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CEO & Business Development Update | January 2018

CEO Wow - 2018 already!   I hope you had a break over the holidays because from the looks of things, this new year will be even more exciting than last year.  Please join us for our annual economic update as part of the new Alliance event - A Regional Business Expo & Economic Update - January 25th. Register here. Reno-Sparks Makes the top 20 Hipster Havens List Again: Some cities like Portland, [...]

January 12th, 2018|

Entrepreneurial – Executive Update | December 2017

Entrepreneurial Update Happy Holidays from EDAWN! We are greatful to live and work in Nevada.  Thank you for your continued investment to our region's economic development and growth. We are deeply saddened by the loss of a great entrepreneurial influence in our community, John Moran.  John was a lifelong learner who was passionate about education and entrepreneurship. He lead Entrepreneurs Assembly for many years as Executive Director and Board Chairman. To [...]

December 27th, 2017|

Business Retention, Expansion & Workforce Update – December 2017

Business Retention | Expansion | Workforce November was a busy month for the BREWD team. The team assisted with an expansion for a local business that will be adding 15 new jobs in the next two years and will be investing over $20M in new equipment. They also met with six additional companies providing assistance and connections. On the workforce front, SVP Nancy McCormick spoke to a group of [...]

December 21st, 2017|

CEO & Business Development Update | December 2017

CEO Happy Holidays!  Another year has come and gone, and it is exciting to see the progress we've made as a team!  As you know, we can't do this alone.  Our success would not happen without the continued support of our investors and community partners. On behalf of the EDAWN Board of Trustees and the EDAWN staff, I want to personally thank you all for your support of EDAWN [...]

December 13th, 2017|

Investor & Partner Update: Executive Update | November 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 Silver investors: Hilton Garden Inn Reno Reed Electric Square Care If your company is not currently an investor with EDAWN and you are interested in becoming [...]

November 30th, 2017|

Business Retention, Expansion & Workforce Update – November 2017

Business Retention | Expansion | Workforce Development October was a busy month for the BREWD team with the Existing Industry Awards and the trip to Austin, Texas to spread the word about engineering employment opportunities in the region, at the Society of Women Engineers Conference. Thank you to the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa which hosted the awards event, to our sponsors, judges and EDAWN staff who helped make the [...]

November 21st, 2017|

Entrepreneurial – Executive Update | November 2017

Entrepreneurial Update Happy Thanksgiving from the EDAWN Team! Innovation ecosystem at work: NevadaNano announced $18 million in new investor funding - one of the largest venture financing rounds in our region's history. This successful, advanced manufacturing company is bringing Digital Scent to the Internet, leveraging discoveries licensed through the University of Nevada, Reno and creating high-tech jobs in northern Nevada. Congratulations to President Ralph Whitten and the entire team [...]

November 20th, 2017|

CEO & Business Development Update | November 2017

CEO Congratulations to SWITCH! We are excited to see one of our local Nevada based companies go public. Rob Roy and the SWITCH Team rang the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange recently.  Switch uses clean and renewable energy to power data centers.  Amazon, eBay and PayPal are on the company's roster of clients.  They are building the largest data center in the world at the Tahoe-Reno [...]

November 9th, 2017|

Investor & Partner Update: Executive Update | October 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: Bombora has upgraded to the Presidential Gold level of investment! CalRamic Technologies, Inc. has joined as a new Silver Investor! If your company is not currently an investor [...]

October 31st, 2017|

Entrepreneurial – Executive Update | October 2017

Entrepreneurial Update The 3rd Annual Biggest Little Startup Fair was a hit!  The event was structured to combine elements of a trade show and career fair, providing a venue for companies to exhibit their products and services, and for individuals interested in career opportunities to meet potential employers in the startup community. The event was a BIG success, with 31 start ups participating and over 300 people attending. The event included a [...]

October 25th, 2017|
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