Tech Tip Tuesday
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Tech Tip Tuesday

Our very own Kory Richardson made a quick little tutorial for how to sell and accept payments online. Many local shops are having to quickly set up e-commerce solutions to allow for curb side pickup, delivery and other creative solutions to keeping their business going. Check it out and follow our youtube channel to see…

Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act
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Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act

The Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship has released the following document to help small business owner’s navigate the programs available thanks to the recently passed CARES Act. There are many options a business owner can pursue to sustain their business in these uncertain times. The pdf can be downloaded directly here or perused…

Small Business Covid-19 Survival Guide
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Small Business Covid-19 Survival Guide

The Small Business Development Center has released a document laying out ways for your small business to economically survive through the current corona virus crisis. Please share this pdf with anyone who is trying to figure out how to keep their business afloat in these uncertain times. There is more information on the SBDC website….

NC Tech Connection Events Postponed
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NC Tech Connection Events Postponed

The Nevada County Tech Connection will be postponing all events, meetups and other group activities at 104 New Mohawk Rd in Nevada City until further notice. TechTonic Tuesday, and the AR/VR, Web Development and Writers Resources meetups will resume at a date TBA.

TechTest Jr. Tests Students’ Problem-solving Skills and Teaches Them About Local Career Opportunities 
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TechTest Jr. Tests Students’ Problem-solving Skills and Teaches Them About Local Career Opportunities 

Students using their free time to take a math test? It sounds far-fetched, but for the ninth straight year, on February 25th through 28th, 120 of the top 5th through 8th graders from 16 different local schools participated in the TechTest Jr. math competition, a math exam that tests critical thinking and problem solving skills….

New partnership may spur local manufacturer development
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New partnership may spur local manufacturer development

This story was originally published in The Union on January 9th, 2020 by Sam Corey Manufacturing doesn’t always get much attention in Nevada County, but the Nevada County Economic Resource Council wants to change that. Last month Gil Mathew, director of Community Outreach for the Nevada County Economic Resource Council, established a partnership with the…

Missed an Event? Catch up with TechTonic Tuesday videos

Missed an Event? Catch up with TechTonic Tuesday videos

Every month the Nevada County Tech Connection, an initiative of the Economic Resource Council of Nevada County, hosts TechTonic Tuesday — a lecture series on technology and manufacturing. Topics have ranged from crowdfunding to broadband to exciting new virtual reality tech. (Have an idea for a topic? Email us!) Craig Rohrsen of Creekside Video and…

Local Entrepreneurs Pitch Start-ups at the Tahoe Pitch Showcase

Local Entrepreneurs Pitch Start-ups at the Tahoe Pitch Showcase

On Monday, September 9th, six Truckee entrepreneurs pitched their business ideas to a panel of judges and a passionate audience. Two walked away with fabulous prizes and a great start to their businesses! It was the Pitch Camp Showcase, produced by Tahoe Silicon Mountain and the Sierra Business Council (SBC). The purpose of the Showcase,…