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Entrepreneurial – Executive Update | Oct. 2016

The latest RGJ Article - WC-1 a "Gut Check" for Washoe County! I suspect we are all glad that election season is almost over.  That said, I believe our local election is particularly important in that it really is a "gut check" for our community, a term that is often used in the military and [...]

Business Retention, Expansion & Workforce Update – Oct. 2016

The 5th Annual Existing Industry Awards were held last evening and we recognized the 55 nominees that were competing for top honors. All of them have made amazing contributions to the community and we appreciate their investment in our region, and the jobs they provide. Thank you for nominating companies, attending the event, and supporting [...]

CEO & Business Development Update – Oct. 2016

Support WC-1! Only a month out from the election! If you have not already provided a donation, put up a yard sign or otherwise supported this important initiative please consider doing so. You can also join EDAWN as we walk a neighborhood to remind neighbors to vote "YES" on WC-1! We will meet on Saturday, [...]

Investor & Partner Update: Executive update | Sept. 2016

Thank you to the following new Investors for supporting EDAWN's Mission to create quality jobs in our region. Grand Sierra Resort has joined EDAWN as a new Presidential Gold Investor We appreciate your support of our job creation efforts! EDAWN values the continued support of current investors and invites those who are not, to consider becoming [...]

Entrepreneurial – Executive update | Sept. 2016

The state of Nevada ranked the Highest for Startup Density, at 107.4, amongst all 50 states per the Kauffman Foundation's annual Startup Index. The average in the U.S. has been 80.4 in the last year. Startup Density is defined as the number of newly established employer businesses to the total employer business population (in 1,000s). Startup [...]

Business Retention, Expansion & Workforce Update – September 2016

"Hip Hip Hooray!" - Registration is now open for the 5th annual EDAWN Existing Industry Awards. Please join us in celebrating the successes and accomplishments of the many outstanding companies that make up the backbone of our regional economy...our existing Primary companies. Mark your calendars for Thursday, October 13th, 2016 at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa. Register [...]

IMMY, Inc Opens Research Center in Reno, NV and Brings Up to 30 Tech-Related Jobs

RENO, Nev. (APR 2, 2015) – The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) officially announced that IMMY Inc., a Michigan based company and leader in 3D Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality imaging has opened a new research and development, fabrication center in Reno, Nevada. The company plans to initially employ technology-related positions at an [...]

Nutrient Foods launches advanced nutritional foods research and manufacturing facility in Reno

RENO, Nev. (March 5, 2015) — Nutrient Foods, an advanced scientific nutritional foods research and manufacturing company, announced today the opening of its 100,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Reno, Nev. that will replace its New Jersey operations. The facility will manufacture nutrient-dense foods scientifically formulated to provide the 43 + essential nutrients plus fiber required daily [...]

EDAWN Winner of Innovation Ecosystem Award at Global Innovation Summit

RENO, Nev. (February 24, 2015) - The Global Innovation Summit (GIS), held in Silicon Valley (February 17th-19th, 2015), gathered over 550 "new economy builders" from over 50 countries who met to discuss building innovation ecosystems; how to catalyze innovation across companies, cities, and countries sustainably; and how to accelerate entrepreneurship, technology, and impact at scale. [...]