2017 EDAWN Award for Adams Hub

Adams Hub has been chosen as the recipient of the 2017 EDAWN (Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada) Award for Program of the Year. The award was presented on March 30th during 10th annual Technology Awards at the Atlantis Casino Resort & Spa. The NCET Technology Awards celebrate the individuals and companies who have greatly enhanced the growth and prestige of the technology . The Awards recognize the people and resources that have played an integral part in contributing to the growth of our community.

City officials and local experts meet with a group of visiting Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative fellows at the Adams Hub for Innovation in Carson City, Nev. on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016.
Photo by Cathleen Allison

“We’re delighted to receive this honor,” said Miya MacKenzie, Chief Professional Officer of Adams Hub for innovation. “We’ve kicked off lots of new programming in the past year to support entrepreneurs and small businesses. This award is validation that those efforts are making a difference.”

New program launches in 2016 included a Carson City chapter of Entrepreneurs Assembly, the award-winning Nevada nonprofit; a Pre-Accelerator program facilitated by Kevin Lyons; Research Ninjas, on-site Carson City Librarians who assist clients and community businesses with deep research using proprietary databases; and Lunchbox Learning, monthly sessions with subject matter experts on a key business-building topics. A 2017 addition is “Motivation Mondays,” one-on-one entrepreneurial-effectiveness coaching with Diane Dye Hansen of What Works Coaching.

“Adams Hub has extended our programs beyond traditional incubation,” explained MacKenzie. “Our goal is to foster and increased employment throughout the Northern Nevada business community.” To that end, a number of the ‘s services are offered to community businesses and non-profits. “We’re building an ecosystem that supports peak performance for the entrepreneur and solopreneur,” she said.

Hot New Startup Showing Promise

Adams Hub is proud to congratulate BaseVenture on its quick progress and traction in the financial technology (FinTech) industry – as evidenced by BaseVenture’s selection to be a presenter at Finovate Spring 2016.

BaseVenture, an innovative new software as a service (SaaS) platform that is transforming private fund management and administration, counts Adams Hub as one of its early investors, and has an office within the Adams Hub Business Incubator in Carson City.

Brian Sandoval, the Governor of Nevada, said “We believe that Nevada is the next cradle of tech innovation. Adams Hub was created in part to identify and cultivate exciting young technology startups like BaseVenture in our capital city. We believe that smart investments in promising technology companies like BaseVenture will help increase Nevada’s competitive edge as an incubator for the next generation of innovators and entrepreneurs.”

BaseVenture will use the Finovate Spring 2016 Conference to unveil the company’s breakthrough cloud-based platform that simplifies and automates the operations and administration for thousands of private funds. Finovate Spring 2016 is a two-day showcase of the latest innovations in financial technology (FinTech) from leading established companies and emerging young startups.

John Pizzi, Co-founder & CEO of BaseVenture said, “We are excited about the traction that we are quickly making in the market, as evidenced by our selection to present at Finovate Spring 2016. Our partnership with the Adams Hub is a competitive advantage, providing us with both an efficient way to grow and scale our operations in Carson City, as well as the platform to expand our business reach into the thousands of private funds, fund administrators, and private banks in the greater Nevada area.”

Curated from Adams Hub investment in financial technology industry startup BaseVenture shows promise | Carson City Nevada News – Carson Now





Milton in Carson City

You don’t want to miss this free event, sponsored by Adams Hub for and many of our great partners!  Milton Chen will sure to give us the inspiration for innovation.  Check out the press release in the Nevada Appeal in the link below:

Carson City Brewery Arts Center hosting Milton Chen’s talk on innovation March 16 | NevadaAppeal.com

“On a two-day speaking tour, Chen will address students at Carson High, Carson Middle, Eagle Valley Middle and St. Teresa of Avila schools. He will also tour the Innevation Center at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Chen will discuss the principles of his book as well as how to embrace a habit of learning, how to use this new-found energy to encourage engagement, spark innovation and impact the future of the community.

Curated from Carson City Brewery Arts Center hosting Milton Chen’s talk on innovation March 16 | NevadaAppeal.com


Aware Systems Is Ready!

Aware Systems Logo

We couldn’t be more excited to have our very own client, , jump in the ring of the Biggest Little Competition!  Cast your vote for Aware Systems and check out the competition by clicking the link to read more and vote.

Be sure to click the link at the end of the story and vote for Aware Systems.

Aware Systems pushing for the win in Biggest Little Startup Competition | Carson City Nevada News – Carson Now

“Aware Systems was our first choice as an incubator client at the Adams Hub and we are very excited about the progress that they are making with their unique security system. We encourage everyone to support this great local company with their vote” said Rob Griffin, Executive Director at the Adams Hub for Innovation.

Curated from Aware Systems pushing for the win in Biggest Little Startup Competition | Carson City Nevada News – Carson Now



The Abbi Agency Holland & Hart Launches The Biggest Little Startup Competition  

Attention entrepreneurs!  We are excited to share the Biggest Little Startup Competition with our startup community, in Carson City, Gardnerville-Minden, Tahoe, Reno and beyond.  Please read the news release and then get your entries in!

The Abbi Agency Holland & Hart Launches The Biggest Little Startup Competition

Holland & Hart, in partnership with The Abbi Agency and J.A. Solari & Partners, has launched the Biggest Little Startup Competition to support the growth of one emerging Northern Nevada company. The winner of the competition will be awarded a prize package valued at $25,000.

Participants are asked to submit a three-minute video describing their startup concept and what entrepreneurship means to them to the competition’s Facebook by October 16. The public will then vote for their favorite startup video through Facebook from October 16 to October 31. The five videos with the most Facebook votes on October 31 will be selected to participate in a live pitch competition.