US Small Business Administration Presents Entrepreneurial Spirit Award to NCET’s Dave Archer

The Nevada District office of the SBA has selected NCET’s Dave Archer as the 2015 recipient of the Entrepreneurial Spirit Award.
Dave Archer

RENO, Nev. — The Nevada District office of the US Small Business Administration (SBA) has selected NCET’s Dave Archer as the 2015 recipient of the Entrepreneurial Spirit Award.  This award is presented to the person who “has shown initiative, collaboration and leadership in fostering the development of small businesses in Nevada in the areas of education, financing, mentoring or  These efforts have resulted in the startup, growth and/or success and reNCET’s Dave Archer as the 2015 recipient of the Entrepreneurial Spirit Award.  This award is presented to the person who “has shown initiative, collaboration and leadership in fostering the development of small businesses in Nevada in the areas of education, financing, mentorincognition of small businesses.”  The SBA will recognize Archer at the Small Businesses of the Year Awards luncheon on May 21, 2015 at the Gold Coast Hotel in Las Vegas

Dave Archer is President and CEO of NCET, a member-supported nonprofit organization that produces events to help individuals and businesses explore and use technology.  Archer is also the co-founder of the Reno Angels, Chair of Entrepreneurship Nevada, and a member of the Nevada System of Higher Education’s EPSCoR Advisory Committee.

The nominees for the Entrepreneurial Spirit Award are judged by an independent panel of small business leaders on a variety of criteria including active support action designed to help small businesses, evidence of increased business opportunities for small business as a result of the nominee’s actions, demonstrated success in obtaining support within the community for the establishment small businesses, and other accomplishments demonstrating the nominee’s effective advocacy small businesses.

About Nevada’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology

NCET is an independent member-supported nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that produces events to help individuals and businesses explore and use technology.  NCET's award winning programs include the annual NCET Small Business Expo and the NCET Tech Awards, and the monthly Tech Wednesday, Tech Bite and Jelly events.  NCET is funded by memberships, sponsorships and program revenues.  NCET is not affiliated with the State of Nevada or the University of Nevada and receives no state or Federal funding.  Learn more about NCET at www.NCET.org.