Sontag Entrepreneurship Competition Finalists

This is the fourth year for the Sontag Entrepreneurship Competition at the University of Nevada, Reno. The competition is designed to encourage students to turn ideas into actual businesses. Each year, after several months of workshops and talks from experts in all sorts of areas of business, the finalists are announced. These finalists compete for the $50,000 grand prize to start their business. For the 2014/2015 competition, there were over…

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Startup Weekend Reno

Reno Startup Week

There has been so much activity in Reno for startups and entrepreneurship that the city is throwing a week-long celebration of everything startup. Reno Startup Week has a calendar chuck full of events that either showcase, celebrate or explore Startup Row and entrepreneurship in the city of Reno and throughout the area. Come out and meet your fellow entrepreneurs, hear what they are talking about and in a few cases…

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Entrepreneurs Assembly

Once a month, the Entrepreneurs Assembly (EA for those in the know and into acronyms) meets in a nondescript room to make magic happen for small businesses and budding entrepreneurs. What is the magic that is mentioned? Simple and powerful: connections and goals. Each month entrepreneurs in the greater Truckee Meadows region meet to talk about goals for themselves and their businesses under the greater program of Entrepreneurs Assembly. Speakers…

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The NCET Expo is coming!

If you haven’t been to the Nevada Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology’s Small Business Expo before, you owe it to yourself to check it out! This is┬áthe annual event for small business owners and entrepreneurs in the Reno, Nevada area. Many different non-profit organizations that support entrepreneurs, as well as service providers for them and small business, are on display hoping to service a few more companies in the area….

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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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