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Despite the Pandemic, Northern Nevada Brings Diverse Industries to Fuel Economic Recovery in 2020

30 companies add over 2200 quality jobs RENO, Nevada (December 15, 2020) - Despite over ten months of the pandemic this year, EDAWN has continued to work to attract quality companies to the region and is excited to announce that 30 companies relocated or expanded their workforce in Greater Reno-Sparks in 2020. These companies will add [...]

Despite the Pandemic, Northern Nevada Brings Diverse Industries to Fuel Economic Recovery in 20202021-03-05T11:41:51-08:00

Washoe County School District K-12 Students Showcase Artistic Creativity on Local Taxi-Tops

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Washoe County School District K-12 Students Showcase Artistic Creativity on Local Taxi-Tops Reno, Nev. (AUGUST 26, 2020) - Today the EDAWN Foundation and the Washoe County School District (WCSD) announced the ten winning schools in the 6th Annual Taxi-Top Design Competition. Students were asked to create a taxi-top design representing [...]

Washoe County School District K-12 Students Showcase Artistic Creativity on Local Taxi-Tops2020-09-21T11:14:50-07:00

Press Release: New Co-Headquarters Brings Blockchain Jobs to Reno

Blockchain company BlocWatch locates in Reno and receives over $700k in investment from the Reno Seed Fund. RENO, Nevada (Sep. 5, 2019) – The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada  (EDAWN) announced that BlocWatch, a blockchain monitoring and management platform, is establishing its co-headquarters in Reno, with the aid of an investment received from [...]

Press Release: New Co-Headquarters Brings Blockchain Jobs to Reno2019-09-19T13:45:16-07:00

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 20192019-03-13T12:10:14-07:00

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 20192019-02-20T13:01:14-08:00

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 20182019-02-20T12:54:47-08:00

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 20182019-02-20T12:34:37-08:00

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 20182019-02-20T12:28:41-08:00

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 20182019-02-20T12:20:58-08:00

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 20182018-11-27T14:55:50-08:00