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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 accelerate recovery with the May launch of the Lee School Prize for Innovation and Entrepreneurship...
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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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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 professionals like her,...
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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 tracing software. The technology could enable hospitality operators to make dramatic improvements in virus prevention—and...
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VIA LAS VEGAS REVIEW JOURNAL Five teams of entrepreneurs have been awarded $900,000 combined to help the hospitality, entertainment and travel industries recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The five finalists of the Lee School Prize..
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