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Entrepreneurs

Auto industry adapting to growth in women’s car-buying power

The majority of exhibitors and attendees at the Specialty Equipment Market Association trade show in Las Vegas were men, but the number of women on the show floor is increasing — a trend that the auto industry should be rooting for as women could be the market boost the industry needs.

Las Vegas Metro Chamber to honor local businesses

Mark Larkin was just out of high school in the summer of 1969 when his dad sent the family camping for a month in Big Sur, California. He didn’t know then that his father needed to be alone because he was fundamentally changing the family business.

 
Entrepreneurs turn arcade nostalgia into growing business in Las Vegas Valley

James Angelone and Laurence Galbraith share both an entrepreneurial spirit and a love of video games. The Florida natives run Superior Games & Vending, which provides arcade games for existing businesses and shares the revenues.

Advice to young Nevada entrepreneurs: Just get started

Some successful Nevada entrepreneurs say they had no idea what they were doing when they first began. Their advice for other aspiring business owners? Just get started.

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Gaming industry employee finds niche for new business in Las Vegas

Marcella Williams, 41, works as a program manager in the gaming industry by day. By night, she runs a semi-truck rental company that targets truck drivers in need of commercial drivers license renewal.

Businesswoman the impetus behind networking event

Every second and fourth Thursday of the month, between 30 and 50 business owners and others in the Henderson business community file into Joe’s Crab Shack, to attend an informal networking event. The woman who runs the networking event is Susan Smith.

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