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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Meet Peter Helms
Jul03

Meet Peter Helms

Peter Helms is the founder and CEO of ZipSit, an app that helps parents find babysitters and manage childcare services. What part of Arizona do you call home? Arcadia. What sparked an initial interest in tech? I’ve always been fascinated with how certain technology can make people’s life more efficient, and in the same vein, if used in the wrong way, can make people’s life less efficient. The latter drives me crazy. What was your very...

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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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Meet Rani Sweis
May29

Meet Rani Sweis

Rani Sweis is the owner and Creative Director of AtticSalt. AtticSalt is a brand and design studio that is “hell-bent on telling captivating stories and building brand identities that connect with people on a deeper level.” What part of Arizona do you call home? I’m on the border between Arcadia and Old Town Scottsdale. How did you get started as an entrepreneur? As the son of a serial entrepreneur, I guess you can say I was...

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Meet Spencer Thomason and Eric Vance
Apr05

Meet Spencer Thomason and Eric Vance

Spencer Thomason and Eric Vance are software developers and co-founders of Clean Router, a wireless router that filters the Internet for parents who want to keep their kids safe online. Unlike software filters that you have to configure individually per device, the Clean Router automatically filters the Internet at the source with one simple device. With over 8,000 units sold, the Clean Router is the ultimate parental control! What...

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Meet Danny Estavillo
Apr04

Meet Danny Estavillo

Danny Estavillo is the Southwest Regional Director for The Nerdery. He’s the voice to a bunch of talented Nerds who focus on creating amazing digital experiences for The Nerdery’s customers. On any given day, he’s working on management, strategy for acquiring new customers and building new partnerships, and making sure his team has the resources necessary for growing their relationships in the southwest. What part of Arizona do you...

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