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Entrepreneurial Development – November 2018

Entrepreneurial Updates The Reno Seed Fund is in the process of raising funds with the help of a federal seed fund support grant from the   U.S. Economic Development Administration's  Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The goal is to fill the void of early-stage capital available to companies and drive the participation of local investors into new seed funds. The Reno Seed Fund will be the leading angel investor fund in Northern Nevada and will support over 20 [...]

November 27th, 2018|

Business Retention | Expansion & Workforce Update – November 2018

Business Retention | Expansion Congratulations to Arconic. They are planning an expansion for their Verdi operation. Arconic develops and manufactures high performance, engineered products and solutions for the aerospace industry, and their facility has been in operation in Northern Nevada since 1967. They are planning to add at least 15 new positions with average wages above $26.00 per hour. To find out more about this great company, go here. Innovation [...]

November 27th, 2018|

CEO & Business Development Updates – November 2018

CEO Updates EDAWN Board Endorses WC-1 - Protect our Community from Truckee River Flooding. This is our chance to make our community better and safer at a minimal fee (around $30 a year for the average home) while ensuring that we do not lose the $182M of federal funding if this initiative does not pass. WC-1 will not solve all our flooding problems, but after 20 years of talking and studying solutions [...]

November 27th, 2018|

Investor & Partner Updates – October 2018

Investor Updates EDAWN is a non-profit organization that depends on Investor support to accomplish our mission. Thank you to all our Investors for your continued support. Our continuing ability to attract, retain and grow quality companies in the Greater Reno-Sparks area would not be possible  without you and our community partners!    Thank you to the following new EDAWN investors: Paul Davis Restoration and Western Nevada Supply, Co. have joined as a new [...]

November 27th, 2018|

Entrepreneurial Development – October 2018

Entrepreneurial Updates   The Biggest Little Startup Fair, held October 3rd, was a huge success! We had over 250 attendees and 30 startups! Thank you to all the startups that participated, and community members/students who came out!         We attended the NCET Small Business Expo to educate the community on the many entrepreneurial resources within the ecosystem. We utilized our Startup Deck and played Blackjack, and won the honor of "Most Fun!" In partnership [...]

November 27th, 2018|

Business Retention | Expansion & Workforce Update – October 2018

Business Retention | Expansion Do It Now! Don't miss out! Register now for the 7th Annual EDAWN Existing Industry Awards, to be held on Thursday, October 18, 2018, at the Grand Sierra Resort. Give your support to the many existing companies that provide employment to thousands of Nevadans and contribute significantly to our region's economic vitality. Join us to show your appreciation for the existing employers in Northern Nevada. Registration closes [...]

November 27th, 2018|

CEO & Business Development Updates – October 2018

CEO Updates EDAWN announced in a press conference last week, New Deantronics (ND), an international, medical device technology manufacturer, which is establishing its U.S. facility in the Spanish Springs Business Center in Washoe County. The company is breaking ground on a purpose-built 200,000 sq. ft. facility for research/development and manufacturing. The facility will also include a medical device incubation center for local medical device start-ups. New Deantronics estimates they will invest [...]

November 27th, 2018|

Investor & Partner Updates – September 2018

Investor Updates EDAWN is a non-profit organization that depends on Investor support to accomplish our mission. Thank you to all our Investors for your continued support. Our continuing ability to attract, retain and grow quality companies in the Greater Reno-Sparks area would not be possible  without you and our community partners!    Thank you to the following new EDAWN investors: Elemental LED, Inc. has joined as a new Presidential Gold [...]

November 27th, 2018|

Entrepreneurial Development – September 2018

Entrepreneurial Update The Biggest Little Startup Fair is coming October 3rd! Whether you're a company that wants to show off your great idea or find great interns, a student looking for intern opportunities or a community member who wants to check out the startup ecosystem, it's going to be a great time! We still have a few exhibitor spots open, for just $50!  Capstone Connect is accepting project submissions again this year--due by this Friday, [...]

November 27th, 2018|

Business Retention | Expansion & Workforce Update – September 2018

Business Retention | Expansion  Get Ready To Rally For Your Favorite Company!  Registration is open for the 7th annual EDAWN Existing Industry Awards. Please join us in this celebration of the success and accomplishments of the many outstanding companies that make up the backbone of our regional economy...our existing Primary companies. Go here to view the Nominee list! Mark your calendars for Thursday, October 18th, at the Grand Sierra Resort. Don't forget your [...]

September 27th, 2018|
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