CO+HOOTS partners with Beneficial Beans to launch pop-up boutique for social enterprises
Oct18

CO+HOOTS partners with Beneficial Beans to launch pop-up boutique for social enterprises

Local co-working space CO+HOOTS is partnering with Beneficial Beans, a Phoenix café created by the Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center that provides training opportunities for adults with autism spectrum disorder, to open a five-month pop-up boutique dedicated to social enterprises.  The boutique opened for business on Oct. 16 at 1027 E Washington Street in Phoenix. There are products available from at least 20 social...

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Phoenix resident uses freight car to grow leafy greens year-round
Apr07

Phoenix resident uses freight car to grow leafy greens year-round

It’s no secret that farming is difficult in the Valley’s desert climate. The choking summer heat and lack of rain aren’t exactly the most favorable conditions for growing plants. However, one local has found a way to bypass Phoenix’s harsh environment by growing plants in an environment he can control—a freight car. How does it work? Mark Norton of Phoenix wanted to find a way to help people improve their health while also helping the...

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Be a downtown Phoenix tourist for a day
Mar09

Be a downtown Phoenix tourist for a day

Whether you’ve lived in or near Phoenix for a month or a decade, it’s almost a guarantee that you haven’t seen everything the downtown area has to offer. Not only is Phoenix gaining notoriety for its buzzing tech scene, but it’s rich with art, community, great food, and an overall creative culture. On your next day off, treat yourself—or your family—to a fun day of downtown Phoenix tourism. Start your day with the right cup of coffee....

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Haven’t settled on a New Year’s resolution? Arizona’s entrepreneurs can help
Dec30

Haven’t settled on a New Year’s resolution? Arizona’s entrepreneurs can help

For most, the new year is a prime opportunity to declare and prioritize personal and professional progress. Some swear off soda beginning New Year’s Day; a few vow to spend more time with family; others re-work their budgets so they can save up for special vacations. But as the years go by, it can grow difficult to come up with fresh New Year’s resolutions that provide both fun and a bit of a challenge. Luckily, TechAZ has your back....

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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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