September 1, 2019

EDAWN Entrepreneurial Update September 2019

Blockchain company BlocWatch relocates to Reno and receives over $700k in funding from the Reno Seed FundRead the press release here

Join Doug Erwin, SVP of Entrepreneurial Development at EDAWN, and U.S. Bank, for a webinar focussed on the Northern Nevada tech and start-up boom. The webinar will be Thursday, September 26, 2019 from 11am-12pm PST. Reserve your spot.

Congratulations  to Grace Chou for being named the new Director of the Innevation Center. Chou joined the Innevation Center from the Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) where she was director for manufacturing and technology. Read more here.
Local UNR grad MacCallister Higgins, Co-Founder of Voyage, raises $31M for his startup. Voyage aims to bring driverless taxi companies to retirement communities. For more information, read here

The 2019 NCET Small Business Expo is tomorrow at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center. Admission is free with a business card. For more information, take a look here

The  Reno-Tahoe YPN organization is hosting it’s annual  “Twenty Under 40” Awards on November 8th at the Elm Estate. Our  region has individuals with incredible resumes, stories and volunteer experience. Get tickets here