Innevation BLOG

Welcome back to Tech Talk Tuesday, where we like to get the brain juices flowing around an open tech-based dialogue! This week, we’re shining the spotlight on Spotify, who has just announced a 50% discount for college students! TechCrunch’s Jordan Cook explains, “The discount takes Spotify’s premium $10 subscription and slashes it in half, as long as the user is registered in any four-year, two-year or junior college in the country. SheetID will verify that

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Happy Monday, y’all! Today we want to tell you about the wonderful mission The Nevada STEM Coalition is setting out on, but first some interesting facts:  Did you know that 80-90% of all jobs of the future will require skills in science, technology, engineering, or math? (Source: NV STEM Coalition flyer) Did you know that by about the 4th grade, many students have already decided whether or not they are good in science and math? (Source: NV

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Each month The Innevation Center team likes to bring the community together to keep everyone up-to-date on what’s going on in the great state of Nevada. It’s a fun and delicious way to recap the past month, highlight the upcoming month’s events, and hear some amazingness from a fabulous presenter! This month we’re honored to welcome Chris Sevilleja from Scotch.io, a website run by a brilliant group of designers and developers dedicated to pushing the

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When we here at The Innevation Center learned that many local businesses weren’t properly licensed, we knew we wanted to help. We designed and coordinated a Business Licensing Panel to help business owners ensure that they’re properly licensed within the state, county, and city. The panel, held on Tuesday, March 4th, featured talented lawyers Michelle Hallsten, Gian Brown, and Gina Bongiovi and was a huge success for the nearly 40 attendees. We love our local businesses and we’re happy

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Parents, teachers, and anyone who cares about kids and computer science education, listen up: you need to hear about Tynker. Inspired by Scratch, a free coding website for kids created by developers at MIT, Tynker is a new computing platform designed to teach kids programming skills through fun, creative activities and challenges. It covers programming languages Javascript, HTML5, CSS3, and others in an effort to get kids as young as six learning to code. It’s

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Each month, The Innevation Center chooses one of our fabulous Innevators to spotlight on our blog. In honor of this very green holiday (St. Patrick’s Day), we’ve chosen the US Green Building Council (USGBC)! Brilliant, we know. Marta Landers, Programs Coordinator of the USGBC Nevada Chapter, kindly sat down with me to explain more about the amazing things they do. Celebrating their tenth anniversary this year, USGBC is an organization that provides educational opportunities and encourages legislation

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Did you know The Innevation Center proudly hosts 10 Meetups every month? If you’re interested in joining any of the fantastic Meetup groups below, you can contact them directly or stop by The Innevation Center at one of their meeting times. Interested in using The Innevation Center for your next community or tech Meetup? We love having these incredible minds gathered here with us regularly and we’re always open to new additions. Please feel free to let

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