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Las Vegas Residents Finally Get Their Uber

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You might expect that a story about Las Vegas news should feature the iconic Strip skyline, dotted with mega resorts that can bed 5,000 guests per night (in a single building!), tall towers, and monuments of other cities. Unless your story is discussing the tourists who are shaking off the glitter within those rooms, then… Read more »




Cake Pushers Wants to Redefine Small Desserts

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Sometimes events bring in startups that might not be the most tech-centric, but still innovative in their own right. At the recent Get Started Las Vegas event, put on by Cox and Inc.com, Chef Michael Childrey brought Cake Pushers to the stage as one of the finalists. Childrey has fueled his efforts into redefining small… Read more »



Sharetown Wants to Disrupt Craigslist

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Cox and Inc.com recently partnered to put on the #GetStartedLV with the express mission of showcasing the entrepreneurial talent that Las Vegas has to offer the world. They hosted a pitch competition in which five different entrepreneur-finalists had the opportunity to present their ideas to a panel of experts. The startups were competing for a… Read more »


SHIFT is Alive: In Private Beta

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This past May the Las Vegas community saw Project 100 rebrand as SHIFT after closing a $10 million Series A round. Despite everything, founder and CEO Zach Ware assured us that they wouldn’t be straying from their mission: providing a way for anybody to be on their way – via car, sedan, or bike –… Read more »


UNLV Awarded the Use of Intel’s World-Class Supercomputer Cherry Creek

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Collaboration is one of the foundational precepts of any successful entrepreneurial venture. We’ve seen it in action dozens of times, and we even see initiatives like The Downtown Project cleave to it as part of a personal philosophy, driving them towards major success. We might wager that part of what makes collaboration so important to entrepreneurs is… Read more »



Tech Cocktail Celebrate: We Came, We Collided, We Collaborated

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Disclaimer: The writer is not only the Editor of Tech Cocktail, but also worked to produce the Celebrate Conference and is pretty damn proud of the entire event. Tech Cocktail Celebrate Conference went down in Downtown Las Vegas earlier this week, and the beautiful, aptly-named Inspire Theatre played host to the bulk of the events. Here,… Read more »


How to Close Your Fundraising Round

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It is a lot of hard work to raise money from investors. The process can be grueling and require leaping through a variety of different hoops as part of “due diligence.” Waveborn Sunglasses spent the past three months working with accredited investors to raise $500,000. Here are some of the best strategies to leverage at the… Read more »



HIS Energy Wins Nation’s Hottest Showcasing Startup

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And it’s a wrap! Tech Cocktail’s Celebrate Conference brought together speakers, mentors, and startups from all over the world. As part of the conference, we held the nation’s hottest showcasing startup competition. The winner was Baltimore startup HIS Energy, who will be taking home a giant $10,000 check, the Tech Cocktail Chalice, American Airlines Business Extra… Read more »