In Truckee, there’s a saying, come for the winter, but stay for the summer, which speaks to visitors and locals alike. With access to beautiful Lake Tahoe, year-round outdoor sports and a mountain community that celebrates its rich history and transformation into an economic hub for new businesses, Truckee has become more than just a simple tourist destination. There are very few places where balancing adventure and a thriving career are possible,
The panelists for the April 20th Seminar offered several links and tips to share. Thank you attendees for your enthusiastic and positive feedback in the post workshop survey! Check out the survey results!
- The Buffer Blog
- Social Media Examiner
- Search Engine Land
- Crowd Sourcing
- Eye on Design
A Need and a Vision
Seven years ago, the Tahoe Silicon Mountain founding members saw a need. In Silicon Valley, professional networking opportunities are ubiquitous. Many people move from Silicon Valley to Truckee to work remotely, and many more regularly visit or own homes in Truckee. But, there wasn’t a place for people to gather to discuss technology or the opportunities and challenges for entrepreneurs in Truckee,
- RECRUIT: Discover qualified interns and employees
Students with diverse skills and career goals are enrolled at Sierra College, Tahoe-Truckee. Strong business, accounting, EMT, Mechatronics, Administration of Justice and early childhood education programs as well as transfer pathways translate to an educated group of local applicants to interview.
Straightforward opportunities exist for employers to connect with students and alumni. For example,
From our Start Up Basics courses to online resources to one on one consulting, the Sierra Business Development Center (SBDC) located in Truckee can help your business or idea start, grow, and thrive.
Many of SBDC’s clients start by selling something they are creating at home. Muffins, jewelry, websites, you name it — home based businesses are popular in Tahoe. In the beginning,
A Tech Ecosystem in the Mountains
In Truckee, a culture that is passionate about balancing live, work, and play welcomes newcomers who share the same values. This kind of community support creates the perfect atmosphere to think, connect, create and be productive. Business concepts that grow local jobs, and are not seasonally dependent are particularly viewed with special interest. Developers will find App beta testers in the local marketplace for just about any idea–from healthcare to trail wayfinding.