Lighthouse Charities, a beacon for refugees

Lighthouse Charities, a beacon for refugees

Lighthouse Charities was founded less than five years ago by a single woman, Cindy Trussel, where she began operations in her living room. Today, the nonprofit is growing far faster than resources would suggest. Trussel started her charity when she saw the need to help refugees who arrive in Las Vegas, most often speaking no…

Nevadan’s Score with Business Startup Advice from SCORE

Nevadan’s Score with Business Startup Advice from SCORE

Special to bizNEVADA Originally an acronym for Service Corps of Retired Executives, SCORE was founded in 1964 to provide free and confidential business mentoring services to prospective and established small business owners in the United States. Nationwide, SCORE has more than 13,000 active and retired business professional who volunteer their time and expertise. In 2016,…

The Advantages of Telecommuting While Sick

The Advantages of Telecommuting While Sick

Special to bizNEVADA We’ve all been there. We wake up with a scratchy throat and a cough. We know we’re capable of working, but should we go into the office? We certainly could bring our Kleenex and runny nose to the office to show how dedicated we are, but this is a great way to…

Opendoor Raises $300 Million

Opendoor Raises $300 Million

Opendoor raises $300 million on a $3.8 billion valuation amid strong investor interest March 20, 2019 – Las Vegas, NV – On Wednesday morning, Opendoor announced new business metrics and $300 million in follow-on equity financing to continue to fuel growth, build new products and integrate services for customers. TechCrunch, which first had the story, https://techcrunch.com/2019/03/20/opendoor-raises-300m-on-a-3-8b-valuation-for-its-home-marketplace/ cited sources who…

United Way, A Day of Caring

A Day of Caring

  Special to bizNEVADA   Over 2,000 volunteers are coming together to put their passion and skills to work on October 5, 2018. United Way of Southern Nevada’s Day of Caring celebrates the spirit and value of volunteering and encourages residents to get out and change lives in their communities.   The experience of joining…