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.

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 … [Read more...]

Vegas Home Prices Rise, Market Sees More Traditional Buyers

The median price of an existing single-family home sold in Southern Nevada during June was $199,900 - the highest mark since September 2008. This is according to recent statistics released by the Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS (GLVAR). The median price is 2.5 percent higher than May and up over 14 percent compared to June 2013. GLVAR President Heidi Kasama called … [Read more...]

NCET President Dave Archer Awarded as ‘Influencer of the Year’ by Reno-Tahoe Chapter of American Marketing Association

Nevada’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology President was recognized as the “Influencer of the Year” by the American Marketing Association.

RENO, Nev. — Nevada’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology President Dave Archer was recognized as the “Influencer of the Year” by the American Marketing Association’s Reno-Tahoe chapter at an awards ceremony on June 26. Archer serves as both the president and CEO of NCET. He has over 35 years of experience in marketing, technology and finance, and joined NCET after a … [Read more...]

Financing: It’s a Jungle Out There

A year ago, Ed Brown said Nevada’s business financing picture in 2010 was the worst he’d seen in his 35 years of administering small business loans for the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), describing it as “a bad time” and “depressing.” Minimal loans of any kind were being made. Funds were being pieced together from various sources. Some groups had no money to … [Read more...]