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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Five flexible lease options for tech companies besides co-working
Oct31

Five flexible lease options for tech companies besides co-working

Five flexible lease options for tech companies besides co-working Building an engaging environment in the technology sector is becoming increasingly important to attracting and retaining employees. Tech giants are pouring resources into state-of-the-art spaces but not all small to mid-stage companies are able to do the same. Construction costs continue to grow and, therefore, it costs 30% more today to build an engaging workplace than...

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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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CO+HOOTS Foundation helps entrepreneurs by partnering with global bank and national law firm
Jul12

CO+HOOTS Foundation helps entrepreneurs by partnering with global bank and national law firm

CO+HOOTS Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, is downtown Phoenix’s first and largest entrepreneur collaboration hub and community. CO+HOOTS is a shared office location that promotes collaboration with like-minded individuals, professionalism, and an inspirational space that aims to help creative people and entrepreneurs flourish. This past week, CO+HOOTS announced that they are proudly partnering with global bank BBVA Compass and...

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Phoenix co-working spaces help local startups thrive
Jul05

Phoenix co-working spaces help local startups thrive

The Phoenix-area entrepreneurial community has seen more and more startups pop up in recent years. While these talented business owners have worked incredibly hard to get to where they are now, many of them have enjoyed the privilege of having help along the way. Accelerators and incubators helped many of them get off the ground, and other organizations and people have been generous investors. But perhaps the thing that most brings...

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