LAS VEGAS (KLAS)– You might imagine tech startups are solely in Silicon Valley however Las Vegas has its personal tech startup scene this weekend.
Southern Nevada has a budding group, with assist from metropolis leaders. Since May, town of Las Vegas has helped create Tech Alley within the downtown Las Vegas Arts District.
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Tech Alley CEO Joshua Leavitt says this conference-style meet-up that occurs each third Saturday of the month may result in some large business.
“When I started introducing folks I had no idea some of the great startups that came out of Las Vegas I was amazed, going, why aren’t we highlighting these sort of things,” Alley stated. “This has reignited the momentum that a lot of the leaders of technology created in 2011 with Tony Hsieh and all that was going on. That was actually the birth of the meetup scene.”
It’s a spot for native tech entrepreneurs to fulfill to debate concepts and business plans.
“Like somebody says life isn’t about what you know but it’s also about who you know. So you may have built a business, you also have to present it to other people,” Jean Claude Luakabuanga, founder and CEO of BRBCK.