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Investor & Partner Update: Executive Update | August 2017

Investor Update EDAWN would like to thank all of our investors for their continued support this fiscal year. We cannot be successful at attracting, retaining and growing companies in the Greater Reno-Sparks area without you! Thank you to the following new EDAWN investors: Aflac Insurance has joined as a Gold Investor! MAG Consulting  andSouthland Industries have joined as Silver Investors! If your company is not currently an investor with EDAWN and [...]

August 31st, 2017|

Entrepreneurial – Executive Update | August 2017

Entrepreneurial Update The 2017 Collaboration Coins have hit the streets!  By providing people with the startup deck and collaboration coin, it's our intent to deputize the community to grow the entrepreneurial ecosystem. Local coffee shops are the watering holes & meeting places for our startups and we want to continue to encourage "serendipity". You can get a collaboration coin by attending a 1 Million Cups event, hosted every Wednesday morning [...]

August 23rd, 2017|

Business Retention, Expansion & Workforce Update – August 2017

Business Retention | Expansion | Workforce The Business Retention, Expansion and Workforce Development team visited 13 companies in July and provided a variety of assistance to many of them. 8 of the 13 are adding new positions in the coming year.  We are always looking for opportunities to make business to business connections and made 5 connections in July, in addition to making a total of 12 business and [...]

August 17th, 2017|

Investor & Partner Update: Executive Update | July 2017

Investor Update EDAWN would like to thank all of our investors for their continued support this fiscal year. We cannot be successful at attracting, retaining and growing companies in the Greater Reno-Sparks area without you! Thank you to the following new EDAWN investors:  Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP has joined as a Gold Investor!  MAG Consulting and Staff Management have joined as Silver Investors! If your company is not currently an investor with [...]

July 27th, 2017|

Entrepreneurial – Executive Update | July 2017

Entrepreneurial Update Reno's makeover into soaring tech hub: Tesla, Panasonic, Switch and more... Doug Erwin, the Senior VP of Entrepreneurial Development at EDAWN wrote for VentureBeat this month highlighting the benefits of Reno's growing startup ecosystem; VentureBeat is the the leading source for news, events, groundbreaking research and perspective on technology innovation. "Faced with sharply rising costs in tech-centric metropolitan areas, large companies and startups alike are looking for affordable locations. As they [...]

July 20th, 2017|

Business Retention, Expansion & Workforce Update – July 2017

Business Retention | Expansion | Workforce Development The Business Retention, Expansion and Workforce Development team visited over 140 new and existing primary companies over the past 12 months, and assisted 94 companies in a variety of ways including making introductions to resources, helping facilitate connections with education, taking business concerns forward to the appropriate entities, and assisting with expansions.   They also worked closely with the Washoe County School District [...]

July 13th, 2017|

CEO & Business Development Update | July 2017

CEO Update What an amazing amount of positive media in the past few weeks:  Bloomberg, June 22, 2017 - Reno Is Starting to Look More Like Silicon Valley. A great national piece on the exciting growth in our manufacturing sector, as the community undergoes a transformation.  "Thousands throng to the weekly Food Truck Fridays near downtown, dudes play cornhole while sipping cold brew coffee at a cafe by the [...]

July 6th, 2017|

Investor & Partner Update: Executive Update | June 2017

Investor Update EDAWN would like to thank all of our investors for their continued support this fiscal year. We cannot be successful at attracting, retaining and growing companies in the Greater Reno-Sparks area without you! Thank you to the following new EDAWN investors: Dickinson Wright PLLC and Nelson Electric Company, Inc. have joined as a Gold Investors! TSK Architects has joined as a Silver Investor! If your company is not currently an investor [...]

June 29th, 2017|

Entrepreneurial – Executive Update | June 2017

Entrepreneurial Update HOT OFF THE PRESS in Bloomberg Business - Reno Is Starting to Look More Like Silicon Valley  Thousands throng to the weekly Food Truck Fridays near downtown, dudes play corn-hole while sipping cold brew coffee at a cafe by the river, and a local bartender can't quite keep track of the number of craft breweries... read more here. Three Reno startups thriving beyond Silicon Valley This month, three of [...]

June 22nd, 2017|

Business Retention, Expansion & Workforce Update – June 2017

Business Retention | Expansion | Workforce The BRE-WD team made 16 visits in the month of May and has exceeded its annual target of 140 total visits to newly located and existing companies. Assistance provided includes referrals to resources in education, connections to potential vendors or customers, resolution of roadblocks, and providing recommendations for retaining, finding, and attracting workforce. The EDAWN Workforce Program Manager has been actively engaged in [...]

June 15th, 2017|
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