SBA: Start, Grow, Expand, Recover

Big thank you to Rachel Dahl, Senior Area Manager for the Small Business Administration for our Northern Nevada Area!!! The SBA is making some big changes. Here’s some important info: The SBA has a new tagline to reflect their various roles: “Start, Grow, Expand, Recover” New training opportunities with SBA partners! SCORE UNR SBDC Women’s Business Center Nevada State Development corp. Axio Rural Nevada Development corp. Chamber of Commerce Access to Capital: 7A…

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For businesses, right-of-way permitting can be lengthy process

So you want to develop your business on or along public right-of-way property. Know that there’s a potentially long permitting process ahead to comply with access, parking and other issues awaiting you. That was the key takeaway from the Nevada Department of Transportation’s presentation to Entrepreneurship Nevada at EN’s monthly meeting on July 12. Give yourself a full three months, assuming no roadblocks, to obtain the necessary permits, said Jae…

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How RSCVA (Reno Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority) is boosting tourism and business travel

Thanks to Jennifer Cunningham from RSCVA for joining us to discuss the marketing efforts going into improving tourism and business travel to the Reno Tahoe area. RSCVA recently hired a marketing agency to help boost the organization’s reach. They learned a few great marketing tips that can be applied almost universally that could help influence your target audience as well. In particular they found the following points can greatly enhance…

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Hear the latest buzz from Buzz.Tools

    The key to effective communicating across social media is letting others talk about you, Jeff Saling, co-founder of Reno-based Buzz Tools, told the May 10 meeting of Entrepreneurship Nevada. “If you want your message to be credible, it’s always better if someone else talks about you and your message,” Saling said in explaining how Buzz Tools works as a web-based tool to streamline traditional business networking, improve the…

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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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