CO+HOOTS Foundation hosts Youth Startup Weekend supporting  over 50 high school students creating startups
Feb06

CO+HOOTS Foundation hosts Youth Startup Weekend supporting  over 50 high school students creating startups

CO+HOOTS Foundation, a Phoenix nonprofit committed to diversifying the workforce through ongoing education, sponsorship, and strategic partnerships is hosting its third Youth Startup Weekend. The event, affectionately known as YSW, brings in Valley youth ages 13-18 to ideate, form teams, build,  and pitch startups over the course of one weekend. From Friday evening to Sunday morning, students work alongside mentors to create a Minimum...

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Venture Devils program helps ASU-affiliated founders succeed
Feb01

Venture Devils program helps ASU-affiliated founders succeed

Venture Devils is a program offered through ASU that helps ASU-affiliated founders successfully launch businesses and nonprofits. All startups teams must include one ASU student enrolled in at least one credit hour for the upcoming semester. That includes undergraduates, graduate students, postdoctoral students, part-time students and online students. If accepted into the program, startups are paired with a “Venture Mentor” who...

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Invest Southwest’s Venture Madness competition announces 24 finalists
Jan24

Invest Southwest’s Venture Madness competition announces 24 finalists

Invest Southwest, a nonprofit committed to helping local startups succeed since 1992, announced the finalists for its Venture Madness competition. The competition, co-sponsored by the Arizona Commerce Authority, will be held Jan. 29-30 at Galvanize Phoenix. The event begins with a networking reception on Monday night. On Tuesday, the 24 finalists will first compete for the $10,000 top prize within each of the four categories, then for...

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Why 2018 is the year to re-evaluate your payment technology
Jan22

Why 2018 is the year to re-evaluate your payment technology

No business wants to find themselves the victim of a data security breach. As we’ve seen with Target, Home Depot, Neiman Marcus and so many others, the size and frequency of these intrusions continue to increase with no signs of relief. Costs for these events stretch far beyond the impact of dealing with refunds and chargebacks from fraudulent transactions but also includes enrolling impacted members in credit monitoring services and...

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Local ASU Startup Develops App To Track Restaurant Food Supplies
Jan15

Local ASU Startup Develops App To Track Restaurant Food Supplies

Throughout the 21st century into the modern era, technology has and continues to pave the way for countless innovations, and numerous to come. In this day in age a great idea along with the proper resources anything is possible. Changes are happening in our world more often over each passing day. Each day, young innovators are making strides toward building a brighter future through modern technology, accompanied by relentless...

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