Every Wednesday morning, one or two early-stage startups present their companies to a diverse audience of their peers, mentors, educators, and advisors. Each founder presents for six minutes, followed by a 20-minute question-and-answer session with the audience. Afterward, each startup receives feedback via an audience survey and from the local organizers in their city.
Starting as an angel investor is easier than you might think. AngelNV connects angel investors with promising companies in our community while providing training to walk you through the process. Learn how to invest as part of a community and make an impact.
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The Audacity Institute was created in 2018 in response to a growing need for a new approach to funding and supporting underserved business owners.
We successfully do this by flipping the narrative to: value people, put companies first and invest for change. join us in building thriving inclusive local economies.
We are a Nevada not-for-profit corporation dedicated to Educating and Facilitating entrepreneurs in creating and growing their businesses.
We empower entrepreneurs through inspiration, experiential learning, connectivity and accolades. Our team accomplishes this through communicating the entrepreneurial character of our community, catalyzing the creation of new entrepreneurial programs, connecting entrepreneurs to community resources and showcasing leading entrepreneurs as role models.
Their mission is to partner with change makers around the globe to equip the masses to succeed at designing lives of meaning, passion and profit as entrepreneurs, social change makers and value creators.
Entrepreneurship Nevada supports Entrepreneurial Support Organizations and individuals by fostering communication, collaboration and education.
The Kauffman Foundation created Entrepreneurship.org as an online resource to help entrepreneurs grow great ideas. The site provides innovative educational tools and informative resources covering the latest issues and insights affecting entrepreneurs.
We educate, we transform, we inspire and we offer invaluable resources in the form of global events, leadership-development programs, an online entrepreneur forum and executive education opportunities, among other offerings designed for personal and professional growth.
We help people create the tomorrow they want through community today. Our grass roots social experiences help people start and grow businesses.
Our Purpose:To provide a physical and virtual repository of education, training, and real-time consulting/advisory services that our communities can access in aims at driving our local economy through the creation of new businesses and the strengthening of already existing businesses.
Our mission is to accelerate early stage tech startups in emerging US technology ecosystems. We are expanding our programs to southern Nevada with an LASX facility located within the Blackfire Innovation Center at the Harry Reid Industrial park in west Las Vegas.
MicroMentor is a free social network that allows entrepreneurs and volunteer business mentors to connect so they can solve problems and build businesses together.
The purpose of the MountainWest Tech Accelerator is to encourage and develop Nevada-based entrepreneurs. We will help hardware/software and IoT (Internet of Things) startups by connecting founders and helping them deal with investors and manufacturers/distributors.
The Nevada Entrepreneur Network, powered by Startup Space, puts the state’s business development resources at your fingertips – providing you with a streamlined, easy-to-use application to help you start, scale, staff and protect your business. All at no cost to you.
NFIB is the voice of small business, advocating on behalf of America’s small and independent business owners, both in Washington, D.C., and in all 50 state capitals. NFIB is nonprofit, nonpartisan, and member-driven. Since our founding in 1943, NFIB has been exclusively dedicated to small and independent businesses, and remains so today.
The Sierra Accelerator for Growth & Entrepreneurship (SAGE) North works with inventors, innovators and entrepreneurs to: determine if an idea or business qualifies for the SBIR-STTR programs, find appropriate and available SBIR-STTR research grant opportunities, navigate the complex world of the government grant process, and help write the best possible proposal.
The Sierra Accelerator for Growth & Entrepreneurship (SAGE) South works with inventors, innovators and entrepreneurs to: determine if an idea or business qualifies for the SBIR-STTR programs, find appropriate and available SBIR-STTR research grant opportunities, navigate the complex world of the government grant process, and help write the best possible proposal.
StartUpNV, a 501c3 nonprofit, is managed by a group of dedicated, successful Nevadans who want to give back. Our mission of helping ensure the success of current and future Nevada start-ups is enabled by many volunteers, employees and Nevada businesses. We provide inspirational, collaborative work environments along with a methodology and mentoring to advance early stage ideas with entrepreneurs who have a vision for their success.
We’re transforming our region through entrepreneurship and technology by cultivating a connection between Reno’s startups with innovators, investors, and support organizations.
Startup Space houses a wealth of content provided by your local community organizers. The resources, events, stories, and other information you’ll discover has been built to serve those who are interested in starting or running a venture or simply supporting others who do.
StartUp Vegas is a 501c3 nonprofit dedicated to expanding the tech and startup ecosystem in Las Vegas by building infrastructure needed to help the community expand and thrive.
The purpose of Tech Alley is to support tech and startup communities by providing a platform that coordinates local technology, entrepreneur, business meetups into monthly full-day events for the community to share knowledge, network, and participate in the tech and startup ecosystem. Tech Alley events are always free, inclusive, interactive, consistent, and is the place to be for anybody interested in technology and entrepreneurism.
The Innevation Center is a 65,000-square-foot collaborative workspace and community event venue driving Nevada’s new innevation economy, donated to the community by Switch Founder and CEO Rob Roy.
The Innevation Center is designed to empower Nevada’s next generation of economic leaders by igniting the creative and entrepreneurial spirits in University of Nevada, Reno students, faculty, community creatives, makers, economic developers, and emerging global tech companies.
The Office of Enterprise & Innovation facilitates the creation of an entrepreneurial ecosystem at the University.
Center for Entrepreneurship (CFE) operates as an administrative unit within the UNLV Lee Business School. The CFE's primary purpose is to provide educational opportunities for students, faculty, and the community to learn about entrepreneurship and related activities.
The Entrepreneurship Club is a learning-by-doing environment where students can cultivate their entrepreneurship skills. Students in the club will participate in the development of a business, at minimum by working on a business plan, but ideally also by being part of implementing a start-up.
Vegas Young Professionals is the largest young professionals organization in Nevada. With about 1,800 members, it is the ideal organization to make new business contacts, gain a unique perspective on the Southern Nevada business community and further your professional development. Open to professionals between the ages of 21 and 39, VYP is FREE to join and a great way to build your network and become active in the Las Vegas community.
XCo is a world class entrepreneurial technology and services company focused on the success and growth of new, rapidly emerging technology ecosystems. Our mission is to accelerate the next regional technology startup ecosystems and the companies that will lead and transform these regions