This week Udacity launched the first of its kind accelerated learning program in Reno, known as Udacity Connect, to teach in-demand skills in Reno!
At the completion of the 3-month nano-degree program, participants will receive a valued credential in their field of study with the program offering a combination of online courses and in-person study sessions. The first nano-degree offered will train Reno residents to become full stack web developers; with advanced degrees like robotics and machine learning coming in the near future. Registration for the course is open with a deadline to enroll by Wednesday, May 24th. Sign up and learn more here!
We’re excited for the launch of Tahoe Trail Bar’s two new energy bar flavors; Mango Coconut & Dark Chocolate Cherry! Tahoe Trail Bar is a Reno founded startup and a venture in the Summit VMS Mentorship Program.
We’ve all tried their original bar, Peanut Butter Chocolate; crafted in a coffee shop on the southern shores of Lake Tahoe, and are excited for the new packaging, branding, and growth! Join us for their New Flavor Launch of Wednesday, May 31st from 4-8pm at the new Mill Street Brewery & Still – RSVP HERE!
The NEW Reno Startup Deck came out earlier this month!
This engaging playing card deck is designed to inform and educate everyone about the entrepreneurial resources in the region. Playful and inspiring, the deck promotes networking with individuals of a variety of strengths, learning from other local startup companies and becoming familiar with the area’s ample entrepreneurial resources. To view the electronic deck or order your own, you can visit the website here.
Startup Company of The Month
GroupGets is a DIY group buying platform that empowers users to securely join or organize group buys for any existing product.
As a two-sided platform, it is also a place for businesses to sell their products to enthusiastic group buyers. The company’s headquarters and founder relocated to Reno, NV from Santa Barbara in March 2017 and we are excited to welcome them to the budding entrepreneurial ecosystem! Considered the “on-ramp” to large-scale distribution by both enterprises and startups, GroupGets is early stage product friendly and has been a cornerstone to success for products that have done 9-figures in revenue. Browse or create a group buy today and hack the minimum order quantity system!
Tahoe Trail Bar New Flavor Launch Party
Wednesday, May 31st 4:00-8:00pm
Mill St. Brewery & Still
We’re excited for the launch of Tahoe Trail Bar’s two new energy bar flavors; Mango Coconut & Dark Chocolate Cherry! Tahoe Trail Bar is a Reno founded startup and a venture in the Summit VMS Mentorship Program. We’ve all tried their original bar, Peanut Butter Chocolate; crafted in a coffee shop on the southern shores of Lake Tahoe, and are excited for the new packaging, branding, and growth! Join us for their New Flavor Launch of Wednesday, May 31st from 4-8pm at the new Mill Street Brewery & Still by RSVP’ing Here!
“Cycle” Container Talk
Tuesday, May 30th at 6:00pm
The Eddy, 16 S. Sierra St, Reno, NV
Cycle, a container hosting and web infrastructure startup company, recently moved to Reno, NV from Toledo, OH. “Moving to Reno has been great for the company. I can’t imagine being anywhere else,”said Jake Warner, Founder and CEO of Cycle. Part of a flourishing startup ecosystem, is the engagement of local startups. We’re excited to announce that Cycle will be hosting a “Container Talk” at the Eddy, on Tuesday, May 30th at 6pm. If you’re interested in learning more about containers, the latest cloud technology, and meeting a local tech startup, you can register here.
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!