Call for mentors! Startup Week returns to Phoenix in February
Jan04

Call for mentors! Startup Week returns to Phoenix in February

PHX Startup Week, powered by Chase for Business, is back and returning to the Valley in 2018 on February 19th-23rd! As usual, this event is free and open to startups and entrepreneurs in the area to celebrate the local community during this awesome five-day event in Downtown Phoenix. Startup Week is a fantastic opportunity to network with some of the Valleys most innovative leaders and to see what kind of new startups are in the...

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2017 Year in Review
Jan01

2017 Year in Review

2017 was a tremendous year for the growing Arizona tech scene. Many great local companies have flourished and changed; proving that AZ is becoming the place to be for technology and entrepreneurship. With new startups popping up, to funds being raised, 2017 proved to be successful and full of amazing challenges. Below, we detail the highlights of last year’s tech scene. Reach out to us here and let us know if we missed anything, and...

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Five office design choices to help employees stay focused
Dec27

Five office design choices to help employees stay focused

Five office design choices to help employees stay focused In today’s world, staying focused on anything for long periods of time can be challenging. So many things call for our attention, and when we give it, it’s most likely short lived. This applies to the office too. As workspaces have become more open to encourage collaboration, they’ve also polluted our ability to focus. With lowered walls and office perks, it can be effortless...

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ASU students start club to educate community about blockchain technology
Dec18

ASU students start club to educate community about blockchain technology

Arizona State University students banded together this summer to create the Blockchain Innovation Society, a club that debuted with its first meeting in October. Jeremy Liu, a sophomore mathematics major, said the idea for the club came from concern over the lack of blockchain community on campus. The vice president of the club invited Liu to a boba shop to discuss the idea, and he was immediately on board. “None of us knew much about...

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Three popular workplace perks to make employees happy Matt Coxhead, JLL Executive Vice President
Nov29

Three popular workplace perks to make employees happy Matt Coxhead, JLL Executive Vice President

In the technology sector, recruiting and retaining top talent is critical to continuous innovation and success in an ultra-competitive industry. Having the right tools in your arsenal – and more importantly, knowing how to use them – is a crucial component of winning the ongoing war for talent. One of the tools in your arsenal should be office perks. Nap pods, game rooms, free lunches. Corporations are investing big dollars in...

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