The Northern Nevada Growth Fund, managed by Watershed, is focused on making investments in early stage companies. We've played a role in funding the following companies.


Clickbio is an innovator in the design, manufacture, and marketing of high-performance microplates, lab plasticware, and laboratory consumables for researchers who want to bring discoveries to light and products to market faster.


Breadware is a complete product development solution for businesses launching IoT Initiatives. Their expertise spans electronic development, mechanical / industrial design and secure cloud integrations.


StatLab is a leading specialty supplier exclusively focused on providing histology, cytology and immunohistochemistry consumable supplies to more than 3,000 anatomic pathology laboratories throughout the United States.


With its inaugural program in Fall 2017, InNEVator is a recurring pre-accelerator program for startups in the IoT space. The vision behind InNEVator is to fuel the creation of successful IoT hardware startups and a thriving ecosystem in Northern Nevada.


CAEK®, Inc. is a female-founded Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company providing compliance software for the healthcare industry through its flagship product, LayerCompliance®. LayerCompliance provides a cost-effective HIPAA tool for healthcare providers, other covered entities, and business associates.

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Sierra Innovations: Sierra Innovations transforms innovative Northern Nevada projects into fast growing companies and mentors start-ups in the pre-seed investment stage. Sierra Innovations offers a comprehensive program from the initial design through the development spectrum to all stages, leading to early angel or VC funding.


Flirty: Flirtey is a Reno based drone delivery company. The company completed the first FAA approved drone delivery in the United States in 2015, the first FAA-approved urban delivery in March 2016 and the first FAA-approved commercial drone delivery to a customer home in July 2016. Flirtey is also developing air traffic control computer software for drones in a collaboration with NASA.

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SimpleSense provides point-specific presence data from exactly where you want to measure, indoors or out. Their products can analyze real-world visitors in a way similar to analytics provided on a website. With a simple installation process, SimpleSense allows clients to measure presence data anywhere. Setup takes just seconds.


450 Sinclair St
Reno, NV 89501
United States