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Investor & Partner Update: Executive Update | May. 2017

Investor Update Thank you to the following new Investors for supporting EDAWN's Mission to create quality jobs in our region.  Marmot Properties, LLC has joined as a Silver 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.     Partner Updates Congratulations [...]

May 25th, 2017|

Entrepreneurial – Executive Update | May. 2017

Entrepreneurial Update This week Udacity launched the first of its kind accelerated learning program in Reno, known as Udacity Connect, to teach in-demand skills in Reno!  At the completion of the 3-month nano-degree program, participants will receive a valued credential in their field of study with the program offering a combination of online courses and in-person study sessions. The first nano-degree offered will train Reno residents to become full stack web developers; with advanced [...]

May 20th, 2017|

Business Retention, Expansion & Workforce Update – May 2017

Note - The EPIC Jobs Chart from last month has been adjusted. "We changed some of the multipliers so that they are based on more recent data and updated job growth vs population growth in Storey County."  Now over two years into the five year EPIC report projections of over 52,400 new jobs, we are still on track to exceed our estimates, as Tesla, Panasonic and Switch start to ramp [...]

May 11th, 2017|

CEO & Business Development Update | May 2017

CEO Update Finally - Yes Google is coming here 😉 After years of speculation and countless questions, we can finally say yes to this on-again off-again rumor.  Unfortunately, that is all we can say until Google decides to reveal the specifics and authorizes all involved to say any more. This partial announcement just reinforces the exciting new growth in the region and will help to define our new economy [...]

May 5th, 2017|

Investor & Partner Update: Executive Update | April. 2017

Investor Update Thank you to the following new Investors for supporting EDAWN's Mission to create quality jobs in our region. Meadows Bank and Sierra Pacific Federal Credit Union have upgraded to the Gold Level High Sierra Industries, Lewis Apartment Communities, Michael D. Peyton Insurance, LLC and My Ride to Work have joined as new Gold Investors Bombora, Full Tilt Logistics, LLC, and Timely Testing LTD have joined as Silver Investors We appreciate your support [...]

April 26th, 2017|

Entrepreneurial – Executive Update | April. 2017

Entrepreneurial Update The 2017 Reno Startup Deck is HOT OFF THE PRESS! This engaging playing card deck is designed to inform and educate everyone about the entrepreneurial resources in the region. Playful and inspiring, the deck promotes networking with individuals of a variety of strengths, learning from other local startup companies and becoming familiar with the area's ample entrepreneurial resources. Stay tuned for the official launch, and further details next week! [...]

April 20th, 2017|

Business Retention, Expansion & Workforce Update – April. 2017

Business Retention | Expansion The BRE team made 18 visits in March and provided assistance to 15 of the companies visited. The team connects companies to a variety of resources that provide education, training, and other types of support, or potential supply chain partners, customers, and important connections. A subject brought up frequently by companies visited is transportation. The Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) has numerous options available to support [...]

April 13th, 2017|

CEO & Business Development Update | April. 2017

CEO Update Nevada is the top state on the Forbes American Dream Index "based on its recent momentum is Nevada, which scored 108.8. Nevada rates highly thanks to the strong levels of construction and startup activity, along with gains in goods-producing jobs." The American Dream Index is based on seven metrics: bankruptcies, building permits (the level and recent trend), goods-producing jobs, labor participation rate, layoffs, startup activity and unemployment [...]

April 6th, 2017|

Investor & Partner Update: Executive Update | March. 2017

Investor Update Thank you to the following new Investors for supporting EDAWN's Mission to create quality jobs in our region. GTG Capital Partners and Neeser Construction have upgraded to the Gold Level of investment with EDAWN. BTI Group has joined as a Silver 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 [...]

April 6th, 2017|

Entrepreneurial – Executive Update | March. 2017

Entrepreneurial Update Ozmen Ventures launches $5 million fund to spark local entrepreneurial ecosystem as one of the first early-stage investment funds in northern Nevada. Founded by Eren and Fatih Ozmen, owners of Sparks-based Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), a global aerospace and defense company, the fund aims to invest in young and dynamic local startups and cultivate the local entrepreneurial ecosystem. Ozmen Ventures is a seed and early-stage venture capital fund headquartered [...]

March 28th, 2017|
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