Meet Robin Bramman
Nov13

Meet Robin Bramman

Full Name:  Robin Bramman What part of Arizona do you call home?  West Valley (Goodyear-Litchfield Park) What do you do? I help people and companies with Brand and Marketing Strategy, #1 I am the Founder of Brandtini, aBrand Essentials Marketplace with events, tools and future eCourses. #2 I am the City Leader for Women Who Startup events that are monthly at Galvanize, #3 I at a Board Member for the Co+Hoots Foundation, and #4 I am a...

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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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Chandler Innovations helps East Valley businesses grow
Sep18

Chandler Innovations helps East Valley businesses grow

Arizona’s growing entrepreneurial ecosystem includes a healthy amount of business incubators and accelerators, but how many focus their efforts on startups from a specific budding geographical area? Enter Chandler Innovations, a “city-wide business incubation and entrepreneurial development program” that offers coaching to tech-focused, scalable businesses. Chandler Innovations is sponsored by the City of Chandler and supported by...

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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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Recap: Meltdown in the Desert 2
Jun27

Recap: Meltdown in the Desert 2

Did you attend Meltdown in the Desert 2 at Galvanize this weekend? The event, dubbed the summer’s hottest social media and entrepreneurship conference, occurred for the second year in a row on Saturday and Sunday June 24th and 25th. The weekend began with keynotes from speakers like Quest Nutrition co-founder Tom Bilyeu, actor Sean Whalen, Order of Man founder Ryan Michler, and several others. Workshops led by local entrepreneurs Dom...

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