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Who’s in the Fanmood?

Nevada County is not lacking in the technological realm, and one such example of this is the engagement platform Fanmood, created by local Ryan Cassano. The app/site began as a way for sports fans to root for their favorite team, the idea being that they could interact with one another in real time. Imagine a…

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The Tour of Nevada County Returns

The Nevada County Economic Resource Council is happy to announce the return of this fantastic annual event. Join us on April 28th from 8:30-4:30 for a sneak peek at the economic engine behind the manzanita curtain. Guests will arrive at Twin Cities Church and be chauffeured via a luxury bus to six locations—some off the…

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Back up the future!

Sierra College offers renowned cyber defense program by Jennifer Nobles It’s no shock that computers and other such devices have become a huge part of human life—from running businesses to managing households to keeping in touch with loved ones, the internet has instilled itself into modern life as we know it.  But what happens when…

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How’s it Going? The Future of Broadband in Nevada County

How’s it going?: The future of broadband in Nevada County By Jennifer Nobles It’s probably no surprise that at this point, broadband internet access has become more important not just to businesses but to individuals as well.  Those who rely on the service to obtain and maintain everything from tax documents to payments and purchases…

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Technology and Business go Together

Technology is defined as the application of scientific knowledge for practical purposes, especially in industry; machinery and equipment developed from the application of scientific knowledge; and the branch of knowledge dealing with engineering or applied sciences.   For Nevada County Economic Resource Council (ERC)’s Gil Mathew, it is evident that separating technology from industry is all…

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Manufacturers Forum

Attention Manufacturers!Join the Nevada County Economic Resource Council (ERC) and California Manufacturing Technology Consulting (CMTC)for a Free ForumThursday June 17th.8 am – 9:30 am Foothills Event Center.400 Idaho Maryland Rd. Grass ValleyDoors open at 7:30 for coffee, treats and networkingLearn about ‘free to you’ assistance available through CMTC. Hear about trends in your industry. Network…

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From a Galaxy Far Far Away to the White House and Beyond

by Hollie Grimaldi Flores As live events were shuttered in March of 2020, this Nevada County based company took advantage of the forced down time, expanding from a single self-named offering – Telestepper—to an expanded base of manufactured goods, all geared toward live speaking events.  Emerging from the pandemic with a new name and an…

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Quietech Associates present 5G Virtual Symposium

The Tech Connection sat down with Melissa and Niko to discuss the upcoming symposium on 5G hosted by Quietech Associates, Inc. Quietech’s 5G Virtual Symposium, which takes place at 1PM on February 5th, is designed to provide science based information about this new technology. The goal of this symposium is not to invalidate the opinions…

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Considering Working Remotely? Here’s How to Make the Transition

COVID-19 has make it easier for a lot of people to justify working remotely, but there are still some companies that are uncomfortable with the idea of their employees not coming into the office every day. Here’s how to make the case for working remotely for your company. What’s Your Plan? Before you have a…

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The 4 Pieces of Content That Can Make or Break a Retail Website

Small businesses are scrambling to launch e-commerce websites to make up for a lack of foot traffic in their brick and mortar stores during the pandemic. I recently wrote about an artist who reaped some unexpected benefits from this transition. In their haste to get websites up, retailers might be tempted to launch with the bare minimum….