Challenge Cup makes a return to Phoenix
Aug02

Challenge Cup makes a return to Phoenix

Returning to Phoenix this fall is 1776 Challenge Cup. 1776 Challenge Cup is a global competition for the world’s most promising startups to tackle complex, regulated challenges, and to share their vision on a global stage, engage with industry leaders, and win grand prizes. 1776 Challenge Cup is put on in partnership with investment firm Revolution, an active member of entrepreneurial communities and startups outside of Silicon...

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#iStartFirst boot camp comes to the Valley this August
Jul26

#iStartFirst boot camp comes to the Valley this August

Olenka Cullinan wants to help millennials, entrepreneurs, and go-getters break some ground in the business world on August 12th. Olenka is an accomplished member of the Phoenix entrepreneurial community. According to her website, she moved to the US when she was 19 years old with just $450 in her pocket, worked to pay for her bachelor’s and master’s degrees, became an educator, and built a business. Olenka is a CEO, author, brand...

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CO+HOOTS Foundation helps entrepreneurs by partnering with global bank and national law firm
Jul12

CO+HOOTS Foundation helps entrepreneurs by partnering with global bank and national law firm

CO+HOOTS Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, is downtown Phoenix’s first and largest entrepreneur collaboration hub and community. CO+HOOTS is a shared office location that promotes collaboration with like-minded individuals, professionalism, and an inspirational space that aims to help creative people and entrepreneurs flourish. This past week, CO+HOOTS announced that they are proudly partnering with global bank BBVA Compass and...

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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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The Official 2016 TechAZ Recap
Jan17

The Official 2016 TechAZ Recap

From raising money and expanding operations to IPOs and brand new startups, 2016 was a banner year for the TechAZ scene. Many great Arizona companies saw a lot of changes, which confirmed another exciting year of tech growth in AZ. Whether it was raising as much as $160 million in financing or adding new locations, there were plenty of business wins in 2016. Below, we detail the highlights of last year’s tech scene. Reach out to...

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Seed Spot prepares for Fall 2016 Demo Day with 14 ventures
Nov28

Seed Spot prepares for Fall 2016 Demo Day with 14 ventures

Seed Spot, a Phoenix nonprofit that educates, accelerates, and invests in businesses that solve social problems, is preparing for its fall 2016 Demo Day. Demo Day is an exciting part of Arizona entrepreneurial tradition. There, fourteen startup owners pitch their ideas in front of a diverse audience. After pitches are over, entrepreneurs and members of the audience can mingle to exchange thoughts and contact information. Seed Spot’s...

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