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CEO & Business Development Updates – March 2019

CEO Updates Time to Think Differently About Housing: Steffen Lehmann, Director of Architecture at UNLV and internationally recognized scholar, was the keynote speaker at the recent EDAWN Housing Summit. Thank you to our following sponsors: Dickson Realty, Grand Sierra Resort, Greater Nevada Credit Union and THE ROW. The presentation highlighted the need for more housing density and options to address [...]

CEO & Business Development Updates – March 2019 2019-03-13T12:10:14+00:00

EDAWN – CEO & Business Development Updates – January 2019

CEO Updates Happy 2019!  We're expecting 2019 to be another exciting year.  We will present our annual EDAWN update and provide an update to the EPIC numbers at our State of the Economy luncheon on February 7.  Register here.  Also, consider joining us at the Alliance Event on January 23rd. Affordable/Workforce Housing is our region's [...]

EDAWN – CEO & Business Development Updates – January 2019 2019-02-20T13:01:14+00:00

Entrepreneurial Development – December 2018

Entrepreneurial Update Happy Holidays from the EDAWN Team! On behalf of the EDAWN Board of Trustees and staff, we wish you the very best this holiday season. We are excited about the progress we've made over the past year: more than 2,100 new quality jobs; the attraction of 15 new corporate headquarters; with a 38% increase [...]

Entrepreneurial Development – December 2018 2019-02-20T12:54:47+00:00

Business Retention | Expansion & Workforce Update – December 2018

Business Retention | Expansion Happy Holidays from the EDAWN Team! On behalf of the EDAWN Board of Trustees and staff, we wish you the very best this holiday season. We are excited about the progress we've made over the past year: more than 2,100 new quality jobs; the attraction of 15 new corporate headquarters; with a [...]

Business Retention | Expansion & Workforce Update – December 2018 2019-02-20T12:34:37+00:00

CEO & Business Development Updates – December 2018

CEO Updates Happy Holidays from the EDAWN Team! On behalf of the EDAWN Board of Trustees and staff, we wish you the very best this holiday season. We are excited about the progress we've made over the past year: more than 2,100 new quality jobs; the attraction of 15 new corporate headquarters; with a 38% [...]

CEO & Business Development Updates – December 2018 2019-02-20T12:28:41+00:00

Investor & Partner Updates – November 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 [...]

Investor & Partner Updates – November 2018 2019-02-20T12:20:58+00:00

Figure Technologies, A Transformative FinTech Company and Blockchain Pioneer, Moves to Reno, Nevada

Expanded Operations to Bring 240 Jobs RENO, Nev. (December 17, 2018) - The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) announced today that Figure Technologies, a financial technology company leveraging blockchain, AI and analytics to deliver products to improve the financial lives of their customers, is expanding operations to Reno, Nevada. The new office is already home [...]

Figure Technologies, A Transformative FinTech Company and Blockchain Pioneer, Moves to Reno, Nevada 2019-07-26T10:08:20+00:00

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 [...]

Entrepreneurial Development – November 2018 2018-11-27T14:55:50+00:00

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 [...]

Business Retention | Expansion & Workforce Update – November 2018 2018-11-27T14:43:50+00:00

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 [...]

CEO & Business Development Updates – November 2018 2018-11-27T14:31:21+00:00