These 5 Arizona Companies Can’t Stop Giving
Jun18

These 5 Arizona Companies Can’t Stop Giving

Here in Arizona, we pride ourselves on supporting businesses that give back to their communities. AZ companies just seem to “get” the need for social entrepreneurship and corporate responsibility. While every local business is capable of giving back in its own way, these are some of Arizona’s top corporate contributors. Tuft & Needle You’ve probably seen sleek billboards advertising Tuft & Needle’s cozy mattresses all over...

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Accelerate Small Businesses in Mesa by Backing K’é
Jun10

Accelerate Small Businesses in Mesa by Backing K’é

Pamela Slim is an author, small business coach, and speaker with 20 years of business experience. She’s helped hundreds of entrepreneurs learn to build entrepreneurial communities in 25 cities across North America. Now she’s helping her hometown, Mesa, by launching K’é.   “[Last year] I connected with amazing groups of business owners who were building great things in their local communities, from Los Angeles to Fargo, from...

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Should Nestlé Open a Phoenix Water Bottling Plant in the Middle of a Drought?
Jun02

Should Nestlé Open a Phoenix Water Bottling Plant in the Middle of a Drought?

You’ve probably heard the news. Recently, Nestlé Waters announced its plan to spend $35 million to build a water bottling plant in Phoenix. At best, citizens are in awe of Nestlé’s gall to build a water bottling plant amid a 21-year-old drought; most are worried about the company’s effect on the city water supply. Representatives at Phoenix Water Services and the Kyl Center for Water Policy, however, seem to be unfazed. So how do we...

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Shaping the Future of Tech: 3 Apps Built Out of Arizona College Students’ Dorms
Apr06

Shaping the Future of Tech: 3 Apps Built Out of Arizona College Students’ Dorms

Mobile applications are a strange and ephemeral sort of tech dream. Unlike websites, which can be built in a matter of minutes with various online platforms, mobile apps require extensive programming, graphic design, and digital sound skills—and even then, they have to be good enough for people to want to download. Hundreds of professionals visualize the perfect social, productivity, and gaming apps in their heads, but few have the...

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5 Awesome Medical Tech Startups from Arizona
Apr01

5 Awesome Medical Tech Startups from Arizona

With two of the best nursing schools in the southwest, it’s no surprise Arizona is home to several medical tech startups that are gradually revolutionizing both industries. These five products, websites, and apps provide patients with a fresh perspective on the world of medicine. NeoLight In 2014, Arizona State University graduates Chase, Deepak, Siva, and Vivek learned of the staggering 219 infant deaths that occur in Africa daily...

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Fund Your Idea or Arizona Startup With These 6 Websites
Mar28

Fund Your Idea or Arizona Startup With These 6 Websites

We know you hate it when the adrenaline rush from stumbling upon the best idea ever dies off with the realization that you’ll need funding to execute it. Luckily, the Internet has made it easier than ever before to find the money your idea needs in the amount of time you need it. Gone are the days of running from Tucson to Paradise Valley to pitch inventions, non-profit plans, and business ideas to wary investors – now, crowdfunding...

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