Phoenix-based company Fullbay to take top prize in recent Venture Madness Competition
Feb19

Phoenix-based company Fullbay to take top prize in recent Venture Madness Competition

The recent Venture Madness competition proved to be yet another smashing success. While every competitor put up a fantastic fight, it was Phoenix-based Fullbay, a heavy-duty shop management software, to take the top prize. 26 startups pitched in four categories, each category winner taking home ten thousand dollars. The four winners then gave a final pitch, and Fullbay was awarded the additional ten thousand grand prize. The following...

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Say hello to your local girl gang, Babe Council.
Feb12

Say hello to your local girl gang, Babe Council.

Babe Council is a non-partisan organization that educates and empowers women to be more community and civic-minded through social activism and altruism. Think of them as Girl Scouts for grown-up: adult conversations, an action that betters the city, and a little booze. The organization works out of Galvanize, a co-working space for startups in the Warehouse District. Babe Council began in August of 2017 after being inspired by the...

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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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