The spotlight slowly is moving onto efforts to create homegrown jobs as a base for northern Nevada's economy.
No one ever doubted the importance of entrepreneurial companies to create jobs, but organizations such as the University of Nevada, Reno, the Nevada Commission on Economic Development and the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada these days are stepping up their efforts to provide more support to startup companies with big ideas.
For starters, they're trying to figure out what an entrepreneur-driven economy needs: Money? Management talent? Good ideas that can be turned into businesses?
And they're taking a look at the …