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Governor Celebrates Entrepreneurial Job Growth in Downtown Reno

RENO, Nev., February 28, 2014 - The Reno Collective and the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) recognized 4 new startup companies located in Downtown Reno for their innovative ideas and job growth. Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval joined Mike Kazmierski, CEO of EDAWN, at the Reno Collective co-working space to congratulate these startups on [...]

EDAWN Margins Tax / The Education Initiative

Reno, Nev., (February 27, 2014)  - The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) Board has voted to take an active role in the opposition of the Margins Tax / The Education Initiative. The Board takes this position after receiving testimony from both sides of Margins Tax / The Education Initiative and conducting a thorough [...]

The “State” of Washoe County School District

RENO, Nev. (Feb. 3, 2014) - EDAWN recently commissioned the Buckley Education Group. Inc. to complete a data analysis of the Washoe County School District as it compared to the 50 states. The objective was to determine how the district ranked (if it were a state) to the other 50 states in several key areas. [...]

EDAWN Economic Development Update Luncheon Features International Headquarters

Reno, Nev. (January 16, 2014) -The president of an entrepreneurial manufacturing company announced the company's plans to move their headquarters to Reno, Nev. at an economic development update luncheon hosted by the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN). Formed in New Zealand a cutting edge manufacturing company decided to base US headquarters in Reno, [...]

EDAWN Announces Three Additions to 2013-2014 Board of Trustees and Four New Officers

Reno, Nev., (January 10, 2014) The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) welcomes new members to its 2013-2014 Board of Trustees and four new officers. Steve Anderson, First Vice President of RBC Wealth Management begins his term as the EDAWN Board Chair. Leigh Goddard with McDonald Carano Wilson LLP former EDAWN Board Secretary will [...]

Globally Recognized Team Mentoring Program Coming to Region

The newly formed Summit Venture Mentoring Service (VMS) is modeled on the highly successful methodology developed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to mentor high potential startups. RENO, Nev.(Jan. 8, 2014) - Early in 2014, the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) in concert with business leaders from Carson City, Reno, Truckee and Lake [...]