Startup tech firm announces headquarters in Reno

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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) has announced that Alchemy, a software services and solutions company, is establishing its headquarters in Reno.

Located on Double Eagle Court in south Reno, the company recently began hiring for a variety of full-time and intern positions and is expected to double its workforce annually over the next three years. Alchemy also has a satellite office in Pleasanton, California.

Alchemy claims to offer a "revolutionary suite of cloud-based optimization tools, applications, training, and services for organizations that deploy Workday Student, HCM, and Financial Management business applications. With a focus on higher education, Alchemy is committed the success and satisfaction of its customers by delivering and supporting software deployment projects more cost effectively than traditional deployment approaches."

"Alchemy views Reno as an ideal location for our headquarters," says Mike Duffield, Alchemy CEO. "First, we're excited to partner with the University of Nevada, Reno, to develop and hire talented students. Second, the migration of tech companies to business- and innovation-friendly Nevada is something we want to help lead. And third, we're pleased to offer our employees and their families the opportunity to establish roots in affordable communities that offer excellent schools, climate, and airport facilities; a high quality of life; and easy access to an outdoor lifestyle."

Alchemy is looking to fill consulting and support positions. Job seekers can apply directly to the company website. Alchemy says it offers salaries commensurate with Silicon Valley companies, a competitive benefits package, and an engaging, start-up work environment with a culture that values flexibility and a healthy work-life balance.

"Alchemy choosing Reno over California for its headquarters is further proof of our transformation into a tech center known for our innovative industries. I welcome Mr. Duffield and his talented team with open arms to our great city," said Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve. "As recent coverage in Bloomberg and MSNBC have illustrated, Reno continues to get positive national attention for how we're diversifying our economy and helping The Biggest Little City rebound."

"We are excited that Alchemy, an innovative technology company, has selected Reno for their new operations and corporate headquarters," said Mike Kazmierski, President and CEO of EDAWN. "The fact that they chose to establish their headquarters here is significant and shows that they intend to be here for the long term. Software technology and services like those developed by Alchemy are a great fit for our community, are one of the fastest growing industries today, and bring some new and great paying jobs."