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Mar

BUSINESS NEWS: PURLIN LLC ANNOUNCES NEW VICE PRESIDENT OF HOSPITALITY

PRESS RELEASE  Purlin, LLC is pleased to announce that they have recently hired Mr. Eric Eisenberg to serve as their Vice President of Hospitality. In collaboration with their University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) partners, the entire team will be working with Eric to introduce Pürlin’s unique closed-loop bedlinen system to the Las Vegas Hotel...
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24
Feb

Hotel Data Cloud selected as one of three finalists of the World Tourism Forum’s Startup Innovation Camp

VIA WTFLUCERNE We are thrilled to present you the 15 finalists in the Start-Up Innovation Camp 2021. They were shortlisted from a pool of 400 + high potential start-ups 💡 from 100 countries and impressed the jury the most. We are happy to welcome all of them to our community of innovators and looking forward...
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14
Dec

Coronavirus sharpens Las Vegas group’s mission to get air-purifying device into market

VIA LAS VEGAS SUN Well before COVID-19 became a household term, Xavier Morgan-Lange, Devon Scheg and Daniel Werth got started to formulate plans for an air purification device.
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10
Dec

UNLV grad students building system to kill COVID-19 on grand scale

VIA KTNV UNLV students are on a mission to wipe out COVID-19. For them, it's about breathing cleaner air. 13 Action News anchor Tricia Kean speaks with one of the young innovators, who just got a boost from their own school
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24
Nov

UNLV Lee Business School Prize Awards $250,000 To Virus-Capturing HVAC System

VIA KNPR Two UNLV students and a UC Berkley graduate have created a new way to purify indoor air, which is increasingly important during the coronavirus pandemic.
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17
Nov

How the Covid pandemic inspired this year’s Lee Prize winners

VIA TRAVEL WEEKLY Innovation, both incremental and revolutionary, is essential for the industries hardest hit by the pandemic, and efforts such as the $1 million Lee Prize for Innovation and Entrepreneurship encourage dreamers to focus on what's needed most urgently and accelerate their paths to market.
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17
Nov

Lee Prize rewards innovative solutions to pandemic problems

VIA TRAVEL WEEKLY Necessity may be the mother of invention, but few things help scale an invention faster than a sizable cash prize. With Nevada's tourism sector in free fall this past spring, the Lee Business School at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) and the Ted and Doris Lee Family Foundation looked to...
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13
Nov

Innovators aim to make Las Vegas feel safe again

VIA KTNV The results are in. UNLV announces the winners of its global contest to help bring business back to Las Vegas after taking a hard hit from the pandemic. 13 Action News anchor Tricia Kean has the top innovators, including a look at a local entry...
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04
Nov

As Business Travel Collapses, Hotels Make Room for New Ideas

VIA WSJ Financial adviser Ana Raviña used to travel overseas almost every week of the year, hopping from one hotel to the next. As part of her job in international development, she regularly flew to Latin America and Africa. She also traveled widely around Europe to meet with donors, investors and clients. For many traveling...
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04
Nov

AI Contact Tracer Awarded at UNLV, Benefits for Meetings Immense

VIA SMART MEETINGS If someone reports sick after a gathering, a new AI-based system can trace contacts across four days and thousands of people in just four seconds. AI This week, UNLV Lee Business School awarded Volan Technology the coveted Lee Prize Nevada Innovation Award for its advanced solution for enterprise-scale, precise and private contact...
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