Tempe tech startup Prospectiy.io plans for expansion
Mar22

Tempe tech startup Prospectiy.io plans for expansion

Prospectify, a Tempe based company from the Techstars cohort, announced in a press release this past Monday that they have successfully raised $1 million dollars in seed funding. This investment was led by Geekdom Fund from San Antonio, as well as Arizona Tech Investors and other strategic angel investors. The Techstars cohort is a global ecosystem that helps entrepreneurs build great businesses, making it a great group for startups...

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Zero-waste startup wins $20,000 from Pakis Social Entrepreneurship Challenge at ASU
Feb20

Zero-waste startup wins $20,000 from Pakis Social Entrepreneurship Challenge at ASU

Three social entrepreneurship startups competed on February 15th for the $20,000 prize of the Pakis Social Entrepreneurship Challenge at Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey Business School. The competition was held in a partnership between W.P. Carey and the Pakis Center for Business Philanthropy at ACF (Arizona Community Foundation). Each team had eight minutes to present a pitch to a three-judge panel. The teams needed to cover a...

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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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You could win up to $10,000 in GoDaddy’s “Small Business Stories” contest
Dec14

You could win up to $10,000 in GoDaddy’s “Small Business Stories” contest

GoDaddy and Audience Awards are teaming up this winter to host the “Small Business Stories” video contest, which will award a total of $21,500 to ten innovators around the world. GoDaddy, one of Arizona’s top tech companies and the world’s largest cloud platform for small businesses, has always been invested in Phoenix-area entrepreneurship. Now they’re going global by partnering with Audience Awards, a content sourcing platform that...

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Live intuitively with Moment from Somatic Labs
Sep24

Live intuitively with Moment from Somatic Labs

The tech on your wrist might boast a bright retina display . . . but what if you took away the screen entirely? Shantanu Bala, Ajay Karpur, and Jake Rockland of Somatic Labs have found that the most intuitive tech wearables don’t require a screen at all. In fact, we may be better off without them. Moment, Somatic Labs’s first product, is the first tech wearable that communicates information entirely through your sense of touch. Rather...

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Big or Small, American Express Working Capital Terms is Here to Help AZ Businesses
Jul29

Big or Small, American Express Working Capital Terms is Here to Help AZ Businesses

Money is a pain point for most businesses, but very few people ever talk about when it becomes a source for stress. For some businesses, it’s during the startup phase—some ideas take a lot of money to get going. For others, it’s during an awkward gap between vendor payments and customer purchases. American Express’s Working Capital Terms program hopes to help with the latter. Working Capital Terms is more than just a bank loan—it’s a...

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