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The Importance of Grit

Grit? You may be asking. The gravel we throw on roadways? Not at all! You may have heard before how important grit is to becoming successful. And what is grit? That mental toughness, that tenacity, that pushes some people further than others over the course of time, especially difficult times. If you haven’t heard why this is so important, or haven’t been convinced yet, may I introduce you to Angela…

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New look to the website!

Like any good startup, we listened to what the data was telling us about how customers were using our website. It turns out that the calendar section and the resources were the most frequented parts of the website. So we’ve undergone a change of platform and also of focus for the website. We hope to bring you more articles related to the many resources available to the small business and…

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Reno Accelerator Fund

Reno is once again on the cutting edge for entrepreneurship. The city has approved development funds to be used for several startups that are located in the city of Reno. These funds have been sitting for the last several years waiting to be used and now the city council has approved their use for this exciting stimulus for local entrepreneurs! It’s up to $20,000 per company and has been described…

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2014 Governor’s Cup Intent Due

The 2014 Governor’s Cup is accepting intents to compete until Friday, February 21, 2014. The Governor’s Cup was previously ran by the Nevada Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology but this year is organized by a consortium of higher education institutions in Nevada (Sierra Nevada College, Truckee Meadows Community College, University of Nevada, Las Vegas and University of Nevada, Reno). The prize money is generously given by the Donald W. Reynolds…

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ArmaTerra wins CleanTech Open Green Building Award

You may remember that we’ve mentioned ArmaTerra Georeinforcing before on this blog when they presented at 1 Million Cups a few months ago. They had just recently entered the CleanTech Open and were looking for feedback to strengthen their business model. It looks like it paid off! ArmaTerra won the Western Region’s Green Building Award. ArmaTerra uses pieces of old tires to create reinforcement materials for dirt walls and banks….

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