Phoenix-based company Fullbay to take top prize in recent Venture Madness Competition
Feb19

Phoenix-based company Fullbay to take top prize in recent Venture Madness Competition

The recent Venture Madness competition proved to be yet another smashing success. While every competitor put up a fantastic fight, it was Phoenix-based Fullbay, a heavy-duty shop management software, to take the top prize. 26 startups pitched in four categories, each category winner taking home ten thousand dollars. The four winners then gave a final pitch, and Fullbay was awarded the additional ten thousand grand prize. The following...

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Invest Southwest opens entry to Venture Madness pitch competition
Nov03

Invest Southwest opens entry to Venture Madness pitch competition

  Invest Southwest, a nonprofit committed to helping regional startups succeed since 1992, announced last week that interested parties may now apply for their annual Venture Madness pitch competition. Venture Madness, presented in partnership with the Arizona Commerce Authority, will feature 24 promising startups competing to win a large sum. Each of the four category winner will win $10,000, with the grand prize winner taking...

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Challenge Cup makes a return to Phoenix
Aug02

Challenge Cup makes a return to Phoenix

Returning to Phoenix this fall is 1776 Challenge Cup. 1776 Challenge Cup is a global competition for the world’s most promising startups to tackle complex, regulated challenges, and to share their vision on a global stage, engage with industry leaders, and win grand prizes. 1776 Challenge Cup is put on in partnership with investment firm Revolution, an active member of entrepreneurial communities and startups outside of Silicon...

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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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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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