Where the Mind Matters: Intellectual Property

Where the Mind Matters: Intellectual property

Intellectual property (IP) is where thoughts and ideas meet the material world and is commonly defined as any work or invention that’s come about as the result of creativity. A strength to the business that owns it, IP is considered an asset in bankruptcy proceedings, can be sold or lost and needs to be protected by the company that owns the property. “Intellectual property … [Read more...]

Tech in Nevada

Economic development in Nevada has a direct, deliberate, effect on Nevada’s technology industry.

Economic development in Nevada has a direct, deliberate, effect on Nevada’s technology industry. Then again, Nevada’s technology industry is having a definite effect on economic development. It’s like the old Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups commercials – where the collision of chocolate and peanut butter create a happy symbiosis. In this case, the combination is intentional. … [Read more...]

Industry Focus: Insurance

Nevada insurance agents and brokers seek to educate the market on the importance of a trusted insurance advisor.

Combating a trend towards faceless online insurance purchases, Nevada insurance agents and brokers seek to educate the market on the importance of a trusted insurance advisor. Recently, executives in this industry met at the Las Vegas offices of City National Bank to discuss the challenges they face. Connie Brennan, publisher of Nevada Business Magazine, served as moderator … [Read more...]

Dickson Realty Visits with Google Senior Leadership

Members of senior leadership at Google met with the leadership team from Dickson Realty Inc. to discuss how to incorporate innovation into real estate.

Members of senior leadership at Google met with the leadership team from Dickson Realty Inc., on March 24 to discuss how to incorporate the processes of innovation into the real estate industry. Dickson Commercial Group Broker Tom Fennell, Dickson Realty Inc. Sales Manager Beau Keenan, Dickson Realty Inc. Director of Marketing Andrew Reel, Dickson Realty Inc. Truckee Sales … [Read more...]

Switch SUPERNAP Supports Hour of Code Campaign and Inspires Local Students at The Rob Roy inNEVation Center

Switch SUPERNAP joins Microsoft, Google, Apple, Amazon, among other technology leaders supporting campaign LAS VEGAS, NV -  Switch SUPERNAP and The Rob Roy inNEVation Center hosted students from Gibson Middle School, located in Las Vegas, Nevada, to participate in the Hour of Code campaign. The Hour of Code, launched by Code.org, called for organizations, schools, teachers, … [Read more...]

The Glenn Group Recognized on National “Best Places to Work” List

The Glenn Group, a Nevada-based marketing and innovation agency, has been recognized as one of The Bark’s “Best Places to Work 2013-2014”.

The Glenn Group, a Nevada-based marketing and innovation agency, has been recognized as one of The Bark’s “Best Places to Work 2013-2014”. The agency is listed among 130 of the most dog-friendly workplaces in America, including companies Great Dane-sized and Chihuahua-sized alike across 30 states. The Glenn Group, listed among the likes of national companies including … [Read more...]

Legal Remedies to False On-Line Attacks by Customers or Clients

When unhappy customers post false online attacks, your reputation – and business – can suffer.

Your customers are talking about you – and the whole world is listening: “Total rip-off!” “Terrible customer relations.” “Completely botched it and charged me twice as much as quoted.” When unhappy customers post these types of comments (or worse) about your business on-line, your reputation – and business – can suffer. For most businesses, especially small … [Read more...]

The Cyber State: Nevada’s Burgeoning Technology Industry

So what’s next? In terms of the next big technology, the crystal ball is fuzzy. But in terms of Nevada technology, growth is in the works.

The Brookings Report; Unify, Reorganize, Diversify: An Economic Development Agenda for Nevada, commissioned by the Governor’s Office of Economic Development in 2011, identified seven industry clusters Nevada should develop, specifically naming the technology and aerospace industries. In 2013, many in those industries are looking at and locating in, Nevada. Tech Comes to … [Read more...]

Morgan Bunker Named Vice President of Economic Development for LVGEA

Nevada Business Press Releases for April 9th

Morgan Bunker Named Vice President of Economic Development for Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (Las Vegas) – (Las Vegas) – The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA), formerly the Nevada Development Authority, announced today that Morgan Bunker has been appointed to the position of Vice President of Economic Development. Bunker, who is bilingual, holds more than 10 … [Read more...]

Chaad Taylor Named Special Projects Coordinator for LVGEA

Nevada Business Press Releases for April 1st

Chaad Taylor Named Special Projects Coordinator for Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (Las Vegas) – The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance, formerly the Nevada Development Authority, announced today that Chaad Taylor has been appointed to the position of Special Projects Coordinator. Taylor will oversee various projects within the LVGEA, ensuring their timely completion … [Read more...]

Websites now free for Nevada businesses

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Google’s Nevada Get Your Business Online program kicks off on August 22nd to make it easy for Nevada businesses to grow NEVADA -- August 22, 2012 – Today Google is announcing Nevada Get Your Business Online www.NevadaGetOnline.com. Google worked with local partners to design the program, which will help drive economic growth by giving Nevada businesses the tools and resources … [Read more...]

Staffing Firms

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Nevada’s Staffing Firms have had front row seats to one of the most troubling aspects of this economy: unemployment. Despite that, they have found more and more employers are hiring and a demand for skilled workforce has remained strong. Recently, executives representing this industry met at Holland & Hart’s Las Vegas office to discuss staffing in Nevada and what is … [Read more...]

Obama Tries to Grab Control of Another Vital Private Industry: The Internet

Lyle Brennan

We have already seen the Obama administration attempt to take over the healthcare industry with its Obama care program, and we watched it meddle in the alternative energy market by propping up Solyndra and other companies that should have been allowed to fail.  Recently, Obama appears to have sold out America again.  This time it was jobs-for-politics by denying a permit for … [Read more...]

Social Media: Get in the Game

Eight out of 10 U.S. companies use social media, according to data from eMarketer, a digital marketing researcher. Is yours one of them? “It’s necessary to have some type of social media presence. If you can dedicate some time to it, there’s going to be a return,” said Adam Carter, Web and social media manager at Bauserman Group, a Reno-based communications agency … [Read more...]