Monday, June 24, 2019

July 8th: Mitigating Climate Change, How Truckee Locals Are Helping

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Tahoe Silicon Mountain, a local network of entrepreneurs and professionals, is pleased to welcome Deirdre Henderson and Matt Tucker who will present on how Truckee locals are working to mitigate climate change.

Henderson and Tucker will discuss the different actions being taken both nationally and in the local community to help address climate change, and let the attendees know how they can help.

Henderson is the founder of the North Tahoe chapter of Citizens’ Climate Lobby and is co-chair of 100% Renewable Truckee, the citizens’ group that initiated the Town of Truckee’s 100% renewable resolution. She sits on the Climate Action Subcommittee of the Truckee’s General Plan Advisory Committee. Tucker is the Citizens’ Climate Lobby liaison to California District 4's member of congress Tom McClintock and is the co-lead of the Citizens’ Climate Lobby’s Outdoor Industry Action Team.

Please join us at Mountain Minds Monday on Monday July 8th from 6-8pm at Pizza on the Hill, in Tahoe Donner located at 11509 Northwoods Blvd., Truckee. Pizza and salad are available and we use a pay-what-you-can model ($5 minimum). Before and after the presentation, there will be time for networking.

The event will also be available on YouTube as a livestream and after the event: bit.ly/YouTubeTSM

This month’s event is sponsored by Holland & Hart LLP.

You can find us at TahoeSiliconMountain.com or sign up for email meeting announcements here: http://bit.ly/TSMEmail

Thursday, May 23, 2019

June 10: Locomotives Past & Future


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Tahoe Silicon Mountain, a local network of entrepreneurs and professionals, is pleased to welcome Jerry Blackwill to present on Locomotives Past & Future.

One hundred fifty years ago railroad locomotives were complex mechanical machines powered by steam. Today that has been replaced by diesel electric or purely electric. And in the future, the world is moving toward high speed rail, vacuum tubes and mag-lev propulsion.

Jerry Blackwill is president of the Truckee Donner Railroad Society, board member of the new Museum of Truckee History, and member of Truckee's planning group for the 150th anniversary of the Golden Spike. He has done research and made presentations about the transcontinental railroad, the Truckee to Lake Tahoe railroad, and the area logging railroads. He also teaches economics at Truckee’s Sierra College. Previously he was board president of the Sierra State Parks Foundation.

Please join us at Mountain Minds Monday on Monday, June 10th from 6-8pm at Pizza on the Hill, in Tahoe Donner located at 11509 Northwoods Blvd., Truckee. Pizza and salad are available and we use a pay-what-you-can model ($5 minimum). Before and after the presentation, there will be time for networking.

This month’s event is sponsored by Holland & Hart LLP.

The event will also be available on YouTube as a livestream and after the event: bit.ly/YouTubeTSM

You can find us at TahoeSiliconMountain.com or sign up for email meeting announcements here: http://bit.ly/TSMEmail

Thursday, May 9, 2019

May 13th: Raising Startup Capital in Tahoe


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Tahoe Silicon Mountain, a local network of entrepreneurs and professionals, is pleased to welcome Dave Sick to present on Raising Startup Capital in Tahoe.

Come hear first hand the stories and lessons learned from someone who has spent the last three years raising capital and starting and growing a company. Dave also brings a unique perspective of someone who has been on both sides of the table, as previous roles include analyst at a VC fund, small time angel investor, and startup founder. His presentation will cover what you need to be ready to start pitching and how to find capital for your startup.

Dave Sick is the Co-Founder and CTO at Stomp Sessions and a Truckee local. His resume touts Silicon Valley Startups, Marketing and Technology at Booth Creek (acquired by Vail), and Product Management at Clear Capital.

Please join us at Mountain Minds Monday on Monday, May 13th from 6-8pm at Pizza on the Hill, in Tahoe Donner located at 11509 Northwoods Blvd., Truckee. Pizza and salad are available and we use a pay-what-you-can model ($5 minimum). Before and after the presentation, there will be time for networking.

This month’s event is sponsored by Holland & Hart LLP and Molsby & Bordner, LLP.

The event will also be available on YouTube as a livestream and after the event: bit.ly/YouTubeTSM

You can find us at TahoeSiliconMountain.com or sign up for email meeting announcements here: http://bit.ly/TSMEmail

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

April 8th: Building Thriving Mountain Town Entrepreneurial Ecosystems




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We are pleased to welcome Pamela Hurt Hobday and Colleen Dalton to present the key takeaways from the recent Mountain Ventures Summit held in Mammoth, California.

The Summit hosted over 41 mountain town communities aspiring to diversify their towns and grow their middle class and economy with year-round sustainable startups. Hobday will discuss how the 41 mountain towns are taking action to improve their communities. Dalton, who was the keynote speaker at the event, will discuss protecting and measuring the quality of life in mountain towns and Truckee specifically.
Dalton is the Brand Communications Director at the Truckee Chamber, and Hobday, who will be representing Truckee Tomorrow, a Truckee Chamber initiative, is CEO of Pamela Hurt Associates.

