Venture Magazine

Venture magazine is a place where students, community leaders and business owners can get connected to the entrepreneurial heartbeat of the region. At The College of Business, our students are preparing to become leaders within communities across the globe. Read about the business influences found on and off campus in our annual publication.

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Inside this issue

The University underwent a lot of growth and change this year. This year marked the 50th anniversary of the University's Master of Business Administration program, and many alumni from those first years of the program would be hard-pressed to recognize the University today by the way its evolved. 

The Annual Sontag competition continues to inspire and encourage the entrepreneurial spirit in the students. The TEDxUniversityofNevada event grows with each year, bringing a wealth of amazing speakers and performers into the community.


College Alumni works to bring Northern Nevada's first container park to life

When Phil Buckheart graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno College of Business in May of 2002, he had no idea that more than a decade later he would be transforming a small swath of bare dirt in downtown Reno into a hip gathering spot... Continue reading about the Container Park.

Raver Swag launched with help from The College of Business

A company based in Las Vegas has benefited from programs in The College of Business and is making its mark in the youth apparel industry. Raver Swag, a brand of ElectroVentures, Inc., sells apparel, costumes and accessories for music festivals and raves as part of the electronic dance music industry. That industry has grown to $7.1 billion globally, and increase of nearly 60 percent in the past three years... Continue reading about Raver Swag clothing.


We want to feature your story!

We're looking to feature and promote the exciting business news coming from our University and our Great Basin community. If you have a story to share, we'd love to hear it! Send us a recap of your story information, and a member of our publishing team will follow up with your submission. We might feature it in the next issue of Venture Magazine! We are looking for a breadth of stories including, but not limited to, entrepreneurial efforts, community-impact projects, business development, and research. Thank you for your contribution to the business community of Northern Nevada.

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