Meet David Paul
Sep15

Meet David Paul

David Paul is a partner at Canal Partners, a venture capital firm in Scottsdale focusing on B2B SaaS companies. What part of Arizona do you call home? I currently live in Arcadia with my fiancée and golden retriever.  We love it. Have you ever owned a business? I have—it was a healthcare agency called South Florida Home Care.  I worked in the healthcare industry for several years prior, so when I decided to start my own business, I...

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Meet Shannon Kieran
Sep01

Meet Shannon Kieran

Shannon Kieran is co-founder and head of operations at Exploragen, a new DNA lifestyle company that delivers useful DNA-based apps directly to consumers. What part of Arizona do you call home? I grew up and currently live in Scottsdale. Go Sabercats! What sparked an initial interest in tech? During my undergraduate education at Northern Arizona University, biology was my clear calling. After pursuing a graduate degree in genetics at...

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Meet Jerrod Bailey
Aug25

Meet Jerrod Bailey

Jerrod Bailey is the president and COO of ClickIPO, the world’s first platform to allow everyday people, called “retail investors,” to participate in initial public offerings and secondary offerings. Essentially, when a company goes public, it’s mostly large institutional investors who get access to their offerings at a very low price. While retail investors used to be involved in IPOs, that connection was severed almost two decades...

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Meet Eric Emmert
Jul21

Meet Eric Emmert

Eric Emmert is a lobbyist at the Arizona Capitol, as well as one of the founders of Agenda Discovery, an online tool that sends you notifications when a government entity is going to discuss an issue of interest. The tool scans upcoming government agendas on a daily basis and alerts you when a topic of your choice is on an upcoming agenda before it is discussed, considered and voted. What part of Arizona do you call home? Ahwatukee....

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Meet Scott Donnell
Jul17

Meet Scott Donnell

Scott Donnell is the CEO of Anython Operations as well as Apex Fun Run Franchise. (They’re both under the same company.) He works hand-in-hand with their 37 licensees and franchisees. What part of Arizona do you call home? Arcadia. What was your very first entrepreneurial venture? Selling bead geckos in the 3rd grade to my friends and neighbors. I got suspended for hiring all of my friends at recess to make inventory. How did you come...

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Meet David Wachtel
Jul10

Meet David Wachtel

David Wachtel just launched MePlusMore, a subscription based application (SaaS platform) that creates a digital portfolio for use in the college and scholarship application process. The application allows the user to categorize the events on their electronic calendar, identify awards, achievements, leadership roles, and other accomplishments, and upload supporting digital content like pictures and videos. What part of Arizona do you...

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