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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Inqiri and Loaded squirrel at 1 Million Cups

This weeks one million cups offered up two more great companies from the Reno area. Inqiri  a decision support system that harnesses the power of groups to make the best decisions, and Loaded Squirrel, an LLC offering a recurring revenue model for local companies making it easier to compete with large retailers. Inqiri is a software platform founded by James Elste and Travis Schwieger that harnesses the power of knowledge in the group by allowing…

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Nanojems and DevCamp at 1 Million Cups

At 1 Million Cups on August 7th, we got to see Nanojems and DevCamp present. Both Reno companies were embracing their nerdier sides and the audience ate it up. Nanojems was the first up and the more developed of the two companies. Springing from technology started and supported by the University of Nevada, Reno and the Desert Research Institute, this young company led by Jesse Adams has just launched their…

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MovED and Easy Swirl at 1 Million Cups

This week’s One Million Cups offered up two more great companies from the Reno area, MovED is an educational consulting company that helps people moving to a new area or parents deciding where to send their children for schooling.  While Easy Swirl is changing the way people stir their drinks by adding an interior fin that stirs drinks with a swirl of the cup. MovED is a resource for parents…

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Fossil-Lean and LoadIQ at 1 Million Cups

This past Wednesday at 1 Million Cups in Reno we got to see two presentations that focused on technology and management software for smarter energy use. Fossil-Lean is a company that is in the very early stages of planning their strategy but already had their main technology nailed down for fuel consumption tracking for the trucking industry. And LoadIQ has been in business for several years and are leaving the…

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JoDog Sport Inc. and Community Affect at 1 Million Cups

This weeks 1 Million Cups featured two Northern Nevada Companies with goals of helping people live better lives. JoDog Sport Inc. is a health and safety company focused on making the workplace a less dangerous place through new inventions and technology. While Community Affect is a nonprofit organization aimed at improving the Reno community by making it more business and family friendly. JoDog Sports Inc. is a safety and wellness…

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The F Word TV and Kees drinks at 1MC

It was an energetic week at 1 Million Cups (held at Swill Coffee and Wine every Wednesday from 9-10am). First to present was Adryenn Ashley of The F Word TV which is a new media company that has a late night radio and television broadcast. The second presentation was Diana Hoffman of Creo Mundi International Inc and she presented their new product kees which is a healthy protein drink. The F…

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Intrinsic Value Exchange and VizKinect at 1 Million Cups

1 Million Cups offered up two more great companies with different ideas. The Intrinsic Value Exchange is a new approach on protecting natural resources, through capitalistic principles of valuation and protection. While VizKinect, soon to be Biometric Studios, uses state of the art technology to track eye movement and maximize efficiency in advertisements, website design and countless other visual mediums. The Intrinsic Value Exchange is an online natural asset stock exchange…

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Towner and ArmaTerra at 1MC

1 Million Cups had two startup companies with different technologies and directions both of which have a place in the changing environments in the social app world and the geo-technical earth reinforcing market. Towner is an App that uses API technology and a social platform to connect users in a geographic location as well as by time. This technology allows businesses to advertise their events and get people in the area interested through…

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Caregiver’s Journal and GirlMade at 1 Million Cups

This week’s 1 Million Cups featured two businesses aimed at helping the public, one in the form of a journal to keep track of medical care and help families and physicians to better understand the treatment and care of their loved ones and patients. While the other is an accelerator program targeted towards female entrepreneurs to help close the gap between male and female founders through collaboration and inclusion. The Caregiver’s…

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