Meet Kirk Morales
Jun19

Meet Kirk Morales

Kirk Morales is co-founder and CEO of Hyver, a SaaS platform that helps digital marketers implement end-to-end customer experience personalization. What part of Arizona do you call home? North Phoenix, just south of Desert Ridge off of the 101. Moved into this neighborhood 16 years ago, with a 4 year break while attending ASU and living in Tempe. What sparked an initial interest in tech? I’ve been in “tech” ever since I was 3 years...

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Phoenix prepares for The Great AZ Code Challenge 3.0
Jun16

Phoenix prepares for The Great AZ Code Challenge 3.0

“Culture is defined by what we celebrate.” That’s the thought Alicia Holmes and her team had in mind when they created the first Great AZ Code Challenge in 2015. The event was Arizona’s second biggest hackathon back then; in 2016, the size of the event doubled with 250 participants and 650 people in attendance at the closing ceremony. The Great AZ Code Challenge 3.0 is making its next round this July 21st and 22nd at Infusionsoft. The...

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Meet Tyler Fellman
Jun14

Meet Tyler Fellman

Tyler Fellman is the founder and CEO of Fellman Watch Co.. He’s also pursuing two graduate degrees at Arizona State University: an MBA and MSE in systems engineering. What part of Arizona do you call home? I live in Scottsdale, but have previously lived in Tempe and Tucson. How did you get started as an entrepreneur? My father was an entrepreneur, as was my grandfather and so on. Despite this, I was never interested in business until...

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Instacart expands services, delivers groceries to 65 Valley zip codes
Jun05

Instacart expands services, delivers groceries to 65 Valley zip codes

We live in an era in which most things can be delivered to us: our dry cleaning, takeout, and even nightcaps can quickly arrive at our door with just the tap of a button. But until very recently, people still had to pick up their groceries the traditional way. Instacart is modernizing the grocery shopping game. Rather than spending an hour pushing a cart around a crowded store, you can have a personal shopper pick and deliver...

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Girls in Tech kicks off Phoenix chapter with free local event
May31

Girls in Tech kicks off Phoenix chapter with free local event

Girls in Tech, a global organization focused on girls and women passionate about technology, formed a Phoenix chapter just this March. They’re officially opening on June 15 with a free launch event, which includes a screening of the film, “She Started It.” GIT was founded in 2007 to create a support framework that would help women advance their STEM careers. Its 60-plus chapters host pitch nights, fundraisers, networking...

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