City officials and business leaders officially welcomed the first seven tenants of the International Innovation Center @ Vegas, an 11,000 square foot coworking space.
A lack of housing, basic infrastructure and population density coupled with a very visible homeless presence are the obstacles that entrepreneurs say are keeping downtown from realizing its full potential as a startup hub.
Eric Lassard, a 13-year-old Las Vegas boy, organized a Youth Startup Weekend at RedFlint — a University of Phoenix-owned business incubator in downtown Las Vegas.
The Las Vegas tech scene may be getting a boost. Seven tech startups, five of which are local, graduated from RedFlint’s startup accelerator and pitched their ideas to investors Tuesday.