Las Vegas Lean Startups

University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 2012 - $21,988

This grant will support the creation of a program to help students build viable software-based startup companies that will contribute to the emerging technology community in Las Vegas. The program will have three components: 1) a Lean Startup class in which E-Teams comprised of computer science and business students will develop, test, and refine software-based business models; 2) an agile software development class in which E-Teams will rapidly implement the software requirements; and 3) a competition that will provide a cash prize for the best mobile-app concept.