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Flirtey Flies to the US for High-Tech Testing and Market Development

Sydney, Australia and Reno, Nevada, September, 2014 - Australian-designed commercial UAVs are winging their way to the U.S. for high-tech testing at the University of Nevada, Reno’s flight testing facilities, as part of a new R&D partnership with commercial UAV delivery startup Flirtey. The University of Nevada, Reno, a leading research centre for Unmanned Autonomous [...]

Not Science Fiction Anymore, Ashima Devices UAV Company Lands in Reno, Nevada

RENO, Nev. (August 26, 2014) – The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) announced today that the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) announced today that Ashima Devices, a Pasadena-based company known for its breakthrough research in advanced autonomous aerial vehicles, will be moving its headquarters and opening a research, testing and assembly [...]

ISS Salon and Beauty Products Distributor Moves Headquarters to Reno, NV

RENO, Nev. (July 24, 2014) – The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) is pleased to announce the addition of Independent Salon Services (ISS) headquarters to Reno, Nevada. Independent currently generates revenue through direct sales and storefront business. The stylist-owned, stylist-driven distributor of salon and beauty products plans to staff a number of sales [...]

Strength and Endurance Equipment Manufacturer Opens U.S. Headquarters in Incline Village, NV

RENO, Nev. (July 1, 2014) - The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) announces BeaverFit’s decision to base U.S. headquarters in Incline Village, Nevada. “Incline Village, and Nevada in general, provide an incredible opportunity and launching pad for our business in North America”, stated Alex Roodhouse, one of the co-founders and owners of BeaverFit’s [...]

New Signs at Reno-Sparks Convention Center Sends a Message

RENO, Nev. (June 12, 2014) - The EDAWN Foundation (non-profit arm of the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada) announced its Phase Two business marketing campaign which showcases new LED back lit signs that are prominently located inside the Reno-Sparks Convention Center. “Expand your business. Enjoy your life”  theme is the unifying messge throughout and [...]

zulily Inc. Selects Nevada for New Fulfillment Center

RENO, Nev. (May 22nd, 2014) – zulily, inc. has announced the construction of a new fulfillment center in McCarran, Nevada that will double the size of its existing Nevada fulfillment center. The 707,010 square ft. facility could potentially hold as many as 1,600 zulily employees. This has the potential to be the largest job growth [...]

EDAWN and NIREC Collaborate on Entrepreneurship Grant

RENO, Nev., April 17, 2014 – The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) and the Nevada Institute for Renewable Energy Commercialization (NIREC) have agreed to become co-recipients of the Nevada Entrepreneurial Success Tracker (NEST) grant awarded originally to NIREC by the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA). The NEST program is focused on organizing entrepreneurial events, [...]

Garlock Printing & Converting Corporation and EDAWN Announce 175 Jobs in Reno, NV

RENO, Nev. (March 24th, 2014) - Garlock Printing & Converting Corporation and the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) announced the opening of a new flexographic printing facility in Reno, Nev. at their location off Woodland Avenue. The move will bring approximately 175 jobs to Reno throughout the next five years, including 17 jobs [...]

Truly Good Foods Brings Jobs to Reno, Nev.

Reno, Nev., (March 10, 2014) - Reno is soon to be home to a new food distribution center for an established company with over 3,000 items in their product line. Truly Good Foods is opening a distribution center expecting to employ up to 15 local residents in five years. Truly Good Foods is a food [...]

EDAWN and NNDA Support the Nevada Catalyst Fund

(Reno, Nev.) March 6, 2014 -- In response to the Nevada Policy Research Institute, Northern Nevada Development Authority (NNDA) along with the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) announce their overwhelming support for the Nevada Catalyst Fund. The Catalyst Fund is an important tool in the Regional Development Authorities (RDA) efforts to attract and [...]