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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Phoenix prepares for The Great AZ Code Challenge 3.0
Jun16

Phoenix prepares for The Great AZ Code Challenge 3.0

“Culture is defined by what we celebrate.” That’s the thought Alicia Holmes and her team had in mind when they created the first Great AZ Code Challenge in 2015. The event was Arizona’s second biggest hackathon back then; in 2016, the size of the event doubled with 250 participants and 650 people in attendance at the closing ceremony. The Great AZ Code Challenge 3.0 is making its next round this July 21st and 22nd at Infusionsoft. The...

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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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TechTalent awards launches in Arizona
Jun07

TechTalent awards launches in Arizona

TechTalent AZ has arrived to celebrate Arizona’s top emerging tech talent! These awards are meant to recognize the behind-the-scenes employees—not executives—of Arizona’s most promising tech companies. The unique award program wishes to honor the individuals who have made an impact not only on their organization, but on their community as well. The awards will be presented to those who go above and beyond what is expected of them, who...

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Instacart expands services, delivers groceries to 65 Valley zip codes
Jun05

Instacart expands services, delivers groceries to 65 Valley zip codes

We live in an era in which most things can be delivered to us: our dry cleaning, takeout, and even nightcaps can quickly arrive at our door with just the tap of a button. But until very recently, people still had to pick up their groceries the traditional way. Instacart is modernizing the grocery shopping game. Rather than spending an hour pushing a cart around a crowded store, you can have a personal shopper pick and deliver...

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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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