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Uplift’s Brian Barth Talks Northern Nevada’s Fintech Scene

Brian Barth, founder and CEO of the fintech startup Uplift, has spent more than two decades in the travel and tourism sector, driven by a passion for adventure and the desire to help people make the memories of a lifetime. These dual motivations inspired Brian and fellow-founder Stu Kelly to create Uplift, a Buy Now, …

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Azibo’s Chris Hsu Talks His Move to Reno and Thriving in the Fintech Industry

One year ago, Chris Hsu and co-founders Gregor Watson and Rob Bloemker teamed up to create a fintech startup that would revolutionize how independent landlords handle financial services. As a former US Army captain-turned landlord, Chris wanted to develop a solution for the challenges he faced in the real estate and rental and leasing sector. …

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NOW Health Group in Sparks, Nevada: Making Healthy Living a Reality

Life in Northern Nevada comes with endless reasons to get outdoors. From hiking to trail running, bicycling to kayaking, there’s no better place to stay active. Winter sports abound, too, including skiing, snowboarding, and snowshoeing. (And this is, by no means, an exhaustive list!) Participating in these activities provides expansive views of the sublime Sierra …

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Teaching the Profoundly Gifted at Davidson Academy in Reno-Tahoe

If you’re the parent of a profoundly gifted child, then there’s one school you must know about: Davidson Academy. It provides unparalleled secondary education opportunities for the top one percent of students. Located on the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno, enrollees gain access to custom-tailored learning. This includes grade placement based on achievement …

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Why Tech Entrepreneurs and Tech Startups Love Reno-Tahoe

Northern Nevada’s business-friendly environment continues to attract an expanding contingent of tech entrepreneurs and startups. These individuals and companies are thinking outside of the box (and away from New York, San Jose, and San Francisco) to establish new locations. They realize that Reno-Tahoe represents a burgeoning innovation center with many attractive opportunities and amenities. Take, …

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