Inaugural VentureBeat BLUEPRINT conference held in Reno

How to close the “opportunity gap” for inland entrepreneurial markets was discussed at the inaugural VentureBeat BLUEPRINT conference held in Reno in early March, a key influencer told the April meeting of Entrepreneurship Nevada. Doug Erwin, Vice President, Entrepreneurial Development for the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada, said coastal locations like Seattle and the Silicon Valley leave opportunity gaps for the rest of the country. The three-day meeting focused…

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E-Nevada April 12th

Our next gathering is April 12th at the InNEVation Center The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) will provide an update on the entrepreneurial ecosystem here in the Reno-Tahoe region, and talk about the success of Blueprint 2018. Blueprint 2018 was a recent 3 day conference put on by VentureBeat (thanks to many, including our friends at EDAWN) held right here in the heart of Reno, Nevada. This conference…

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On March 8th, Dr. Karen Gedney joined us to talk about Entrepreneurship, Prison, & Compassion

  Author: Put compassion in your entrepreneurship Compassion can stir entrepreneurship in the unlikeliest of places – prison, Karen Gedney, a retired Nevada State Prison doctor and now author, told the March meeting of Entrepreneurship Nevada. She cited inmate programs based on three elements of successful entrepreneurship: person, idea, and resources, the last, resources, built by using compassion as a positive element in a punishment-based setting to better prepare inmates…

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First blockchain conference in Nevada: “Building the New Nevada on Trust Conference”

For the first time in Nevada tech giants, investors, policy makers and thought leaders in the blockchain world are meeting to determine the next steps in creating a blockchain-friendly state in the “Building the New Nevada on Trust Conference.” The conference focuses bringing together key stakeholders to establish a braintrust in the Silver State to hone in on security and transparency in government, policy and tech startups, and to learn…

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2015 MassMutual Business Owner Perspectives Study

Insights from America’s Economic Engine Business owners are the engine that drive the U.S. economy. The small business community in the U.S. is the third largest economy in the world, represents a total buying power of $2 trillion and has generated 66% of all new jobs since the 1970s. They are also your peers. The 2015 MassMutual Business Owner Perspectives Study takes the pulse of today’s business owners. The study,…

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