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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Girls in Tech kicks off Phoenix chapter with free local event
May31

Girls in Tech kicks off Phoenix chapter with free local event

Girls in Tech, a global organization focused on girls and women passionate about technology, formed a Phoenix chapter just this March. They’re officially opening on June 15 with a free launch event, which includes a screening of the film, “She Started It.” GIT was founded in 2007 to create a support framework that would help women advance their STEM careers. Its 60-plus chapters host pitch nights, fundraisers, networking...

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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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Five AZ summer tech camps for kids
May26

Five AZ summer tech camps for kids

As temperatures get hotter and kids finish their last days at school, parents are looking ahead to summer plans. Here are five cool events in Arizona where kids will have fun and learn a lot about tech. VR Junkies Summer Camp VR Junkies, a virtual reality arcade, is a fun place to spend time indoors this summer. Customers pay per minute for a virtual reality game of their choosing, including kid-friendly games. On top of regular...

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How to prepare your systems for rapid growth
May24

How to prepare your systems for rapid growth

Positioning your business for growth should be done from the very beginning so you’re prepared when your organization expands or advances—whether those changes are anticipated or unexpected. It’s never too early to start thinking about how technology can position your business for success and how your systems will need to scale. Get ahead of the growth game by considering these six factors: Goals and Growth Strategy What does growth...

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Metro Phoenix experiences a massive apartment boom
May22

Metro Phoenix experiences a massive apartment boom

Whether you live or work in downtown Phoenix or one of Maricopa County’s many suburbs, you may have noticed the increased amount of construction on every corner. This is due to a massive apartment boom that has sprung up rapidly in the Valley within the last year. Apartment booms happen often, and have recently occurred in other large metropolitan areas like Austin, TX and Chicago, IL. Phoenix is now making its mark on the...

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