A younger breed of entrepreneurs are moving to the Lake Tahoe region, drawn by the famous scenery and quality of life   The outdoor playground that is Lake Tahoe is growing a more business-like profile alongside the skiing, tourism and crystal-clear water that make the lake world-renowned. ...

Tech industry wealth is largely driving the luxury real estate market around the lake   Tracing the ownership of Lake Tahoe’s real estate is a whirlwind tour of the country’s economic history, as timber barons, industrialists, shipping magnates, finance pioneers and fashion impresarios have flocked to Lake...

Founded in 1997, the Sierra Angels use a collaborative approach to help local startups get up and running   Do some good, have some fun, make some money. That’s the mission of the Sierra Angels early-stage investment group, whose founder and chair, Bob Goff, lives that mantra...

Flirtey is revolutionizing the delivery service industry from the skies above Reno   Australia native Matt Sweeny was studying abroad in Shanghai, China, when he first laid eyes on a drone—an event that presaged what would soon become the epicenter of his professional life. Like most early...

Michigan native Elizabeth Redmond chooses Reno for her growing Internet of Things business, developing tiny technology that monitors movement   “We are clearly growing out of this space,” says Elizabeth Redmond, flicking her eyes at the stack of cardboard boxes consuming her office inside the University of...

Julie Arsenault’s new Reno-based subscription underwear service is enabling women of all ages to feel more comfortable and confident in their own skin   For Julie Arsenault, necessity was the mother of invention. After graduating with a degree in mechanical engineering from MIT, the Connecticut-born-and-raised entrepreneur started...

With a new office in south Reno, the quickly growing startup Uplift eases the burden on travelers by enabling monthly payment plans   Brian Barth was tired of retirement. He realized this in the winter of 2011 when, of all places, he was riding a chairlift...

Reno-based entrepreneur Bill Wilson’s software solutions company is revolutionizing the higher-education experience   A military career that spanned nearly three decades uniquely prepared Bill Wilson for his current role as the co-founder and president of Alchemy, a Reno-based software solutions company that implements Workday’s platform for higher-education...

In an industry dominated by large brands, Tahoe Blue Vodka has quickly established itself as a legitimate contender   When Matt Levitt dreamt up Tahoe Blue Vodka in 2011, he never expected the brand would quickly become one of the best selling and fastest growing vodkas in...

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