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Roomlia is Your Quick and Efficient Hotel Booking App


Finding a place to sleep at night while traveling should have no middlemen. With an overwhelming number of choices, and more entering the scene each day, finding the best rate for a night’s rest should be light on your conscience as well as your wallet. Thankfully, we have applications like Roomlia to allow just a… Read more »

9 Warm Startups Scenes to Visit


February is about that time when you get fed up with winter and want to peace out to someplace warm – sayonara, polar vortex! Luckily, many entrepreneurs can do just that, as long as you bring your laptop along with you. It’s easy to stay holed up next to your heater with a hot beverage,… Read more »

It’s Official, PBA and Rolltech are Exclusive


Ever since October 2014 Rolltech has been working with the Professional Bowlers Association (PBA) to bring new levels of insight and connection into the sport of bowling. In fact, to date Rolltech is the PBA’s exclusive provider of mobile and web applications related to tracking individual, league, and event bowling scores and stats. “The PBA… Read more »

Local Motors Sponsors NASCAR’s Ben Kennedy


Last week NASCAR racer Ben Kennedy, great grandson of NASCAR founder Bill France Sr., announced a partnership with Las Vegas’ very own Local Motors. The multi-race sponsorship of Kennedy’s No. 11 Local Motors Toyota Tundra truck kicked off on February 20 at the World Truck Series season opener at Daytona International Speedway. Together Local Motors… Read more »

The Mill Starts a New Accelerator in Downtown Vegas

The Mill Las Vegas accelerator

If you live in Downtown Las Vegas, or if you’re affiliated with the tech ecosystem there, then you’ve most likely heard of The Mill. In 2014 The Mill was just a program operating out of the coworking space Work in Progress. Very green ideas would go through a guided, helpful refining process: the Idea Accelerator…. Read more »

Music Discovery Platforms Aren’t Dead: TuneGO Gets $1.2M

music discovery

You might think that the landscape for music discovery is oversaturated to the point of non-action, but TuneGO says otherwise. Today the Las Vegas music discovery platform announced that they have received $1.2 million in private funding, signing new distribution partners like Spotify, Slacker, and APM Music. Further, TuneGO also added some legendary producers and… Read more »

Downtown Project Forms DTP Ventures Names CEO

Downtown Project's Container Park Downtown Las Vegas

The Downtown Project, the $350 million revitalization of downtown Las Vegas, has announced the creation of a new entity called DTP Ventures to help provide support for the businesses they’ve created over the last few years. As part of this move they have appointed downtown mentor and entrepreneur Mark Rowland to be the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of DTP… Read more »

Rivet News Radio is Tapping the Connected Car Trend


Rivet News Radio announced yesterday at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2015) the launch of their Rivet Auto API. We’ve seen banking on the future of the connected car, and Rivet News Radio is gearing their attack via API to allow app platforms and car manufacturers a way to deliver customized, targeted radio news to drivers. Throughout… Read more »

OhMiBod Launches Vibrator That Syncs to Your Smart Watch for Your Pleasure


Even our sex lives is getting smarter thanks to technology. High Tech sex toy company, OhMiBod, announced at CES 2015 in Las Vegas that it has added smart watch connectivity and biofeedback functionality to its blueMotion line of Bluetooth enabled vibrators. Now, the massager will sync to the watch-wearer’s heartbeat (yours or your partner’s), and be controlled… Read more »

Gogoro Launches of World’s First Smartscooter at CES [Video]


Gogoro unveiled today at CES 2015 in Las Vegas the world’s first high-performance, zero emissions, two-wheeled electric vehicle: the Gogoro Smartscooter™. The company also announced the Gogoro Energy Network, a battery swapping infrastructure that will enable a more efficient, cleaner and flexible energy future. “With the world’s megacities at a tipping point in population density, pollution fallout and… Read more »

CES 2015: Where Does a 3D Printer Fit in Your Home?

3D printing

This week in Las Vegas, the International Consumer Electronics Show debuted a space dedicated uniquely to 3D printing. In the last few years, 3D printing is taking over the country with hobbyist and makers gathering in various MakerFaire and Meetups to exchange ideas. So the creation of a marketplace for 3D printing at CES 2015 cements this… Read more »

Look Out for This Android BOSS at CES 2015


The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) that takes place in Las Vegas every year is a clearinghouse for all the hottest, most innovative, and best new technologies of the year. CES 2015, much like years past, promises to deliver in all areas, but I’ll be taking a specific look at the Android sector. On Monday,… Read more »

Alec Stern Lays out his 10 Pillars for SMB Success

Alec Stern

Before he came to our recent Tech Cocktail Sessions in Downtown Las Vegas, Alec Stern managed to get himself cast as an extra for a new episode of Pawn Stars; it didn’t trump his time talking to our great audience though. When he’s not talking at our events, or appearing on hit TV shows, Stern spends… Read more »