JLL predicts growth in local technology real estate
Jul14

JLL predicts growth in local technology real estate

It’s no secret that the Phoenix metro area is a budding region for the tech industry. In May, Phoenix was named by PCMag as one of “14 high-tech cities you’ll want to call home.” Ask anyone who’s a longtime resident, and they will tell you how much things have changed here over the years. Tech companies have been opening branches and getting their start, in downtown Phoenix as well as in surrounding towns like Tempe, Mesa, and...

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Phoenix co-working spaces help local startups thrive
Jul05

Phoenix co-working spaces help local startups thrive

The Phoenix-area entrepreneurial community has seen more and more startups pop up in recent years. While these talented business owners have worked incredibly hard to get to where they are now, many of them have enjoyed the privilege of having help along the way. Accelerators and incubators helped many of them get off the ground, and other organizations and people have been generous investors. But perhaps the thing that most brings...

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WebPT promotes diversity in STEM fields with new initiatives
Jun26

WebPT promotes diversity in STEM fields with new initiatives

After decades of very little diversity in science and tech, organizations are finally trying hard to bring minorities into their ranks. Silicon Valley companies have recently made news for trying to recruit more women and people of color (and most still have an ongoing problem—look at Uber), but state and local organizations are also doing their part. One example of this is WebPT, a physical therapy software company based in Phoenix....

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Blade, Rack or Tower—Which type of server is right for your business?
Jun09

Blade, Rack or Tower—Which type of server is right for your business?

Servers are an essential backbone of a business’s day-to-day operations. Having the right server for a business is key for efficiently sharing information across a network—and can save a lot of time and expense. Businesses should consider servers critical IT infrastructure. Upgrading servers will ensure that your company gets productivity, security, power efficiency and manageability benefits that will contribute directly to the...

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Chandler consulting firm launches 12-week accelerator program for local entrepreneurs
Jun03

Chandler consulting firm launches 12-week accelerator program for local entrepreneurs

It’s a good time to be a startup in Arizona. Events like PHX Startup Week along with collaborative spaces like CO+HOOTS and Seedspot that have been popping up in recent years seem to be wildly effective—Realtor.com named Tempe a “Next Top Tech Town” just this April. Now there’s a new program in place to help local entrepreneurs achieve success. Altima Business Solutions, a business management consulting firm based in Chandler,...

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