp 

By |2018-05-31T07:45:40+00:00May 31st, 2018|Accelerator/incubator, Nevada|0 Comments

The "Internet of Things" (Iot) is defined as the interconnection via the internet of computing devices embedded in everyday objects, enabling them to send and receive data. What this means for everyday people is the ability to tweak the thermostat, start the laundry, order household items on-demand and much more, all from the convenience of [...]

31 08, 2017

University of Nevada InNEVenture Fund enters second year of ramping up ideas and technologies for commercialization

By |2017-08-31T13:59:20+00:00August 31st, 2017|Fund RFP, Nevada|0 Comments

Have an idea or new technology that could move forward with early-stage funding? If so, keep an eye on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, the application deadline for the InNEVenture Fund. This proof-of-concept funding source is available to help University of Nevada, Reno faculty, students, staff and recent graduates determine if their technologies and business ideas have [...]

5 07, 2017

UNLV Rebel Venture Fund Announces Echo Investment 

By |2017-07-05T08:25:14+00:00July 5th, 2017|Nevada|0 Comments

At a special event for entrepreneurs and Venture Capital funds hosted at the RedFlint Experience Center, UNLV's Rebel Venture Fund announced their largest investment in their newest portfolio company Echo Payment System's Inc. (Echo) and the coinciding launch of Echo's new Envudu program. "It may be a first to see the word 'saving' in the [...]

15 06, 2017

InNEVenture Fund to ramp up commercialization at U Nevada

By |2017-06-15T08:42:01+00:00June 15th, 2017|Nevada|0 Comments

A new source of proof-of-concept funding has been established to help University of Nevada, Reno faculty, students, staff and recent graduates determine if their technologies and business ideas have commercialization potential and help them navigate the gap between concept validation and obtaining seed funding for their venture. Applications are being accepted through Tuesday, Oct. 12, [...]

27 02, 2017

U Nevada faculty advises Ozmen Ventures in launching a $5 million fund to spark local entrepreneurial ecosystem

By |2017-02-27T09:41:46+00:00February 27th, 2017|Nevada, New Fund Announcement, Venture Capital|0 Comments

Ozmen Ventures has announced its launch as one of the first early-stage investment funds in northern Nevada. Founded by Eren and Fatih Ozmen, owners of Sparks-based Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), a global aerospace and defense company, the fund aims to invest in young and dynamic local startups and cultivate the local entrepreneurial ecosystem. Ozmen Ventures [...]