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Entrepreneurial – Executive Update | April 2018

Entrepreneurial Update EDAWN congratulates all award recipients from the NCET/EDAWN Tech & Entrepreneurial Awards.  On Thursday, April 5th, NCET and the Entrepreneurial Development team at EDAWN awarded community members who have contributed to the region's technology and entrepreneurial success over the last year. Special shout out to our VP of Entrepreneurial Development, Bryan McArdle, for winning NCET's "Special Recognition" award for his role as Program Manager of our Summit VMS program! Check out photos, winners, [...]

April 19th, 2018|

Business Retention, Expansion & Workforce Update – April 2018

Business Retention | Expansion The BRE&W team made 15 company visits in March and helped provide them with workforce insights, Foreign Trade Zone information, and connections in the community. Companies reported an addition of 70 jobs in the last month, with 39 planned for the future. We also took part in the TMCC Employer Appreciation Luncheon where numerous employers who have partnered with the College through internship programs and initiatives were [...]

April 13th, 2018|

CEO & Business Development Update | April 2018

CEO Updates Congratulations to the Wolf Pack Basketball Teams as they celebrate a great year.  The men's team had an amazing NCAA Tournament run.  The Wolf Pack, who beat Texas in the first round and Cincinnati in the second round, fell short to Loyola Chicago in the Sweet 16.  While the women's team played in the Women's Basketball Invitational, their first postseason tournament since 2011. The team made it to the semi-finals. What [...]

April 5th, 2018|

Investor & Partner Update: Executive Update | March 2018

Investor Updates EDAWN would like to thank all of our investors for their continued support! We would not be able to attract, retain and grow companies in the Greater Reno-Sparks area without you and our community partners!  Thank you to the following new EDAWN investors: RHP Mechanical Systems has joined as a new Presidential Gold Investor! Priority1 - Pre-Employment Screening Services has joined as a new Gold Investor! Black Gold Terminals, Lou [...]

March 29th, 2018|

Entrepreneurial – Executive Update | March 2018

Entrepreneurial Update BLUEPRINT 2018 was a huge success!  Thank you to VentureBeat for choosing Reno as the location for this inaugural tech conference. Held at the Nevada Museum of Art, it brought together more than 400 technology innovators to discuss how to build entrepreneurial ecosystems outside of major tech hubs. Check out some local and national recaps. Our Startup Angel Workshop is 3 weeks away! This event is crucial to our mission of increasing early stage [...]

March 23rd, 2018|

CEO & Business Development Update | March 2018

CEO Updates Congratulations to the Wolf Pack Men's Basketball Team  as they celebrate their second straight Mountain West Conference Title Win!Watch as they celebrate a championship and net-cutting ceremony. Go here to view the celebration! Congratulations to David Wise and Moment Skis!   Their locally manufactured skis were prominently photographed being worn by David Wise, Gold medalist, in the ski halfpipe at the 2018 Winter Olympics. Great to know that "Biggest Little Ski [...]

March 8th, 2018|

Investor & Partner Update: Executive Update | February 2018

Investor Updates EDAWN would like to thank all of our investors for their continued support! We would not be able to attract, retain and grow companies in the Greater Reno-Sparks area without you and our community partners!  Thank you to the following new EDAWN investors:   CCMedia has joined as a Gold Investor!   Barracuda Championship has joined as a Silver Investor! If your company is not currently an investor with EDAWN and you are interested in becoming involved, [...]

March 8th, 2018|

Entrepreneurial – Executive Update | February 2018

Entrepreneurial Development Update HOT OFF THE PRESS!  EDAWN received a grant from the Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, within the U.S. Economic Development Administration, to launch a Reno-based seed fund and venture conference. All accredited investors are invited to attend the Startup Angels Workshop in April to learn critical skills, and proven methodologies, for early stage startup investing. Registration is now open on the Startup Angels website. Read the full [...]

February 23rd, 2018|

Business Retention, Expansion & Workforce Update – February 2018

Business Retention | Expansion | Workforce Development In January, the team visited 7 existing companies, assisted 3 of the 7, and made two business to business connections. They also assisted a local company with an expansion, adding 10 positions and investing over $2.5M in new capital. The team participated in a visit from business representatives from Turkish owned companies to explore opportunities for collaboration with companies located in the [...]

February 16th, 2018|

CEO & Business Development Update | February 2018

CEO Update Thanks to all that attended the EDAWN, The Reno-Sparks Chamber of Commerce and theRSCVA  Alliance event: A Regional Business Expo & Economic Update on January 25th. The event focused on educating educating the community on the partnership and combined efforts of these organizations to move our economy in a positive direction. Governor Sandoval was recognized for his commitment to the revitalization of Northern Nevada's economy. Click here for EDAWN's [...]

February 8th, 2018|
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