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    Startups are putting Las Vegas on the map as a high-tech hub

    The valley is experiencing a startup boom that has produced entrepreneurs who, sometimes with minimal capital, are building tech companies. Many are focused on social media, but other ideas are being hatched as well, including mini-robots, video streaming and Internet-based ...

In Business

Sandoval talks taxes, regulations to soothe small businesses at inaugural conference

Gov. Brian Sandoval greets guests before delivering the keynote address during the Governor's Conference on Small Business at the Orleans on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012.

Gov. Brian Sandoval received a warm reception from hundreds of businesspeople attending the first-ever Governor’s Conference on Small Business even though he told them there was plenty of work ahead before the state could consider itself recovered from the Great ...

Insert Coins becomes latest Las Vegas business export

"I was smart in school and loved to play video games. That's how I got here," Insert Coin(s) founder Chris LaPorte said.

Las Vegas is used to the importation of expensive facsimiles of other cultures to the Strip. We have the New York-New York, Paris and Venetian casinos. Don’t forget the Rio and the Orleans. Taking Las Vegas’ interesting local culture to ...


Giving thanks after holidays

Suddenly, it’s that season again, when the business world relaxes just a bit and succumbs to tradition. Business meetings soon will give way to the holidays’ more jubilant gatherings as we wave goodbye to 2012 and join in the optimism of a new year.

Salvaging the monorail

The Las Vegas Monorail pulls into the Convention Center station, Monday, Nov. 14, 2011.

The Las Vegas Monorail Co. is out of bankruptcy. Although countless critics have savaged the monorail and want to see it torn down, it’s a system worth keeping, and even building on.

Right Now

Online poker: What you need to know about the complex industry

A woman who wants to remain anonymous plays poker online.

As Nevada moves toward launching real-money online poker, there are several concepts to keep in mind about the complexities of ...

The People: Nov. 19, 2012

In the People: Robert Scott, Ray Jones, Karen Domico, Jim Tainter, Dr. Steven D. Lampinen, Kweku Boafo, Jacqueline Meason, Elizabeth ...

The Notes: Nov. 19, 2012

In the Notes: Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada; Faith Lutheran Middle School and High School; Bombard Renewable Energy; Nevada JobConnect; ...

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Records and Transactions: Nov. 19, 2012

All of the information your business needs: Bid opportunities, bankruptcies filed and building permits issued. To add to our data, email us at [email protected]

The List: Credit Unions, Nov. 19, 2012

Find out about credit unions. This week, we rank them by assets as of Sept. 30.

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