Celebrate Startup Tour

Indicard and Text Safe Teens Win Las Vegas’ Startup of the Year

By | Jul 24, 2015 at 5:11 pm

Last night in Las Vegas, folks from across the Las Vegas Valley (and even several visitors from other cities) gathered downtown at the Gold Spike for the Las Vegas Startup of the Year Competition & Mixer. Local sponsor Work In Progress, a coworking space…

Tech Cocktail Celebrate

Find the Gandalf for Your Personal Startup Journey

By | Jul 21, 2015 at 8:00 am

One of my good friends loves to argue that every story idea has already been created and humanity will never know another original plot line. To say that this argument is wrong isn’t correct: rather, I’d call it misguided. That’s because, in the context…

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Iron Yard Ventures Announces Las Vegas Hospitality Accelerator

By | Apr 6, 2016 at 5:11 pm

If you’ve ever driven to Las Vegas, you know the euphoric feeling that accompanies the journey. When you see the light at the top of the Luxor Hotel & Casino piercing the dark desert sky, you know you have finally made it. And if you’re a…

Celebrate Startup Tour

Who is Las Vegas’ Startup of the Year? [Poll]

By | Jul 13, 2015 at 4:00 pm

On July 23, the Las Vegas startup community will vote on the best and brightest early-stage startups at the Las Vegas Startup of the Year Competition & Mixer at the Gold Spike in Downtown Las Vegas from 6:30 – 9:00 PM. If your startup has not…

Tech Cocktail Celebrate

What do Celebrities and Entrepreneurs Have in Common?

By | Jul 9, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Ashton Kutcher, a man some have labeled not incorrectly as the godfather of the modern ‘celebrities in tech’ movement: When you bring up his name at any event in the tech world it’s sure to draw a crowd because the fact is, he’s been incredibly…

News

Why Dronesmith Is Targeting Indie Developers

By | Mar 24, 2016 at 4:48 pm

Las Vegas, NV-based startup Dronesmith Technologies wants to be the Unity of the drone industry. It’s an interesting thing to say, considering Unity is an independent gaming platform that independent game developers use to build video games. Very different from the world of unmanned…

Accelerator

Successful Accelerators are Catering to Niche Markets

By | Jul 1, 2015 at 8:00 am

What makes an accelerator successful? You could argue that the success should be measured by looking at the traction graduated companies have built after their time in the program. However, I would counter that unless the program has a certain ‘it’ factor to begin…

Announcements

Digital Royalty to Shut Down, Will Repay Investors in Full

By | Jun 24, 2015 at 7:03 pm

It’s always sad when a startup decides to shut down operations, but there’s usually a good reason behind it. Last week the founder and CEO of Digital Royalty, Amy Jo Martin, decided it was time to close down her own company after meeting with…

Ecosystems

#DadsDayOff: This is Why People Love Zappos

By | Jun 22, 2015 at 8:10 pm

Even though Father’s Day is over, my Facebook feed is still filled with pictures of people celebrating their dads. Much like Mother’s Day, I think it’s important to remember that this isn’t just another time of year to buy our beloved parents crappy Hallmark…

Celebrate Startup Tour

Tech.Co Startup of the Year Competition Heads to Las Vegas

By | Jun 19, 2015 at 3:00 pm

The Tech.Co regional startup competitions are going full force across the country! Check out the highlights of the winners, announcements, and polls here. In October, all of the regional Startup of the Year winners will be invited to compete in Las Vegas during Celebrate…

Automotive

This is How you Change and Disrupt the Paradigm of Auto Manufacturing

By | Jun 8, 2015 at 8:00 pm

It wasn’t that long ago we saw Local Motors celebrate the creation of the world’s first 3D printed car, the Strati, and then actually create one at the SEMA show. They’ve always been big fans of being the first to market with seemingly impossible innovation,…

Ecosystems

Does This Mean Nevada Finally gets Uber?

By | May 23, 2015 at 5:07 pm

To say that Uber has had a little bit of trouble setting up shop in Nevada is a glaring understatement. On October 24, 2014 we wrote that Las Vegas would finally be getting Uber after waiting for what seemed like ages. However, the very…

Announcements

AMPY Wins at Tech.Co’s Startup Night at CES

By | Jan 11, 2016 at 6:23 pm

Last week was a busy week in Las Vegas, NV, where thousands from around the world gathered for this year’s International CES. According to CES, more than 170,000 professionals from around the world (including more than 50,000 from outside the United States) attended this…

CES

UberChopper Launches in Las Vegas During CES

By | Jan 8, 2016 at 12:30 pm

The future of consumer electronics has been on display and plastered across almost every publication this week as a result of CES. From human-sized drones that carry people to super fast concept electric cars, we’ve seen a lot of interesting things that will be…

CES

Faraday Future’s FFZero01 Concept Car Purely for Wow Factor

By | Jan 6, 2016 at 12:30 pm

Last night at Faraday Future’s CES keynote, they unveiled the FFZero01, a hyperfast electric car that likely will never go into production. However, the car itself is only designed to highlight the growing company’s capabilities, including their Variable Platform Architecture. Regardless of the FFZero01’s…

Opinion/Analysis

What to Look for at CES 2016

By | Jan 5, 2016 at 4:00 pm

All of the tech gurus, tech companies, and like-minded computer people will be converging in Las Vegas this week for the annual International CES convention. The Consumer Technology Association’s annual conference and show takes place this week and it is always the biggest tech…

Opinion/Analysis

Why Entrepreneurs Should Startup in Las Vegas

By | Jan 5, 2016 at 3:00 pm

When you think about Las Vegas, what comes to mind? In all likelihood, your thoughts gravitate towards cocktail waitresses, poker tables, slot machines, ritzy hotel lobbies, fancy bars, and risky decisions. Well, despite the fact that Vegas will always be a dicey place to…