Lyft to test $200 per month subscription service in Phoenix
May29

Lyft to test $200 per month subscription service in Phoenix

Ride-sharing company and Uber rival Lyft announced earlier this month that the company will begin testing a $200 per month subscription service in Phoenix. A select group of high-frequency users will be invited to take part in the new service, with the possibility of subscriptions being offered to all users if this test run goes well. Selected users who are interested will join a waitlist and once a spot opens up they will be able to...

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SEED SPOT presents High School Demo Day
May21

SEED SPOT presents High School Demo Day

Seed Spot, a nonprofit dedicated to helping local social entrepreneurs succeed, is showcasing its High School Demo Day program on Tuesday, May 15 at 6:30 pm. Seventeen student teams out of the 80 that applied will be pitching their ideas to an audience at the Herberger Theater in downtown Phoenix. Seed Spot says on its website that 72 percent of young people are interested in starting a business, but 62 percent are never offered a...

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GoShare, the ‘Uber for trucks,’ expands to Phoenix
Apr30

GoShare, the ‘Uber for trucks,’ expands to Phoenix

GoShare, the San Diego-based “Uber for trucks,” is now available in Phoenix and surrounding areas, adding to the 11 cities it already services. The company is made for people or businesses that need to haul materials but don’t have the vehicle or human resources to do so. Users begin by entering pickup and drop-off addresses and the vehicle they need (pickup trucks, vans, and box trucks are available) into the app, and, just like...

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Adobe to host Creative Jam on April 5
Apr04

Adobe to host Creative Jam on April 5

The Adobe Creative Cloud team will host a UX design-focused Creative Jam on Thursday, April 5 from 7 pm to 9:45 pm. The event will bring together creative minds in the Valley at Events on Jackson, an event space at the intersection of East Jackson and Third streets. Part of the event is a one-hour showcase of three creative leaders: Lynn Fisher, UI/UX designer, front-end development and illustrator at &yet; Aldo Mucino, UI...

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YELS to encourage youth entrepreneurship with April 7 summit
Apr02

YELS to encourage youth entrepreneurship with April 7 summit

YELS, the Youth Entrepreneurship, and Leadership Summit, will take place in Phoenix at Grand Canyon University on Saturday, April 7. The one-day event runs from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. YELS is a conference targeted at Generation Z (in this case, ages 12 to 19) in hopes of introducing them to innovation and leadership opportunities. The meeting includes workshops, speakers, networking and the “Rapid Pitch Battle,” the summit’s version of...

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