Get the support you need for your business. From business resources to lifestyle tips, find ways to thrive in Nevada County’s tech community.
Organizations that Support Local Businesses
Find a wealth of real estate resources, including education, advocacy, community partnerships. You can also find state of the art technology, tools and services to make sound real estate investments.
Develop Your Career in Nevada County
NoRTEC helps those who are looking for opportunities to improve their employment prospects. Specialized services are available for Dislocated Workers, Mature Workers, People with Disabilities, Public Assistance Recipients, Veterans, and Youth.
Training & Education Opportunities Abound
The Sierra College – Nevada County Campus (NCC) is one of four Sierra College campuses. It is a comprehensive college and high school campus that offers a wide-ranging complement of instructional lower-division programs, student services, academic supports and campus life opportunities. Specific technology programs include Applied Art & Design, Business, Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Construction and Energy Technology, Graphic Information Systems, and Mechatronics.
TECHNOLOGY RELATED INITIATIVES IN NEVADA COUNTY
ACME Robotics is an independent robotics team for 8th through 11th graders from various schools in Nevada County. Students build and program robots, and compete with other robotics teams around the country.
The Truckee Roundhouse is a a nonprofit makerspace that supports the teaching, learning, and practicing of a wide variety of crafts, skills, technologies, and arts in the Truckee-Tahoe community.
“Nerd night” is a public meetup that happens on the second Wednesday of every month from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at the Curious Forge, a makerspace in Nevada City.
Join local tech talent, entrepreneurs, solopreneurs, makers, coders, and other members of the Nevada County tech community at this lively monthly event.
Tahoe Silicon Mountain is the hub for entrepreneurs, aspiring entrepreneurs, small business owners, tech and other professionals who live, frequently visit, or own a second home in the Truckee-Tahoe region.
A program of the Nevada County Community Library. Teachers and after-school providers who work with youth can check out robotics, coding, hacking, computing, virtual reality, and other technology sets with just their library card for free for a month at a time. The library also hosts free trainings on using the technology, as well as free technology programs for kids. To reserve your seat in Western Nevada County, contact Lisa Nowlain. To reserve your seat in Truckee, contact Sachi Neumann.
RESOURCES FOR STARTUPS
Message from Eric Little...
The following resources are ones I believe are helpful to startup and early stage companies. Some represent my own thoughts and experiences, but where possible, I provided links to lectures and other resources from the Wharton School of Business, the Kaufman Foundation for Entrepreneurs, and major law firms serving the technology community including Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati and Cooley LLP.
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