SEED SPOT presents High School Demo Day
May21

SEED SPOT presents High School Demo Day

Seed Spot, a nonprofit dedicated to helping local social entrepreneurs succeed, is showcasing its High School Demo Day program on Tuesday, May 15 at 6:30 pm. Seventeen student teams out of the 80 that applied will be pitching their ideas to an audience at the Herberger Theater in downtown Phoenix. Seed Spot says on its website that 72 percent of young people are interested in starting a business, but 62 percent are never offered a...

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Density: The No. 3 trend impacting the real estate of tech companies
Apr10

Density: The No. 3 trend impacting the real estate of tech companies

Labor and costs are the two most significant impacts on real estate of technology companies. Rounding out the top three most significant effect is density. Trend 3: Reversal of density The trend toward efficiency has reigned supreme in the real estate world. The drive toward a “less is more” ownership mentality on a personal and corporate basis has completely transformed the way things work. As a result, the concept of the private...

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YELS to encourage youth entrepreneurship with April 7 summit
Apr02

YELS to encourage youth entrepreneurship with April 7 summit

YELS, the Youth Entrepreneurship, and Leadership Summit, will take place in Phoenix at Grand Canyon University on Saturday, April 7. The one-day event runs from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. YELS is a conference targeted at Generation Z (in this case, ages 12 to 19) in hopes of introducing them to innovation and leadership opportunities. The meeting includes workshops, speakers, networking and the “Rapid Pitch Battle,” the summit’s version of...

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Phoenix-based Mindset Medical raises $1.25 million in seed round
Mar12

Phoenix-based Mindset Medical raises $1.25 million in seed round

Phoenix-based med-tech startup Mindset Medical is breaking ground in the Med Tech industry. In a recent seed round, Mindset raised $1.25 million in investment capital for the release and further expansion of Informed, a mobile patient-engagement platform.  This platform allows patients to build a HIPAA-compliant health profile and check into an appointment all from the simplicity of their smartphone. “With Informed, we will put the...

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Cost: The No. 2 trend impacting the real estate of tech companies
Mar05

Cost: The No. 2 trend impacting the real estate of tech companies

In the last article, I discussed the number one trend impacting the estate decisions of technology companies across the country, talent. In this article, we’re moving on to the second most impactful trend, cost. Knowing and understanding these trends will give you a leg up as you plan your real estate strategy. Trend 2: Cost is irrelevant The future of work is changing, and making good investments in the workplace is becoming more and...

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