Accelerator

Las Vegas

The Mill Starts a New Accelerator in Downtown Vegas

By | Feb 13, 2015 at 8:00 pm

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…

Music

Las Vegas

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

By | Feb 12, 2015 at 11:00 am

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,…

Ecosystems

Las Vegas

Downtown Project Forms DTP Ventures Names CEO

By | Feb 11, 2015 at 2:55 am

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…

Business

Las Vegas

Rivet News Radio is Tapping the Connected Car Trend

By | Jan 7, 2015 at 6:30 pm

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…

Happiness

Las Vegas

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

By | Jan 7, 2015 at 2:30 pm

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…

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Business

Las Vegas

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

By | Jan 6, 2015 at 9:00 pm

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…

3D Printing

Las Vegas

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

By | Jan 6, 2015 at 3:30 pm

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…

Business

Las Vegas

Look Out for This Android BOSS at CES 2015

By | Jan 6, 2015 at 10:00 am

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…

Business

Las Vegas

DADO Labs is Empowering New Devices to Make the Internet of Things More Mainstream

By | Dec 31, 2014 at 1:30 pm

On Wednesday, January 7th, DADO Labs will hold its day-long “DADO and the Connected Consumer: Keeping it REAL” event at the Inspire Theatre in Downtown Las Vegas during the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Make sure to grab your free ticket now to the event.  In…

Sessions

Las Vegas

Alec Stern Lays out his 10 Pillars for SMB Success

By | Dec 24, 2014 at 8:00 am

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…

Startups & Apps

Las Vegas

.Xyz is Staring Down .Com: This is How you Slay the Giant

By | Dec 23, 2014 at 12:30 pm

Back in 2009 Daniel Negari had the dream and desire to start his own domain extension – a generic top-level domain that worked like a .com, .net, or .co. It wasn’t just random fancy though; in fact, Negari spent a long time in the…

Sessions

Las Vegas

What Can Video Games Tell you About Your Beta Community?

By | Dec 23, 2014 at 11:00 am

Do you remember an old game made by Big Fish Studios called Faunasphere? Mia Consalvo does because she’s a Research Chair in Game Studies and Design who actually studied the game’s development through a beta period, a web launch, a move to Facebook, and an ultimate shut…

Funding

Las Vegas

Mobile Security Platform LaunchKey Announces $3M Seed Funding

By | Dec 18, 2014 at 4:00 pm

Cyber security and the subsequent cyber terrorism is today’s hottest topic. That’s why the announcement that Las Vegas startup LaunchKey, the first decentralized mobile authentication and authorization platform built for the post-password and Internet of Things era, has closed a $3 million seed funding round…

Entrepreneur

Las Vegas

4 Startup Tips from Constant Contact’s Alec Stern

By | Dec 10, 2014 at 6:30 pm

This Thursday, December 11, we are holding our Tech Cocktail Week: December Sessions in downtown Las Vegas, where we will hear about the experiences of successful entrepreneurs, investors and other industry experts. Get your ticket now. Alec Stern is the VP of strategic innovation and the…