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27 Companies Honored at EDAWN Event_ Mishimoto Automotive Opens Distribution Center in Washoe County

RENO, Nevada (Dec. 8, 2016) – Twenty-seven companies that relocated to the Greater Reno-Sparks  in 2016, along with existing local companies that expanded their workforce this year, were honored at EDAWN’s New and Expanded Company Welcome Reception today. More than 400 local business and government leaders also attended the event. The most recent addition to Northern Nevada is Mishimoto Automotive, a manufacturer and distributor of high performance cooling systems. [...]

December 9th, 2016|

Cimpress Expands Its Mass Customization Facilities Into Reno, Nevada – Opens Its First U.S. Manufacturing Operation with Plans to Add 150 New Jobs

RENO, Nev. (Nov. 7, 2016) – The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) and Cimpress, the world leader in mass customization, today announced that the company will open its first U.S. manufacturing operation in Reno, NV.  Cimpress, which produces customized products for small/medium businesses, consumers, graphic designers and print resellers, chose Reno because of its superior access to distribution markets and strategic supply chain. “The desire for customized [...]

November 8th, 2016|

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 AWARD   Our next category recognizes companies that give back to the community via financial [...]

October 13th, 2016|

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 Chocolates TripSee West Star Design, LLC Entrepreneurial Resources: 1 Million Cups Ozmen Center for Entrepreneurship [...]

October 6th, 2016|

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 involved with our organization. For more information, please contact Sheila Imsdahl or call 775.829.3704.

September 29th, 2016|

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 businesses here are defined as firms less than 1yr. old, employing at least 1 person [...]

September 22nd, 2016|

Commercial Real Estate Technology Company Chooses Reno for Headquarters

Reno, Nevada (September 19, 2016) - The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) announced today that Capstak, Inc., a web-based market network for commercial real estate, has chosen Reno, Nevada for its corporate headquarters. In addition to building its employee base in Reno, Capstak has launched its pilot product locally. The company will begin expanding its services nationally in 2017. Co-founded by 20+ year industry-veterans Michael Schnabel and Heather [...]

September 19th, 2016|

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 Here. The BR&E team visited 14 companies in the month of August, more than half [...]

September 15th, 2016|

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 shy of the record.  Additionally, there have been several great announcements recently and most of [...]

September 14th, 2016|

Female-Founded Software Technology Company Moves to Downtown Reno

RENO, Nevada (August 29, 2016) — The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) announced today that CAEK, Inc., a software company that provides regulatory compliance and information security solutions for the medical industry, has moved its company headquarters to Reno and plans to hire up to 150 new employees. The female-founded company was drawn to Reno because of its strong sense of community and access to diverse talent pools. [...]

August 29th, 2016|
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