Tech-focused title and escrow firm JetClosing thrives in Phoenix
Jan12

Tech-focused title and escrow firm JetClosing thrives in Phoenix

While other industries found success using new technology to make their services faster and easier, the group behind  JetClosing felt that real estate was missing out on a tremendous opportunity. Other services like shopping and banking moved online and onto smartphones,  but buying a home remained an extensive, time-consuming and confusing headache. JetClosing changes this by offering resources like a title and escrow mobile app that...

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Tempe tech startup Prospectiy.io plans for expansion
Mar22

Tempe tech startup Prospectiy.io plans for expansion

Prospectify, a Tempe based company from the Techstars cohort, announced in a press release this past Monday that they have successfully raised $1 million dollars in seed funding. This investment was led by Geekdom Fund from San Antonio, as well as Arizona Tech Investors and other strategic angel investors. The Techstars cohort is a global ecosystem that helps entrepreneurs build great businesses, making it a great group for startups...

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Who are you rooting for during this year’s Venture Madness?
Feb22

Who are you rooting for during this year’s Venture Madness?

Brackets are all the rage when March arrives. While most people will certainly think of basketball first and foremost, there’s another type of tournament that’s creating that same feeling of passion and support that fans exude each year for their favorite teams. This is all thanks to Invest Southwest and their yearly event, Venture Madness. When creating a startup, the hardest part is breaking out of the infancy phase. Whether it’s...

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The Official 2016 TechAZ Recap
Jan17

The Official 2016 TechAZ Recap

From raising money and expanding operations to IPOs and brand new startups, 2016 was a banner year for the TechAZ scene. Many great Arizona companies saw a lot of changes, which confirmed another exciting year of tech growth in AZ. Whether it was raising as much as $160 million in financing or adding new locations, there were plenty of business wins in 2016. Below, we detail the highlights of last year’s tech scene. Reach out to...

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You could win up to $10,000 in GoDaddy’s “Small Business Stories” contest
Dec14

You could win up to $10,000 in GoDaddy’s “Small Business Stories” contest

GoDaddy and Audience Awards are teaming up this winter to host the “Small Business Stories” video contest, which will award a total of $21,500 to ten innovators around the world. GoDaddy, one of Arizona’s top tech companies and the world’s largest cloud platform for small businesses, has always been invested in Phoenix-area entrepreneurship. Now they’re going global by partnering with Audience Awards, a content sourcing platform that...

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