Entrepreneurial Update

HOT OFF THE PRESS in Bloomberg Business – Reno Is Starting to Look More Like Silicon Valley

 Thousands throng to the weekly Food Truck Fridays near downtown, dudes play corn-hole while sipping cold brew coffee at a cafe by the river, and a local bartender can’t quite keep track of the number of craft breweries… read more here.

Three Reno startups thriving beyond Silicon Valley

This month, three of our local startups, TrainerRoad, Capstak, and Bombora participated on a panel discussion, in the Bay Area, at a VentureBeat event ahead of the 2017 Blueprint conference. They shared their stories about how they’ve thrived in our local entrepreneurial ecosystem and why they chose Reno over the Bay Area and other tech metropolitan areas. Read more here.

From left to right: Bombora, CTO, Rob Armstrong – Capstak, CEO, Heather Goldman – TrainerRoad, CEO, Nate Pearson


Startup Company Of The Month

Breadware has created a unique hardware and software service that can be used by entrepreneurs and businesses seeking to develop products in the Internet of Things (IoT) space. 

Breadware, an IoT development company, is proud to announce that the company has moved its operations to Reno, NV. Previously headquartered in Santa Barbara, Breadware considered Los Angeles, Colorado, and Seattle before deciding that Reno was the place they wanted and needed to be. Breadware can act as entrepreneurs “one stop shop” providing them all the tools and guidance necessary to design, specify, and order their IoT devices. To learn more, visit their website.

Entrepreneurial Events

There are several entrepreneurial events happening throughout the region! For a full calendar list, and to list your event, check-out Reno Startup Digest.

1 Million Cups – Every Wednesday morning from 9 to 10 a.m. at Swill Coffee and Wine.

We are always looking for startups and ventures to present, view past presentations to get an idea of the format, and contact the 1MC team to sign-up!

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