Startup companies will be eligible for funding as part of a state program to help businesses grow and thrive.
The Las Vegas Thought Leadership Roundtable held its third program, focusing on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Southern Nevada.
Colleen Alexandra Wilson-Pappa was the former director of government relations for the Southern Nevada Home Builders Association and the former assistant planning manager for Clark County Comprehensive Planning.
Employers continue to find it difficult to hire and retain employees amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and Las Vegas human resources and workforce experts offered insights on how they’ve been addressing the challenge over the short term and long term. They were part of the Las Vegas Thought Leadership Roundtable Wednesday at the Legacy Club atop Circa Las Vegas. Called “Hiring Retention: Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World,” the discussions continue to be timely.
The Nevada Recovery Friendly Workplace Initiative, a partnership between the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services and Foundation for Recovery, is aiming to reduce the stigma of substance use and mental health recovery in the workplace. Participating businesses will have access to free resources, customized training, and ongoing support to establish their business as a Recovery Friendly Workplace in Nevada.
Rarely can the government perform any function more efficiently than the private sector. Make no mistake, there is a space for government regulation to assure fairness and a level-playing field. However, when it comes to getting something done, it is hard to beat the power of the private sector.
Monica Fullerton won the 2021 Startup Showdown pitch competition July 29. She presented her new business, Spouse-ly, an online marketplace that supports military spouses, veterans and first responder small businesses. She received $5,000 in consultation services from Lightning Digital and $2,000 in website services from Hunter Marketing.
The National Association of Women Business Owners Southern Nevada chapter is now accepting nominations for its 2021 Women of Distinction Awards.
The Las Vegas Innovation Marketing Association will help to host this year’s Startup Showdown pitch competition, which will be administered by StartUpNV. Applications are due July 2. Eligible companies need to have monthly recurring revenue or be ready to go to market within 60 days.
Las Vegas law firm Naylor & Braster and lead appellate counsel John Naylor successfully represented the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) in the Nevada Supreme Court, which last week handed down an important decision regarding the enforcement of foreign securities laws in the United States.