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Center for Entrepreneurship
Center to be Renamed Troesh Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
Students from the Global Entrepreneurship Experience visit island nation to discover a developing market ripe with opportunities.
Prizes totaling $55K in seed money go to three UNLV teams who bested over three dozen Donald W. Reynolds Governor’s Cup competitors with health care, hospitality, and esports business ideas.
The entrepreneurial spirit of Las Vegas drew Leith Martin to town, but it’s his family that keeps him here.
A three-year National Science Foundation grant will strengthen commercialization efforts at UNLV through a new university-wide entrepreneurship development program.
Amputation is a serious threat to people with diabetes. A team of UNLV faculty researchers, entrepreneurial students, and economic development experts is working to bring a better way to prevent the problem to market soon.
Graduate student groups take first and third prizes in Nevada Governor's Cup contest; awarded total of $35,000 to help advance business plans.
Six UNLV student groups among the competition's 12 finalists; businesses range from a diagnostic shoe insole system to an audio book streaming service.
UNLV Lee Business School and Las Vegas Business Press partner in annual Dominic Anthony Marrocco contest to find and fund the region’s best new business idea.
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Entrepreneurship In The News
On July 19, Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson was at Nellis Air Force Base preparing to share information about a new program in the pipeline called AFwerX. The program will test collaborating with UNLV and the public to innovate ideas and for problem-solving.
UNLV’s Center for Entrepreneurship will become a storefront for a $2 million national program that the Air Force will launch next year to attract innovators, Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson said Friday in an exclusive interview with the Las Vegas Review-Journal.
The Rebel Venture Fund, the student-led university venturing fund of University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) has invested in US-based fintech company Echo Payment Systems.
The next generation of entrepreneurs at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas' Lee Business School is learning to work at a global level.
Avetis Mazmanyan’s grandmother had a golden rule when it came to cooking: Always use fresh vegetables, never canned. She also took the time to skin garbanzo beans, a step she insisted made her meals more delicious. Today, college student Mazmanyan is the head of his own startup, Mezze Foods, for which he and his family make hummus, bean salad and other ethnic dishes to sell to Whole Foods. His grandmother’s culinary rule is a cornerstone of his 4-year-old business. “We take hours prepping vegetables all by hand,” he said.
Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Programs
Associate Dean for Research and Innovation, with expertise in economic diversification, plans for small businesses, technology management, and information technology innovation.