Please join us at Mountain Minds Monday on Monday April 8th from 6-8pm at Pizza on the Hill, in Tahoe Donner located at 11509 Northwoods Blvd., Truckee. Pizza and salad are available and we use a pay-what-you-can model ($5 minimum). Before and after the presentation, there will be time for networking.

The event will also be available on YouTube as a livestream and after the event: bit.ly/YouTubeTSM
 
This month’s event is sponsored by Holland & Hart LLP and Molsby & Bordner, LLP.

You can find us at TahoeSiliconMountain.com or sign up for email meeting announcements here: http://bit.ly/TSMEmail

Sunday, February 24, 2019

March 11th: Biohacking: Finding Your Way to Better Health and Productivity


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Tahoe Silicon Mountain, a local network of entrepreneurs and professionals, is pleased to welcome Dr. John Limansky, a board-certified physician in internal medicine, who will discuss improving your health and your business’s profitability through biohacking and nutrition.

The loss of productivity and cost of healthcare can be a significant burden for families, small businesses, startups, and corporations alike. Combining biohacking techniques like low carb or ketogenic diets, improved sleep habits, stress reduction, exercise, photo bio-modulation, cold and heat stress, and more can positively affect health, productivity, longevity, and well-being.

This talk will be geared towards both individuals and business owners who are interested in improving health, combatting the effects of a modern western diet and lifestyle, re-gaining productivity, and working at optimal levels.

You can learn more about Dr. Limansky, his writing, and his podcast, KetoHacking MD, on his website: https://johnlimanskymd.com.

Please join us at Mountain Minds Monday on Monday March 11th from 6-8pm at Pizza on the Hill, in Tahoe Donner located at 11509 Northwoods Blvd., Truckee. Pizza and salad are available and we use a pay-what-you-can model ($5 minimum). Before and after the presentation, there will be time for networking.

The event will also be available on YouTube as a livestream and after the event: bit.ly/YouTubeTSM

This month’s event is sponsored by Holland & Hart LLP and Molsby & Bordner, LLP.

You can find us at TahoeSiliconMountain.com or sign up for email meeting announcements here: http://bit.ly/TSMEmail

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Feb 11: Hibernate, Hoof It, or Hang Tough: Winter Wildlife Survival

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Tahoe Silicon Mountain, a local network of entrepreneurs and professionals, is pleased to welcome Will Richardson to discuss winter wildlife adaptations in his presentation: “Hibernate, Hoof It, or Hang Tough: Winter Wildlife Survival.”


Richardson will discuss how the different animals of the Tahoe ecosystem combat the elements to make it through the winter. He will delve into where animals go and what they do to survive the cold and the snow to be able to emerge again in the spring.

Richardson is the Co-founder and Executive Director for the Tahoe Institute for Natural Science and received his Ph.D. in Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation Biology from the University of Nevada, Reno, studying bird communities in Sierra Nevada aspen habitats.

Please join us at Mountain Minds Monday on Monday February 11th from 6-8pm at Pizza on the Hill, in Tahoe Donner located at 11509 Northwoods Blvd., Truckee. Pizza and salad are available and we use a pay-what-you-can model ($5 minimum). Before and after the presentation, there will be time for networking.

The event will also be available on YouTube as a livestream and after the event: bit.ly/YouTubeTSM

This month’s event is sponsored by Holland & Hart LLP and Molsby & Bordner, LLP.

You can find us at TahoeSiliconMountain.com or sign up for email meeting announcements here: http://bit.ly/TSMEmail

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Jan 14: True Stories of Unknown Unheralded Women Tech Stars


 

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True Stories of Unknown Unheralded Women Tech Stars

(Truckee, Calif.) - Tahoe Silicon Mountain, a local network of entrepreneurs and professionals, is pleased to welcome attorney Dick Schulze of Holland and Hart to present at Mountain Minds Monday: “Ahead of Her Time: True Stories About Women Tech Stars.”

Schulze will discuss how women who were inventors with patents were many times unrecognized and unrewarded. Schulze will also discuss some of the frustrations and triumphs of other inventors, and will give the listener some ideas about what to do with their own invention.

Schulze is an intellectual property attorney with Holland & Hart LLP specializing in high-tech electronics and other inventions, and copyright and trademark law.

Person PhotoPlease join us at Mountain Minds Monday on Monday, January 14th from 6-8pm at Pizza on the Hill, in Tahoe Donner located at 11509 Northwoods Blvd., Truckee. 

Pizza and salad are available and we use a pay-what-you-can model ($5 minimum). Before and after the presentation, there will be time for networking.

The event will also be available on YouTube as a livestream and after the event: bit.ly/YouTubeTSM 
This month’s event is sponsored by Holland & Hart LLP and Molsby & Bordner, LLP.

You can find us at TahoeSiliconMountain.com or sign up for email meeting announcements here: http://bit.ly/TSMEmail