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Entrepreneurial – Executive Update | Dec. 2016

We've all heard of companies like Tesla & SWITCH that have moved to the Northern Nevada region, but have you heard of the NEW Tech Startups, with founders all under 35, that have relocated to the region? They will be featured in Reno Magazine's upcoming issue! In the meantime, you can get a preview in the [...]

2016 Annual EDAWN Existing Industry Award Winners

Companies Recognized for Their Valuable Contributions RENO, Nev. (October 13, 2016) - The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN), dignitaries, community guests and Title Sponsor Server Technology celebrated today the contributions and successes of existing primary companies in the Greater Reno-Sparks area at the 5th Annual Existing Industry Awards Event held at the Atlantis [...]

2016 Existing Industry Award Nominees

BIGGEST LITTLE WOW The first category is Biggest Little WOW. This category is designed to recognize companies in an exciting, unique, innovative line of business that contributes to the overall diversity of the region. Abaris Training Resources Inc American Duchess Inc. Bombora Broomstick, LLC Capstak Chrysallis Flirtey Jimmy Beans Wool SonoCine´, Inc. StrykaGen CORPORATE CITIZEN [...]

2016 Biggest Little Startup Fair

2016 Startup Vendors Allgo Social Betts Fit bikeCargo Buzz.Tools LLC Capstak, Inc. Chomp Click Bio Coalition Snow Cosmetic Skin Solutions, LLC Cultural Threads Easy Swirl Escape Flirtey Inc. HIDEit Mounts Hummingdoc Instally KeepOnMovin' Likemoji Peace Broom Phoenix Racing Stands Press Partners Reno Collective RhinoHub Ruby Seven Studios Strange Bikinis LLC Strix Imaging Strykagen Sugar Love [...]

CEO & Business Development Update – September 2016

CEO Update It is not slowing down. For those of you that love the half empty glass and are waiting for the next bust, it could be a long wait as our prospect activity continues to be robust. In fact, in August, which is traditionally a slow month, we had 14 prospect visits, just one [...]

Entrepreneurial Development Update – August 2016

The Rethink Reno talent attraction campaign launched this month! No longer just a gaming town, Reno has been reimagined and rebuilt! Beyond just a bustling downtown, eclectic restaurant scene, and abundant outdoor activities, Reno also boasts a thriving job market, short commute times and affordable housing. The campaign targets entrepreneurs, startups, skilled workers, and communities outside of [...]

Business Retention, Expansion, & Workforce Development Updates – August 2016

"Celebrate the Great" - Our community appreciates all the great contributions of our existing primary companies who are the foundation of our local economy. This is YOUR opportunity to recognize and thank the existing primary companies in our region who contribute jobs, revenue, and products and services, by nominating them in one of the following categories: Biggest [...]

UNR College of Engineering: The Spark Plug Of Our Economy

Author: Mike Kazmierski, President & CEO of EDAWN From an economic development perspective, the engine of our economy is the University of Nevada, Reno, and the spark plug in that engine is the College of Engineering. While there are several great colleges and schools at the university, the College of Engineering has the [...]

EDAWN – CEO & Business Development Updates – August 2016

CEO Update The EDAWN monthly Executive Update is NEW & improved! We are trying to get you the news you need from the economic development world in bite size pieces.  While we worked very hard in the past to keep the EU short and sweet in each of our sections; job attraction, retention/expansion and entrepreneurial [...]